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FSMTB Executive Director Elected to FARB Executive Board

FSMTB Executive Director Debra Persinger was elected to the Executive Board of the Federation of Associations of Regulatory Boards (FARB) Governing Council.

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FSMTB Celebrates Job Satisfaction among Practitioners

FSMTB announces findings from the 2017 Job Task Analysis, which indicate that massage and bodywork practitioners are overwhelmingly satisfied with their occupation.

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FSMTB Announces Upcoming Changes to MBLEx Content

In accordance with the 2017 Job Task Analysis Survey, the MBLEx Content Outline has undergone analysis and revision. These changes will be incorporated into the exam effective July 1, 2018.

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FSMTB Human Trafficking Task Force Report Released

The FSMTB Human Trafficking Task Force Report is now available. The Report calls attention to concerns regarding the impact of human trafficking upon the massage profession.

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FSMTB Initiates Texas Litigation to Protect Integrity of MBLEx

FSMTB has initiated legislation in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas to protect the integrity of the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx).

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