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Postpartum Doula Training - Utica, Michigan (Jill Reiter)

This 2-day training is the first step towards CAPPA CPD Certification.

 Export to Your Calendar 10/27/2018 to 10/28/2018
When: October 27-28, 2018
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM daily
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Utica, Michigan 
United States
Contact: Jill Reiter

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CAPPA Certified Postpartum Doula: CPD


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 Postpartum Doula Training


Ready to become proficient when offering professional postpartum support? Take the first step towards becoming a Certified Postpartum Doula with CAPPA.  This eighteen hour workshop meets the first requirement of your CPD 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 postpartum support for perinatal professionals, as well as providing training for those seeking certification as certified postpartum doulas with CAPPA.


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


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


·                 CAPPA certification and policies

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

·                 Listening and Communication Skills

·                 The Postpartum Doula as Educator

·                 Emotional and Physical Support of the Postpartum Mom

·                 Postpartum Mood Disorders

·                 Baby care techniques

·                 Calming and soothing techniques

·                 SIDS and Safe Sleep

·                 Infant Feeding-Choices and Support

·                 The New Baby and the Family

·                 Home Organization

·                 Skills for Special Circumstances

·                 Grief/Loss Support

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

·                 And much more!


Faculty: Jill Reiter earned her Bachelors of Art in Secondary English Education in 2002 from Western Michigan University. Although Jill is no longer working as a middle school teacher, she is passionate about learning and sharing knowledge. When she isn’t hosting CAPPA Radio, Jill is training women to be postpartum doulas as a member of the CAPPA Faculty or serving families as a certified postpartum doula. Jill lives in the metro Detroit area of Michigan with her four young children and a supportive husband.


Cost: $475 for registrations before September 27, 2018, $50 Late Fee after September 27, 2018


Details of Refund Policy: 

By registering and paying for this training, I understand that there are no refunds for this training. If student cannot attend this training, all funds will be held for 12 months to be applied to a future training taught by Jill Reiter. To transfer to another training, I understand that I will need to pay a $50 transfer fee. If you fail to transfer to another training within 12 months and fail to pay the $50 transfer fee, all funds will forfeited. POLICIES: I understand that I may not record the training workshop (audio or video). I understand that I may not photograph any PowerPoint slides, training materials, certificates of completion or any other intellectual property belonging to CAPPA or the trainer. I may take photographs during the training only with the express permission of the trainer and the participants. I may not post any pictures on social media nor email any pictures from the training without express permission of the trainer and the persons in the photograph to do so. No photographs may be used for advertising purposes, nor sold or transferred to any other party. I may not reproduce, publish or distribute any materials in the training manual. I may not reproduce, publish, photograph, share, email, or distribute any materials in the training binder (handouts) other than for the purpose of using them for my personal business as a postpartum doula. I understand that this course is only one step in becoming a CAPPA Certified Postpartum Doula. There are several other steps that must be completed by the student after the training in order to be eligible for certification by CAPPA. I understand that I must complete and return the Pre-Workshop Study Guide to Jill Reiter via email or US mail no less than 7 days before the first day of the training. I understand that I must enroll in CAPPA Academy after completing my in-person training, to complete my certification. CAPPA Academy is an online certification component, where I can: receive step-by-step instructions on completing my certification, download the necessary forms for certification, take my multiple choice and essay exams. I understand that I only have access to CAPPA Academy for 2 years. I understand that I must attend ALL days of the training. If I miss any portion of the training, I will not receive a certificate of training completion and/or Contact Hours. A certificate of training completion will be given only if I attend and fully participate in the entire training and the training fees are paid in full. I understand that due to the intense nature of the class and out of respect for the other students, no babies/children are allowed in the classroom during instruction time. Nursing babies may be brought to mom to nurse during breaks and/or lunch and can be coordinated in advance. I understand that using the titles CPD or CAPPA Certified Postpartum Doula (or any variation thereof) prior to officially earning my certification from CAPPA will result in being disqualified from being certified. CAPPA does not assume liability for adverse reactions to foods consumed, or items one may come into contact with while eating at any CAPPA Event, Training or Activity you may attend whether inside or outside of CAPPA planned events and activities. I understand that I must be at least 18 years old to get certified as a CAPPA Postpartum Doula.

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