Sep
06
Wednesday, 2023
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
13-week format from September 6 to December 6, 2023 on Wednesday evenings from 6:00pm-9:00pm taught by senior instructor, Laurie Levy. (No class on November 22) This course is perfect for people who prefer learning in shorter classes over a longer period, want to learn with a close cohort of students, and can complete up to 4 hours of pre-work between classes. This virtual workshop will consist of the same DONA-approved curriculum as the traditional 4-day intensive class but offers a more spread-out schedule for people who want more time to assimilate the material. Completion of this training meets the criteria for three requirements towards DONA International Certifications: (1) Birth Doula Workshop, (2) Introduction to Childbirth for Doulas and (3) Breastfeeding/Chest feeding for Doulas. Our trainings have been filling up quickly and will close registration once we have reached max capacity. Registration will close on August 30. We do offer a Course Assistant position to provide technical support for the Zoom virtual classroom, and in exchange the Course Assistant would receive discounted tuition. Full tuition is $725. Participants will receive additional information, including login information once registered. For more information regarding this position as well as any other inquiries, please contact us at simkincenter@bastyr.edu or call us at (425) 602-3378.
Sep
07
Thursday, 2023
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Gain postnatal competence, tools & capacity taught by a DONA International-approved trainer-Tracy McPhillips. This training is scheduled to meet Thursday to Sunday, September 7-10, 2023 from 8am-5:30pm (Pacific Standard Time). This training will be held in-person and participants will be required to provide proof of vaccination and comply with mask and social distancing requirements. This course is perfect for people who want to complete their workshop in the quickest format. Completion of this training meets the criteria for two requirements towards DONA International Certifications: (1) Postpartum Doula Workshop, and (2) Breastfeeding/Chest feeding for Doulas. REGISTER NOW- Registration deadline is August 29. We do offer a Course Assistant position to provide classroom support, and in exchange the Course Assistant would receive discounted tuition. Full tuition is $725. Participants will receive additional information, including login information once registered. For more information regarding this position, or if you have any questions regarding this training or attending in-person classes at Bastyr University, please contact us at simkincenter@bastyr.edu or call us at (425) 602-3361.
Sep
18
Monday, 2023
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
In-person, five-day core program to begin practice in evidence-based breastfeeding and lactation care for anyone who works with new mothers and their newborns; or as the beginning process for becoming a lactation consultant (IBCLC). You’ll learn to provide accurate, current and consistent information about breastfeeding and lactation and to support new families in feeding their babies from birth through the process of weaning. See below the topics that will be discussed over a period of five days. Participants will be required to provide proof of vaccination and comply with mask requirements. If you have any questions regarding this training or attending in-person classes at Bastyr University, please call us at 425-602-3361. This training will take place, September 18-22, 2023, Monday to Friday, 8:00am-5:30pm. Cost $959.
Oct
07
Saturday, 2023
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
2-week format starting October 7-8 & 14-15, 2023 on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00am-5:30pm taught by Kim James. This course is perfect for people who want to complete their workshop in the quickest format. Must be able to complete 4 hours of pre-workshop modules before the course begins and up to 4 hours of flipped content between the first and second weekend of class. Completion of this training meets the criteria for three requirements towards DONA International Certifications: (1) Birth Doula Workshop, (2) Introduction to Childbirth for Doulas and (3) Breastfeeding/Chest feeding for Doulas. This training will be held in-person and participants will be required to provide proof of vaccination and comply with mask requirements. Our trainings have been filling up quickly and will close registration once we have reached max capacity. Registration will close on September 29. We do offer a Course Assistant position to provide support for the classroom, and in exchange the Course Assistant would receive discounted tuition. Full tuition is $725. Participants will receive additional information, including login information once registered. For more information regarding this position, or if you have any questions about this training or attending in-person classes at Bastyr University, please contact us at simkincenter@bastyr.edu or call us at (425) 602-3361.
Oct
17
Tuesday, 2023
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Achieve proficiency as a Prenatal Educator in a 9-week format from October 17 - December 12, 2023 on Tuesday evenings from 6:00pm-9:00pm PST. Taught by ICEA Approved trainer, Joni Parthemer and guest speakers. This course will be taught as a live-remote learning via ZOOM, offering the perfect opportunity to have a more spread-out schedule for people who want more time to assimilate the material and to learn with a close cohort of students while completing 3-5* hours of flipped content between classes. *Depending on your knowledge and experience, you can expect to complete assignments between classes. REGISTER NOW! Registration Deadline: September 17, 2023. Full tuition: $959. Please contact us regarding our Zoom Class Assistant position. Phone us at 425-602-3378, in you have any questions about this training.
Oct
27
Friday, 2023
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Gain postnatal competence, tools & capacity taught by DONA International-approved trainer-Tracy McPhillips. This Postpartum Doula training will be hosted as a live-remote training via ZOOM and will be held October 27-November 4, 2023. The class meets on Fridays and Saturdays from 8:00am-5:30pm (Pacific Standard Time). Must be able to complete 2-4 hours of pre-workshop modules before the course begins and up to 4-6 hours of flipped content between the first and second weekend of class. Completion of this training meets the criteria for two requirements towards DONA International Certifications: (1) Postpartum Doula Workshop, and (2) Breastfeeding/Chest feeding for Doulas. REGISTER NOW- Registration deadline is October 18. We do offer a Course Assistant position to provide technical support for the Zoom virtual classroom, and in exchange the Course Assistant would receive discounted tuition. Full tuition is $725. Participants will receive additional information, including login information once registered. For more information regarding this position as well as any other inquiries, please contact us at simkincenter@bastyr.edu or call us at (425) 602-3361.
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Audit a Class @ Bastyr

Did you know that you (the general public) can take many of the University's regular academic courses, assuming extra seats are available and you have the required prerequisites?

You can either audit classes or take them for credit. These 11-week classes, usually held on weekdays, are available in the nutrition, culinary arts, exercise science, health psychology and herbal sciences programs.