Workshops

 

 

Register for Training and Workshops

 
 
 

 

 Birth Doula Workshop

DONA Approved

&

Childbirth Educator Certification Course

Okinawa & misawa

Hosted by the Military Birth Resource Network Okinawa & Misawa Chapters

Presented by the Academy of Certified Birth Educators from Kansas City, Kansas


Instructor

Linda Herrick
RN, CCE, CLE, Adv CD (DONA), BDT (DONA) 

Location

Okinawa-Kadena USO, Misawa- TBD

Dates

Thursday, September 14th - Sunday, September 17th, 2017 Okinawa Birth Doula Course

Monday, September 18th, Okinawa Childbirth Educator Certification Course

Thursday, September 21st - Sunday, September 24th, 2017 Misawa Birth Doula Course

Monday, September 25th, Misawa Childbirth Educator Certification Course


 

Registration Information

Registration closes September 1st, 2017, or until 20 seats are filled at each location. We must have a minimum of 10 participants at each location to facilitate a birth doula workshop. Please note, there are no refunds for the workshop. If you have a special circumstance arise, please contact us directly at contact@militarybirthresourcenetwork.org or office@acbe.com. If you can not attend the training and have already paid your registration, you may transfer your fee to another attendee. Some attendees may be traveling into town for this training and in order to respect their time and energy; no transfers will be given after two weeks before the training date.

If you choose to make only half the payment now, the remainder is due by August 15th, 2017. Partial payments are only available for the Birth Doula Training and combination Birth Doula Training/Childbirth Educator Certification Course.
If training numbers are not met, your tuition will be refunded. You will be notified by September 1, 2017.


 
 
 

Tuition

 

$450 Birth Doula Training (DONA Approved)

$700 Birth Doula Training and Childbirth Educator Certification Course

$300 Childbirth Educator Certification Course *See below for requirements*

In order to take the childbirth educator certification course you must either be:

  • A registered nurse with a current license
  • A graduate of an institution of higher education who has been awarded a degree in a health related field
  • An attendee of past ACBE or ACBE-approved birth doula and childbirth education workshops,
  • A person who, by experience, meets the requirements as determined on an individual review basis by our Registration Committee

Tuition may be made in two payments but must be paid if full by August 1st, 2017. Otherwise full tuition is due at the time of registration.   Fees include courses and materials.  Meals not included.


Courses

Birth Doula Workshop details: 

  Breastfeeding Class, Introduction to Childbirth for doula and Birth Doula Training with all course materials provided.  This course is approved by DONA International and fulfills three in-person requirements for DONA Birth Doula Certification (Breastfeeding for DoulasIntroduction to Childbirth for Doulas and Birth Doula Workshop). 

The Birth Doula Workshop is designed to provide you with the skills necessary to become a birth doula. You will learn how to assist your clients in developing a birth plan, methods of pain relief, unexpected outcomes, postpartum adjustment, infant care, and breastfeeding. You will participate in discussion and role-play, learning how to support clients through their labor and birth experiences and empower women and their partners as they make choices through pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum.

The Birth Doula Training has been approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing for 23.5 continuing education hours. CEP #9357. ACBE is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education for the Kansas State Board of Nursing. The doula workshop is approved for 25.2 contact hours applicable for RN, LPN, and LMHT re-licensure. Kansas Sate Board of Nursing Provider Number SP-1373-0617.

Learn more about how to get started with DONA Certification

BABE Course details:

The BABE Course is a certification class for childbirth educators.  Participants will be guided through a variety of teaching methods and will learn how to adapt course content to meet the unique needs of the childbearing family.

  • Certification Requirements
  • Attend the full accelerated training day
  • Pass the BABE certification exam
  • Compose a curriculum outline
  • Complete two (2) written book reports
  • To read more about the outline of the course please follow the link here

The BABĒ Course Eligibility Requirements (one of the following):

  • A registered nurse with a current license
  • A graduate of an institution of higher education who has been awarded a degree in a health related field
  • Attendees of past ACBE or ACBE-approved birth doula and childbirth education workshops,
  • A person who, by experience, meets the requirements as determined on an individual review basis by our Registration Committee

Learn more about the BABE Childbirth Education Certification Course

 

You will also be provided with a session in the base approval process for SOFA businesses on and off base, working at the military hospital, and families in special circumstances.


 

Schedule

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

*Monday

5:30pm - 8:30pm

9:30am - 5:30pm

9:30am - 5:30pm

9:30am - 5:30pm

9:00am - 5:30pm

Breastfeeding for Doulas

Introduction to Childbirth

Birth Doula Training

Birth Doula Training

Childbirth Education Certification Course

*Please notate Monday is for those who've registered for the BABE Childbirth Educator Certification Course

 

Registration application

 

 
Name *
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Will you be traveling from outside the training location? *
I have read and agree to the refund policy. *
*Refund Policy: If you can not attend the training and have already paid your registration, you may transfer your fee to another attendee. No refunds will be given. Some attendees may be traveling into town for this training and in order to respect their time and energy; no transfers will be given after two weeks before the training date. If training numbers are not met, your tuition will be refunded. You will be notified by September 1st, 2017 if training is not being held.
I understand my registration is incomplete until tuition is paid in full by August 15th, 2017. *
A registered nurse with a current license A graduate of an institution of higher education who has been awarded a degree in a health related field Attendees of past ACBE or ACBE-approved birth doula and childbirth education workshops, A person who, by experience, meets the requirements as determined on an individual review basis by our Registration Committee