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Waco, Texas – June 23 & 24 2023 – Certified Infant Massage Instructor Training CIMI® – Diana Moore

June 23, 2023 @ 8:00 am - June 24, 2023 @ 5:00 pm PDT

$720.00

CLASS SUMMARY:

Participants through detailed instruction 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. The goal is to empower parents/caregivers to have hands-on contact with their children to improve the parent/child connection. Our certification training is presented through PowerPoints/Keynotes, lecture, audio-visual aids, shared discussions, and hands-on learning with dolls. If possible, there will be an in-person demonstration lab/or Zoom with parents and their newborns each day of the training for more in-depth learning. The Post-Practicum portion follows the training to conclude certification. Participants completing the Post-Practicum which includes: Take home Open-Book exam, parent instructional practicum with observational write-ups and successfully passing will achieve their Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI®) Certificate. Participants have a 2 month window to complete the program. Extensions may be granted on an individual request.

Graduates become a part of the International Registry of CIMI’s through 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 program (discipline: prevention) designed for Nurses, Lactation Consultants, Speech Language, Early Intervention Specialists, Occupational & Physical Therapists, Massage Therapists, Developmental Specialists, Parent Educators, Child Life Specialists, Social Workers, Home-base visitors and healthcare professionals who work with infants and children. Other interested individuals should contact us directly.

Trainer:

Diana Moore, Founder, CIMI®, ILTF Trainer

(503) 253-8482 info@lovingtouch.com

Times:

  • June 23, 2023, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • June 24, 2023, 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) 

Included Readings & Supplies:

  • 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.
  • Specify doll choice at check out: Asian, African/American, Caucasian, Hispanic

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

PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING WHEN APPLYING:

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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Details

Start:
June 23, 2023 @ 8:00 am PDT
End:
June 24, 2023 @ 5:00 pm PDT
Cost:
$720.00
Event Category:
Website:
www.lovingtouch.com

Organizers

Diana Moore, MS, LMT, CIMI®, Licensed Trainer
Tonja Carpenter, IBCLC, RLC, PCD (DONA)

Venue

Lactation Services of Waco, LLC
2505 Washington Ave
Waco, TX 76710
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Phone
254-723-1987