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Portland, Oregon – November 9 – 10, 2024 – CIMI® Diana Moore, Licensed Trainer

November 9 @ 8:00 am - November 10 @ 5:00 pm PST


Certified Infant Massage Instructor Training CIMI®

Hosted by: Providence Portland Medical Center


Participants through detailed instruction by our Licensed Trainers are trained to teach parents/primary caregivers The Loving Touch® Method© of Massage with their newborns and children through a demonstration approach using a doll. This is a parent-delivered activity because the goal is to empower parents/caregivers to have direct hands-on contact with their children to improve the parent/child connection through the massage.  Our certification program is presented through PowerPoints/Keynotes, lectures, audio-visual aids, shared discussions, and hands-on learning with a demonstration doll.  There will be an in-person demonstration lab/or Zoom with parents and their children each day of the training for more in-depth learning. To receive  CIMI® certification participants must attend both days of training and complete the Post-Practicum assignment. This includes the online Open-Book exam and parent instructional sessions with observational write-ups. Successfully passing will achieve their Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI®) Certificate. Participants have a 2-month window to complete the program.

Graduates become a part of the International Registry of CIMI® through the International Loving Touch Foundation, Inc.  Read more about Becoming a CIMI®. Information on continuing education (see CE HOUR Accreditation information)

Who Can Attend:  The CIMI® Certified Infant Massage Instructor program is an evidence-based practice (discipline: prevention) designed for Nurses, Lactation Consultants, Speech Language, Early Intervention Specialists, Occupational and Physical Therapists, Massage Therapists, Developmental Specialists, Doulas, Parent Educators, Child Life Specialists, Social Workers, Home-base visitors, and all healthcare professionals who work with infants and children. Other interested individuals should contact us directly.


Diana Moore, Founder, CIMI®, ILTF Trainer

(503) 253-8482 info@lovingtouch.com


    • Saturday, November 9,  2024, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Sunday, November 10,  2024, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Lunch break 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    • Free Baby Massage Daily Demo 2:00 – 3:30 PM daily (must register, call 503-253-8482)
    • Cancer Center Classrooms – main level 

Included Readings & Supplies: Select your doll choice at checkout. 

  • Instructor Training Manual, handouts and oil.
  • Touch — by Tiffany Field
  • Baby Massage: Calming Power of Touch — by Heath and Bainbridge
  • Brain-Based Parenting — Hughes & Baylin
  • Modalities of Massage – Elaine Stillerman, Chapter Six: Infant Pediatric Massage by Diana Moore  (available only through Loving Touch)
  • Demonstration Doll: LaBaby Doll by JC Toys. 20” Soft Body with vinyl or non-cloth head, arms, and legs.
  • Doll choices: Asian, African/American, Asian, Caucasian, Hispanic

Training Fee: $720. Includes all books, supplies & shipping


1) One recommendation/character reference letter from a health care professional or professional supervisor/peer recommending you to this program.

2) One personal letter explaining why you want to learn and teach the Loving Touch® Parent-Infant Massage Program. (150-200 words)


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CIMI® Portland, Oregon Nov 9 - 10, 2024
CIMI® Providence MC, Portland, OR - Trainer - Moore
$ 720.00


November 9 @ 8:00 am PST
November 10 @ 5:00 pm PST
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Diana Moore, MS, LMT, CIMI®, Licensed Trainer
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Providence Portland Medical Center
4805 NE Glisan Street
Portland, OR 97213 United States
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