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Membership Renewal ?

Download and printout the Membership Renewal form and submit along with your memberhsip fee cheque to the address stated on the form or complete the process and pay fee on-line in the "Members Room" .

Benefits of Membership

All members are provided with;

  • the legal right to use a title designation (future).
  • representation and support at local and provincial levels of government especially on issues that concern Reflexologists.
  • a connection to the International Reflexology Community and Organizations.
  • respect as a professional member of a respected profession.
  • guidelines for professional conduct and ethical practices.
  • discounted professional and general liability insurance (future).
  • the ability to connect with extended health insurance companies as a provider (future)
  • an opportunity and avenue to influence the direction of your chosen profession through participation and voting rights.
  • an opportunity to lend some of your expertise to an organization that works for you.
  • first-hand information on new developments in Reflexology.
  • a quarterly Newsletter
  • the ability to share your experiences through the submission of newletter articles.
  • the ability to network with and contact other Reflexologists.
  • free marketing through a listing on RABC's website.
  • an enhanced listing for Teachers and Teacher Trainers.
  • access to continuing education courses and courses provided by internationally renowned Instructors.
  • special rates and/or often free access to workshops.
  • access to unofficial Peer meetings or exchanges.
  • the right to attend the Association's AGM and special rates for associated Conferences only available to members.
  • access and the right to use the Association's professional logo.
  • access to Association brochures and marketing material (future).
  • guidelines for ethical advertising practices.
  • the ability to participate in an (often paid) Health and Trade Show organized by the Association.
  • a beautiful laminated wallet sized Membership Identification Card.
  • a professionaly designed Wall Certificate for Approved Memberships.
  • all the rights and priviledges of an RABC member.

For further enquiries email: enquiry@reflexologyofbc.com

 
New Membership Categories - for new members only - renewals see above

Every person who adheres to the Objectives, Code of Ethics and Conduct and Constitution and By-laws of the Association and has paid the annual fees associated with their category of membership, shall be considered a member in good standing.

  • To apply for a new membership, please complete and mail the registration form, along with all required supporting documents and a cheque in the correct amount, payable to the Reflexology Association of B.C. to the address stated on the form.
  • Carefully review the membership criteria listed below for your category before you send in your application. Submit all requested documentation with your application.
  • All applicants must sign and submit a copy of the RABC Code of Ethics and Code of Standards and agree to adhere to the Constitution, By-laws and Policies of the Reflexology Association of British Columbia and pay the applicable annual membership fees when they become due.

Approved Practitioner: 

To qualify for this category, you must:

  • Have at least one certificate of completion of a Reflexology Practitioner Training course/program* that is comprised of a minimum 40 hours classroom study and 60 hours practicum.

* Certificates/Diplomas of Schools and Institutes offering Reflexology Practitioner Training courses/program recognized by RABC. The curriculum will contain basic Reflexology history, Anatomy (with enhancements on Foot Anatomy), Physiology and Pathology, Methodology and a mandatory knowledge of the "Thumb Walking Technique", General Assessments, Client and Session records, General Business practices and Ethical and Professional conduct and practices for the Reflexologist.

Please note: If your course has met the above criteria, but the institute/school that provided your training is not recognized by RABC, you may submit your documentation along with your membership application and other documentation. Our Membership Director and Educational Standards and Approvals Committee will review non-conforming applications on a case by case basis.

Applicants may apply to participate in the RABC Proficiency Examination by downloading and submitting the completed form provided in the next section along with the membership application. An interim 18-month Practitioner membership without an "Approved" certification will be provided for new Practitioners that are in the process of completing the requirements to obtain the certification or are waiting to participate in the RABC Proficiency Examination.

Documentation to be submitted with your membership fee:

  • A completed and signed RABC membership application form for the Approved Practitioner category for the current year. Individuals not having successfully participated in a written and practical examination during their training must also complete and submit the application to participate in the RABC Proficiency Examination.
  • A copy of RABC's Code of Ethics and Standards that is signed by you.
  • A copy of your Reflexology Practitioner Training Transcript(s), Certificate(s) or Diploma(s).

Membership Fee: $50.00

Applying for an Approved Practitioner Membership but a written and practical examination was not part of your course curriculum?

Individuals who have met or exceeded the required hours in practicum and classroom but did not particpate in a written or practical examination can register to take part in the RABC Proficiency Examination (written and practical segments) for membership as an approved Practitioner. To register, download, complete and submit the form with the registration fee along with your membership application.

Teacher:

To qualify for this category, you must:

  • Have met all the requirements of an Approved Practitioner Membership.
  • Have a Teaching Certificate or equivalent training that is recognized by RABC.
  • Have practiced reflexology for at least two (2) years, for a total of 200 hours, keeping a record of Reflexology sessions on the form provided below.

Documentation to be submitted with your membership fee:

  • A completed RABC Teacher Membership Application form for the current year.
  • A copy of RABC's Code of Ethics and Standards that is signed by you.
  • A copy of your Reflexology Teacher's Certificate, course notes, charts and the original copy of the 200 hour session record with your application.

Membership Fee: $80.00

Associate:

Associate memberships are only available for:

  • Other Associations
  • Reflexology educational institutions or organizations offering Association accredited Reflexology training courses and programs for Approved RABC Reflexology class memberships.
  • Organizations not affiliated with the practice of Reflexology and those having products of interest for the practicing Reflexologist.
  • Individuals having no practitioner training and no business licence for the practice of Reflexology.

Please note: Enhanced listings on the RABC website are not available for Associate memberships.

Documentation to be submitted with your membership fee:

  • A completed and signed Membership Application form for the Associate category.
  • A copy of RABC's Code of Ethics and Standards that is signed by you.

Membership Fee: $30.00

Student:

Student memberships are available for individuals actively participating in a Reflexology Practitioner Training Course or Program.

Please note: Enhanced listings on the RABC website are not available for Student memberships.

Documentation to be submitted with your membership fee:

  • A completed and signed Membership Application form for the Student category.
  • A copy of RABC's Code of Ethics and Standards that is signed by you.

Membership Fee: $25.00

 
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