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Labor Doula Training -Brattleboro, VT (Jessilyn Dolan)
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This training is the first step to becoming a CAPPA Certified Labor Doula!

 Export to Your Calendar 7/6/2019 to 7/7/2019
When: July 6-7, 2019
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM EST
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Memorial Hospital
17 Belmont Ave.
Brattleboro, Vermont 
United States
Contact: Jessilyn Dolan, CLD

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Tuition Cost: $475.00 early bird $50.00 off. Volunteers are eligible for free tuition.



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!


CAPPA Faculty: Jessilyn Dolan has been working with birthing families for over 15years. Jessilyn is a pediatric and perinatal registered nurse, a certified Labor Doula, Certified HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator, Certified Infant Massage Instructor and Certified Massage Therapist. She started Vermont’s first ICAN and is on the board for the local infant grief and pregnancy loss organization. Jessilyn previously owned and operated a Family Wellness Center and Yoga studio as well as being an adjunct professor at The Community College of Vermont’s massage program for Reflexology, Anatomy and Physiology and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has worked at shelters with victims of domestic and sexual violence and families with diverse backgrounds and special needs. She previously worked at several hospitals and birth centers as a labor and delivery and post partum nurse and is currently nurse manager at a residential and community treatment facility for pregnant and parenting teen and young women in addiction recovery. She is a caring, honest, and open woman who wants to help make a difference in the lives of those around her. Jessilyn lives in the northern woods of Vermont with her Brady Bunch family!



Cancellation: As a participant of this training, I agree to the following cancellation policy: If the trainer cancels the workshop, the entire fee will be refunded. ALL OTHER CANCELLATIONS will be charged a $75.00 processing fee. If the cancellation is within three weeks of the workshop, NO REFUND will be given. With express written approval of the trainer, payment may be applies to a training workshop given by the same trainer within 12 months.



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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