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20 Hour Certified Lactation Educator™ Training - Denver, CO (Laurel Wilson)

Become a Certified Lactation Educator™ today. Join CAPPA for the 20 Hour Certified Lactation Educator™ Course.

11/16/2017 to 11/18/2017
When: November 16-18, 2017
08:30AM - 05:30PM
Where: Denver, Colorado 
United States
Contact: Laurel Wilson

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Want to be inspired and empowered to begin or enhance your perinatal career? Train with the Childbirth and Postpartum Professional 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 20 Hour Lactation Educator™ Training

 

Ready to become more proficient when offering breastfeeding education? Take the first step towards becoming a Certified Lactation Educator™ with CAPPA.  This twenty-four-hour workshop meets the first requirement of your CLE® program and prepares you to work through the steps for certification. This course is designed to improve the skill base, knowledge and perspectives on breastfeeding for perinatal professionals. Additionally, this course supports both the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and Mother Friendly practices and provides training for those seeking certification as certified lactation educators™ with CAPPA.

 

Offering 21.25 L-CERPS and 24 CAPPA Contact Hours. RD and nursing contact hours potentially available on request.

 

This course satisfies the following:

*The Core Competencies in Breastfeeding Care and Services for All Health Professionals as outlined by the United States Breastfeeding Committee (no endorsement by the USBC is implied). Ideal for labor and postpartum doulas, WIC staff, public health employees, and anyone looking to offer lactation education.

 

*The 20 Hour World Health Organization Curriculum to support the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative. Ideal for hospital staff, pediatricians, obstetricians, midwives, and PAs specializing in maternity care.

 

*The CAPPA Lactation Educator™, CLE® or CAPPA Community Educator™, LE(C) certification steps for workshop attendance. Ideal for anyone wanting to become a Certified Lactation Educator™, CLE®.

 

Includes:

The CAPPA 20 Hour Lactation Educator Training Class includes the CAPPA Lactation Manual, resources, and unique giveaways to enhance your practice.

 

The training covers the following topics:

 

  • Goals/Roles of the Lactation Educator

  • Historical Look at Breastfeeding

  • Anatomy of Breast and Lactation Physiology

  • Importance of Breastfeeding/ Hazards of Formula Feeding

  • Counseling the Postpartum Family

  • Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding – BabyFriendly Information

  • Working with the Hospital

  • Maternal/Infant Challenges

  • Pumping/Expressing Breastmilk

  • Medications and Mother's Milk

  • Teaching to Adult Learners

  • And much more!

Why Certify as a CLE®?

Certified Lactation Educators™ (CLE®s) provide evidence based information to the community, families and professionals to encourage an increase in breastfeeding initiation, duration and support. Lactation Educators™ are found teaching community and hospital based breastfeeding classes, as peer breastfeeding counselors in hospital and public health settings, facilitating support groups, running pump rental stations and providing phone support.

 

The CAPPA CLE® does not prescribe, treat, nor diagnose breastfeeding related conditions and is trained to refer clients facing circumstances that require this degree of intervention to a qualified professional, such as an IBCLC. The CAPPA 20 Hour Lactation Educator™ course is not an IBCLC exam prep course, nor does the CAPPA CLE® training prepare a student to become an IBCLC.

 

How to Certify as a CLE®:

http://www.cappa.net/lactation-educator

 

Your faculty:  
Laurel Wilson, BS, IBCLC, CCCE, CLE®, CLD, CPPFE, CPPI owns and manages MotherJourney in Centennial, Colorado. She has her degree in Maternal and Child Health-Lactation Consulting. With over twenty years experience working with women in the childbearing year, Laurel takes a creative approach to working with the pregnant family. So is co-author of forthcoming book, The Greatest Pregnancy Ever: The Keys to the MotherBaby Connection. Using journaling, birth art, visualization and experiential exercises, women connect with their inner resources to discover their true beliefs about themselves, their relationships, and their abilities to birth and parent their children.
 
Laurel is certified as a lactation consultant/counselor and Certified Lactation Educator™, childbirth educator, labor doula, Prenatal Parenting Instructor, and Pre and Postpartum fitness educator and prenatal yoga teacher. She serves as faculty for CAPPA's Certified Lactation Educator™ Programs. Offering education and movement classes to families in private and hospital settings, Laurel has created teaching strategies that facilitate better understanding of the change processes during the childbearing year. Laurel has been joyfully married to her husband for almost 20 years and has two beautiful teenagers, whose difficult births led her on a path towards helping emerging families create positive experiences. She believes that the journey towards and into motherhood is a life changing rite of passage that should be deeply honored and celebrated.
  

Ready to become more proficient when offering breastfeeding education? This course is designed to improve the skill base, knowledge and perspectives on breastfeeding and supporting both the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and Mother Friendly practices.

 

More Information: www.motherjourney.com

 

Register Here: https://denverclenov.eventbrite.com

 

Tuition Cost: $485 Early Bird 540$ Late registration


Details of Refund Policy: NO refunds, with APPROVAL can change dates within 12 months for a fee.

 

**Group registration available. Email info@motherjourney.com for invoice and W9. 

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