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Labor Doula Training - Atlanta, GA (Gwynne Knap)

This training workshop is the first step to becoming a CAPPA Certified Labor Doula!

 Export to Your Calendar 12/2/2017 to 12/3/2017
When: December 2-3, 2017
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Where: Map this event »
Atlanta, Georgia 
United States
Contact: Gwynne Knap, CLD, CPD, CCCE, CLE

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Want to be inspired and empowered to begin or enhance your perinatal career? Train with the Childbirth and Postpartum Professionals Association, an international certification organization for Doulas, Childbirth Educators, and Lactation Educators.  CAPPA trainings are designed to educate and equip the contemporary perinatal professional for a successful career in a fun, supportive, and collaborative environment.  Trainings are evidence based and comprehensive, and are designed to appeal to all learning styles.  Students will enjoy engaging and interactive instruction, with practical and real-world scenarios.  CAPPA instructors have in depth knowledge and follow standardized curriculums to ensure the highest quality training and most comprehensive perinatal education for CAPPA Certification programs.  As one of the first and most comprehensive perinatal organizations in the world, CAPPA is respected for its longevity, stability, and its commitment to excellence in both education and unsurpassed student and member support. 


The CAPPA Labor Doula Training


Ready to become proficient when offering professional labor support? Take the first step towards becoming a Certified Labor Doula with CAPPA.  This eighteen-hour workshop meets the first requirement of your CLD program and prepares you to work through the steps for certification. This course is designed to provide a foundational skill base, knowledge, and perspectives on professional labor support for perinatal professionals, as well as providing training for those seeking certification as certified labor doulas with CAPPA.


Offering 18 CAPPA Contact Hours. Nursing contact hours potentially available on request.


The CAPPA Labor Doula Training Class includes the CAPPA Labor Doula Manual, and covers the following topics:


·           CAPPA certification and policies

·           Practical application of Scope of Practice, ethics, and integrity

·           Building bridges with medical/midwifery professionals

·           Modeling and teaching positive communication and self-advocacy

·           Support for every stage of labor and birth

·           Hands on practice of proven comfort measures and labor support techniques

·           Emotional support for labor and birth, as well as unexpected events

·           Hospital procedures – risk/benefit as well as alternatives and support

·           Cesarean and VBAC support

·           Prenatal and postpartum consultations and support

·           Breastfeeding initiation and support

·           Business development, marketing, and networking to create a successful career

·           And much more!


The 2017 CAPPA Labor Doula Training is the first step in becoming a CAPPA Certified Labor Doula, this class is taught by Gwynne Melody Knap, CLD, CPD, CCCE & CLD, an experienced Labor/Postpartum Doula and Childbirth Educator & Labor Doula Trainer.


Join me in Athens, GA to train as a CAPPA Labor Doula this August 2017. Join a thriving doula-friendly community where there is strong demand for doula services. I have appreciated the opportunity to train over 20 doulas in Athens over the past few years. I hope you'll consider participating with us on Aug 19-20, 2017!


Tuition: $425 before Nov 2, 2017, $ 475 after Nov 3, 2017.


Registration Link: Register online at    under CAPPA Trainings section


Note: Class size may be limited. Register today to secure your seat, classes may be canceled with prior notice should the class not fill or your registration can be moved to another training within 12 months should the class fill prior to securing your seat. *** Each student must be in attendance during the entirety of the training provided in order to receive a certificate of attendance for this Training Class.


Details of Refund Policy: Training fees are non-refundable, however, training fees may be transferred to another CAPPA Training taught by Gwynne Knap within 12 months of the original training. There would be a $50 transfer fee incurred if participant decides to transfer to another training date. If Gwynne Knap, cancels the training due to low enrollment, participant would be entitled to a refund less PayPal or similar transaction fees. Please check with the instructor before booking non-refundable travel to training.

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