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1. The NCBTMB requires that we put your home address on your transcript. Please enter it in the box below. Don't worry, we will not mail you anything or give it to anyone else.
2. What elements comprise a person’s culture?
3. What two attributes combine to make a person culturally sensitive?
4. According to Gardenswartz and Rowe we all have the same basic needs, what is different is _________________?
5. Why is self-awareness an important part of cultural sensitivity?
6. Why is it important for massage therapists to be culturally sensitive?
7. What factors in a massage can be sensitive to different cultures?
8. Why should massage therapists in the United States concern themselves with learning about other cultures?
9. Massage therapists often drape far less modestly in Europe than in the United States. Why?
10. The dominant culture in the United States originated with European immigrants, so why are our attitudes about massage and nudity different?
11. How does the gender of the therapist become a factor in cultural sensitivity?
12. How is massage therapy regarded in countries outside the United States?
13. If you are unsure about your clients feelings about the massage techniques being offered, what should you do?
14. Could there be a problem with using the phrase “undress to your comfort level” when dealing with someone from a different culture?
15. How is massage therapy regarded in Mexico, our neighbor to the south?
16. A male massage therapist should not be surprised or insulted if females from other cultures do what?
17. Why is it a good idea to tailor advertising for different ethnic groups in your community?
18. What condition, frequently treated by massage, is more prevalent in African American women than in Caucasian women?
19. The most common massage modality in Japan is Shiatsu. How might this influence a Japanese client’s expectation of massage?
20. An Arabic woman wearing a burkha (head to toe covering) that needs massage therapy would best be served by what type of massage therapist?
21. How do you develop trust in members of other cultures?

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