DONA International Birth Doula Workshop, June 12-14 in Rochester, New York
Featuring DONA-Approved Birth Doula Trainer and DONA Birth Doula Trainer Mentor, Patricia Predmore, RN, MS, LCCE, FACCE, BDT/CD(DONA), CLE/C and DONA-Approved Birth Doula Trainer Julia Sitting, MSW, BDT/CD(DONA), LCCE.
This Birth Doula Workshop has been approved as one step toward certification as a doula by DONA International and includes the following:
The significance of birth and the long term impact of the birth experience;
Specific suggestions for emotional and psychological support of the laboring woman and her partner;
Comfort measures and non-pharmacological pain management techniques;
The doula’s role before, during and after birth, and in special situations;
Communication skills and values clarification.
Discussion of ethics and standards of practice for the doula;
The business aspects of a doula practice;
DONA doula certification.
Cost of workshop is $400.00 if post marked by May 15, 2105 and $475.00 after. This includes all training materials, hearty continental breakfast, afternoon snacks and beverages each day, special goodies and of course, chocolate!