MISP Instructor Courses

 

Posted by Connected by Touch with Melissa Enter on Friday, September 8, 2017

MISP CourseCertified Instructor Course
$325

The MISP two-day intensive course is a  complete course with an internationally approved curriculum shared by all MISP Trainers. This includes learning the unique massage routine, child development, scientific knowledge, as well as the basis for bringing the idea of touch and movement for learning into all schools subjects.

Once the course has been completed successfully, the participant is given the MISP Instructor Certificate, allowing the implementation of the MISP program within classrooms in the presence of children, and within communities with children and their parents.

Cost:
The cost for the two day intensive training is $325.00  This covers a comprehensive manual, that becomes a basic tool for the successful implementation of the program, along with other training materials, a one year membership in MISA-USA and the continuous support of the trainer.


The Massage in Schools Program is an approved provider through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork  (approved provider number 451343-10). If you are a massage therapist, you may qualify for 14 continuing education, Live course credit hours through the NCBTMB with the instructor course.

Combined MISP Instructor Training and Touch and Move to Learn $ 400    Special just $325!
 The second morning, teachers and organizations within the community that are interested in bringing the program to their organization and potential new clients for you, are invited in for a meet and greet.   We will spend two hours learning how to present the program as well as touch and move to learn activities to build social skills and fun ways to adapt curriculum goals with active learning.  After a short break, guests will leave and we will continue with the full training.

 

Mini MISP Practitioners Training $125
This one day training is an add on to the 2 day instructors training for those who want to expand their certification to working with toddler and preschool children as well as children ages 4 – 12 which is covered in the two day course.  The training is open to those who have completed the two day course and certified infant massage instructors.  The training teaches a mini peer to peer massage with just three to six strokes in a story format.  You will also learn fun games and active learning ideas.  The technique taught in this training are geared to calm and build connections in classrooms and home, strengthen social skills, and family bonds.  Parents report they find that sibling relationship improve and children sleep better.

Touch and Move to Learn  
 A fun day for parents and educators of hands on activities that make learning enjoyable.  Using active movement and games, you will learn strategies that you can adapt to all school subjects.  All activities are designed to build cooperation, community and respect.  Created for classrooms, youth groups and in the home for children ages 4 – 12 years old.

Parent Workshop – Building Bonds and Resilience through Stories and Nurturing Touch 
This 2 hour workshop is an introduction to the Massage in Schools Program and the benefits if holds for your children, 4 – 12 years old, although easily adaptable for other ages.  Geared towards parents – biological, adoptive, foster-care and guardians of children who have experienced trauma or stress in their lives, the workshop provides you with tools that you can go home and use right away to build bonds and resilience in your children through stories and nurturing touch.  The activities you will learn will help enhance self-regulation skills, strengthen bonds and create memories, develop boundaries and set limits with humor.  The activities are hands on and designed to bring love and laughter into the home while reducing stress and increasing sleep.

 

2019   Winter  and Spring Training Schedule

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER OR CLICK ON NAME OF CITY OF CLASS
                    

         November, 2018

    •     9 & 10             Anchorage, AK        ( 1 spot open)                          Trainer:  Melissa Enter
                                   Certified Instructor Training;
                                   2100 Coffee & Commuitas,   2100 Old Seward Hwy, Anchorage  

      January 2019
       

      • 18 & 19     Chicago, IL                                                                     Trainer:  Melissa Enter
           Combined  Certified MISP Instructor Training plus Touch & Move to Learn
    • February 2019 
      • 1 & 2          Des Moines, IA                                                     Trainer:  Melissa Enter
        Combined  Certified MISP Instructor Training plus Touch & Move to Learn
      • This training is being held at an Airbnb in Des Moines.  There are a few rooms available at $25 a night for anyone who needs one.
      • 26 & 27       Tacoma, WA                                                    Trainer: Melissa Enter
        Combined Certified MISP Instructor Training plus Touch & Move to Learn
    • March 2019 
      • 8 & 9         Woodbury, MN                                                Trainer:  Melissa Enter
        Combined  Certified MISP Instructor Training plus Touch & Move to Learn 
        Lunds and Byerlys Community Room
        7050 Valley Creek Plaza, Woodbury, MN 55125
        This session is limited to 16 people.  Register early!
      • 15 & 16      Fargo, ND                                                                Trainer:  Melissa Enter
        Combined  Certified MISP Instructor Training plus Touch & Move to Learn 
      • 22 & 23      Redding, CA                                                        Trainer:  Melissa Enter
        Combined  Certified MISP Instructor Training plus Touch & Move to Learn 
      • 29/30        Portland, ME                                                     Trainer: sMelissa Enter
        Combined  Certified MISP Instructor Training plus Touch & Move to Learn 
    • April 2019      6 & 7         Oahu, HI                                                             Trainer:  Melissa Enter                                   
           Combined  Certified MISP Instructor Training plus Touch & Move to Learn 

                        12 & 13         Big Island, HI                                                 Trainer:  Melissa Enter                                   
                         Combined  Certified MISP Instructor Training plus Touch & Move to Learn

 
                        26 & 27          Portland, OR                                                   Trainer:  Melissa Enter
                        Combined  Certified MISP Instructor Training plus Touch & Move to Learn      

                    Dates TBD   Steamboat Springs, CO*              Trainer:  Allison Dutton 
                          Certified Instructor Training
                   ** Contact trainer  Allison Dutton at  Alliekate4@hotmail.com    323-854-6726 to                                       register for the Steamboat Springs training**
        

            May 2019

                 17 & 18         West Palm Beach, FL                                            Trainer:  Melissa Enter
                   Combined  Certified MISP Instructor Training plus Touch & Move to Learn

          June 2019

                    7 & 8         Anchorage, AK                                                                 Trainer:  Melissa Enter
                    Combined  Certified MISP Instructor Training plus Touch & Move to Learn

Don’t see a training in your area?  Contact one of the trainers or email info@misa-usa.com to see about getting one organized. 

 


Contact your Trainer:

Allison DuttonAlliekate4@hotmail.com           323-854-6726

Melissa Enter: connectedbytouch@gmail.com  507-514-3192

Mia Elms├Ąter:  mia@smaliv.com


 

 

When stress piles upon stress without the relief of an equal portion of relaxation, the body begins to shut out all sensory intake and the learning process is completely blocked.”
~Vimala McClure