Please Participate in Important Survey Regarding Licensing in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) is required by the last state budget to complete a comprehensive study and report of Wisconsin's occupational licensing programs. 

The report from the DSPS must include the department's recommendations regarding whether any professional license programs should be eliminated based on its determination of factors including whether the unregulated practice of a particular profession could endanger public health and safety, whether the the regulation of the profession benefits the public, and the financial burden placed on the profession by regulation. The DSPS is seeking input from licensed professionals such as yourself to use in its determinations. Please take a few minutes to complete the DSPS survey below so that the department can have accurate information about the licensure of massage therapists in Wisconsin. 

The survey can be taken here. This link will be live until Monday, December 10, 2018, and is also available via the DSPS website at https://dsps.wi.gov.

Please contact the DSPS at 608-266-2112 with any questions you may have.

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