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Labor Doula Training - Charlotte, NC (Meliea Holbrook)

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

 Export to Your Calendar 6/23/2017 to 6/25/2017
When: June 23-25, 2017
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Charlotte, North Carolina 
United States
Contact: Meliea Holbrook

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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!


Do what you love with an amazing organization!


Faculty: Meliea has been active as a birth professional in her community for almost 9 years. She brings her skills as a teacher and a coach to create a dynamic and intentional training experience for her students. When you leave her workshop you will not only have the skills to be an amazing doula, but you will be on the path to a personal transformation that will impact your own community in a positive way.

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Early bird tuition is $500 ****Save $50 - register by May 31 Late tuition is $550 Those choosing early registration may pay a $100 deposit to secure your seat. The balance($400) is due by June 10. Any balances not paid by June 10 will incur a $50 late fee.

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Cancellation/refund policy: If the workshop is cancelled by Meliea Holbrook, attendees have the option of receiving a full refund or transferring to another workshop with Meliea Holbrook. If the attendee cancels, a refund will not be given. If attendee cancels at least 3 weeks prior to the workshop start date, attendee has the option of transferring to another workshop held by Meliea Holbrook within 12 months of the original workshop date (only with written approval from Meliea Holbrook). Cancellations less than 3 weeks prior to the workshop start date will not be eligible for transfer or refund. Only one registration transfer is allowed, and a $50 transfer fee will be charged. If the attendee fails to transfer to another workshop within 12 months and pay the $50 transfer fee, all fees are forfeited. No-shows are not eligible for registration transfers. Non-refundable travel reservations should not be made until Meliea Holbrook has confirmed the workshop (usually at least two weeks prior to the workshop start date). In the event of hazardous weather or any other travel issues making it impossible for Meliea Holbrook to hold the workshop, a makeup option will be made available. Meliea Holbrook is not responsible for any travel expenses attendee may incur.

NOTE: 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.

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