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Advanced Doula Training 2017
2 Feb 2017 - 20 Apr 2017$1500
This training is perfect for any doula looking to accelerate a doula career, gain valuable insight and confidence, and build her own doula business or partnership.
Enhance your doula career and charge top dollar with a 12-week course for $1,500.
- 6-month listing on Birth Learning website and paid client referrals ($500 each)
- 36 hours of instruction from some of Utah’s most experienced doulas
- Opportunity to shadow a seasoned doula through an entire client experience
- One-year membership to Utah Doula Association ($40 value)
- Baby and pelvis model ($88 value)
- Client tracking forms
- Weekly case studies
- 3 hours of breastfeeding education from an IBCLC
- Option to obtain accredited certification as an Advanced Doula through Midwives College of Utah
Taking the Birth Learning Advanced Doula Training has been the smartest financial and time investment I have made in my doula practice. Despite my own doula training and experiences, I saw another doula in action only once. It was valuable to witness seasoned and professional doulas through the entire process from an interview to prenatal appointments, labor support, and the postpartum visit. I looked forward to classes all week long and was sad when they were over! These amazing women had many experiences for us to learn from, things we are now well trained to handle when they come up instead of being caught off guard with the unexpected. They also helped me go from a “winging-it” interview/prenatal dialogue to an organized script that increased my professionalism, consistency, and ability to land clients, as well as giving me the confidence to raise my fees and to understand my worth. The referral clients I received from being listed on their website brought in enough income to pay for the training and the friendships I’ve made with the instructors and my classmates will last a lifetime!
When I first heard about the new Advanced Doula Training I ran home to my husband and begged for him to let me do it. He was hesitant and I understood why but I knew deep down that this could benefit me so much. I had been a doula for about 7 months when we started but wasn’t getting many clients. I still got super nervous going to interviews and was not sure if my time spent with clients during prenatal visits was as beneficial for them as it could be. I enjoyed my time during the DONA training but still left feeling clueless about a lot of things. I hoped that this course would change all of that.
He agreed for me to sign up and I couldn’t wait to get started. At the end of the training I cried on my way home because I had developed some great relationships and I didn’t want to stop learning. The knowledge I gained from these beautiful ladies is incredible and I truly can tell you that I benefited from every single hour of every week. I would highly recommend this class. I asked my husband after I finished if he was happy with the investment and he said he was so happy and he could tell how much more confident and comfortable I was with being a doula. We learned everything how to handle ourselves in an interview, build a business, different things to try during labor and more. They even had wonderful guest speakers come and we also got some amazing tools that we got to take home with us. This Advanced Doula Training truly changed me for the better and I have seen a serious difference in my company and have been able to watch it grow. I have 9 clients booked over the next few months!
Week 1 February 2 Doula’s Role
Week 2 February 9 Client Interview
Week 3 February 16 Prenatal Visit #1
Week 4 February 23 Prenatal Visit #2
Week 5 March 2 The Birth Place
Week 6 March 9 Birth Stories
Week 7 March 16 High Risk and Complications
Week 8 March 23 Breastfeeding
Week 9 March 30 As a Business
Week 10 April 6 Recognizing and Supporting Survivors
Week 11 April 13 Tricks of the Trade and Partners
Week 12 April 20 Methods and Closing