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Labor Doula Training - Portland, OR  (Tiffany Decker)

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

4/21/2017 to 4/22/2017
When: April 21-22, 2017
8:30 - 6:30
Where: Portland, Oregon 
United States
Contact: Tiffany Decker

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  • CAPPA Certified Labor Doula: CLD

  • 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!



  • Faculty: Tiffany Decker: Tiffany began her career in 2012, training as both a birth and postpartum doula in the same summer. She attended an intensive 6 month internship for birth doulas, and quickly started working full time as a doula. Within a few years she launched her own full service agent, Birthing Stone Doula,  that has steadily grown, despite high competition and being located in “the burbs.” Her passion for training doulas in the nuances of our work began in 2014 when she started training postpartum doulas, and kept growing as she developed a business and advanced training mentorship for her locally based doula community. You can find more about Tiffany at Portland Doula Training.


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  • Tuition: $575 or $475 early-bird rate (up to 4 week prior to start of workshop)


  • Details of Refund Policy: If CAPPA Faculty cancels the workshop, attendees have option to transfer fee to another workshop by same CAPPA Faculty within 12 months’ time of original registration date. If registrant does not wish to transfer fee to a future date the entire fee will be refunded. All other cancellations will be charged a $100.00 processing fee if occurring more than three weeks prior to workshop date. If the cancellation is made within three weeks of the workshop, no refund will be given. Cancellations prior to training have the option of having payment applied to a training workshop given by the same CAPPA Faculty within 12 months. (No-shows are not eligible for registration transfer.) Only ONE transfer of registration is permitted. If applicant does not attend a workshop within 12 months, all fees are forfeited. I understand I should not make non-refundable travel arrangements unless I have received confirmation from CAPPA Faculty that the training is confirmed.

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