Oct
10
Monday, 2022
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Want more information about our doula trainings? Meet our Birth and Postpartum Doula Instructors! Are you interested in becoming a birth or postpartum doula? Are you a practicing doula looking for ideas? Do you have questions about the Doula Certification process via DONA?
Oct
18
Tuesday, 2022
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Achieve proficiency as a Prenatal Educator in a 9-week format from October 18- December 13, 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: Sept 30, 2022. 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
23
Sunday, 2022
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
One day, IN-PERSON training at Bastyr Center for Natural Health (Wallingford/Freemont) focusing on self-care and hand skills to support the human body. Training is scheduled to meet from 9:00am-1:00pm on Sunday, October 23rd. Participants will be required to provide proof of vaccination and comply with mask requirements. Register early to ensure your space. If you have any questions regarding this training or attending in-person classes at Bastyr University, please call us at 425-602-3361. Cost $80. 20% discount to Simkin alums and Bastyr faculty, staff, students and alums.
Oct
23
Sunday, 2022
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
One day, IN-PERSON training at Bastyr Center for Natural Health (Wallingford/Freemont) focusing on self-care and hand skills to support the human body. Training is scheduled for October 23rd, Sunday, meeting from 9-5pm. Lunch break around 1pm. Participants will be required to provide proof of vaccination and comply with mask requirements. Register early to ensure your space. If you have any questions regarding this training or attending in-person classes at Bastyr University, please call us at 425-602-3361. Cost $100. 20% discount to Simkin alums and Bastyr faculty, staff, students and alums.
Oct
23
Sunday, 2022
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
IN-PERSON training at Bastyr Center for Natural Health (Wallingford/Freemont) focusing on hand skills to support the human body. This training will meet from 2:00-5:00pm on Sunday, October 23rd. Participants will be required to provide proof of vaccination and comply with mask requirements. Register early to ensure your space! If you have any questions regarding this training or attending in-person classes at Bastyr University, please call us at 425-602-3361. Cost $40. 20% discount to Simkin alums and Bastyr faculty, staff, students and alums.
Nov
03
Thursday, 2022
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, starting November 3-6, 2022 from 8:00am-5:30pm (Pacific Standard Time). This training will be hosted as a live-remote class via ZOOM. 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 October 27. We do offer a Course Assistant position to provide technical support for the Zoom live 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 regarding our doula trainings, please contact us at simkincenter@bastyr.edu or call us at (425) 602-3361.
Nov
04
Friday, 2022
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
This not-to-be missed virtual training opportunity is limited to clinicians or attendees with experience in perinatal education, support, or mental health. This workshop will be hosted as a live-remote learning via Zoom and the two-day format includes the Foundational training class on Friday, November 4, 2022, and the Advanced Counseling class on Friday, November 18, 2022. Class times are 8:30am to 4:30pm on both days. Classes will include two 15-minute breaks and a 30-minute lunch. Registrants must attend both the Foundational and Advanced Training. Register early as space is limited! $325 Early Registration by October 21, 2022. $375 Standard Registration after October 21, 2022
Nov
04
Friday, 2022
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Foundational Training (One Day Only) November 4, 2022, | 8:30am-4:30pm ONLINE VIA ZOOM A foundational training for professionals serving pregnant, birthing, and postpartum families. This training gives nurses, birth and postpartum doulas, psychotherapists, social workers, childbirth educators, lactation consultants, doctors, and other perinatal health professionals the resources and tools they need to better serve their clients or patients (many of whom may not disclose a history of sexual abuse). Cost: $175.-Early Registration by October 21, 2022. $225-Standard Registration after October 21, 2022
Nov
15
Tuesday, 2022
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
DATES: November 15-16, 2022. Tuesday-Wednesday. Class will meet from 8:30am-4:30pm. Clinical Applications in Lactation Care is a two-day, in-person, intensive course for sharpening assessment and patient care skills. Participants will be required to provide proof of vaccination and comply with mask requirements. Register early to ensure your space. We look forward to seeing you all outside the virtual world in a safe, comfortable, and informative space. If you have any questions regarding this training or attending in-person classes at Bastyr University, please call us at 425-602-3378. Registration requests received after the course has reached capacity are placed on a waiting list. Fees: $350 Early Registration fee by October 15, 2022. $450 Standard Registration fee after October 15, 2022.
Jan
04
Wednesday, 2023
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
13-week format from January 4, 2023 to March 29, 2023 on Wednesday evenings from 6:00pm-9:00pm taught by senior instructor, Laurie Levy. 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 December 28. 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.
Jan
05
Thursday, 2023
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Gain postnatal competence, tools & capacity taught by a DONA International-approved trainer-Tracy McPhillips. This Postpartum Doula training will be hosted as a 5-week format (10 sessions) from January 5 to February 9, 2023, meeting on Monday and Thursday evenings from 5:45pm-9:00pm (Pacific Standard Time). (No class January 16). This workshop will be hosted as a live-remote training via ZOOM. 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 workshop 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, December 27, 2022. 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.
Jan
08
Sunday, 2023
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
4-week format starting January 8-29, 2023 on Sundays from 8am-5:30pm taught by Kim James. This course is perfect for people who want to complete their workshop in a short timeframe. Must be able to complete 4 hours of pre-workshop modules before the course begins and up to 4 hours of pre-work between classes. 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 is 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 registration will close once we have reached max capacity. Registration will close entirely on December 30. 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.
Feb
28
Tuesday, 2023
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Achieve proficiency as a Prenatal Educator in a 9-week format from February 28 - April 25, 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: January 28, 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.
Mar
04
Saturday, 2023
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
2-week format starting March 4-5 & 11-12, 2023 on Saturdays and Sundays from 8am-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 is 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 entirely on February 24. 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.
Mar
20
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, March 20-24, 2023, Monday to Friday, 8:00am-5:30pm. Cost $959.
Mar
24
Friday, 2023
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Gain postnatal competence, tools & capacity taught by a DONA International-approved trainer-Tracy McPhillips. This Postpartum Doula training, hosted as a 2-week format, will be held March 24-April 1, 2023 and 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. This training will be in-person and participants will be required to provide proof of vaccination and comply with mask and social distancing requirements. REGISTER NOW- Registration deadline is March 15. 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.
Apr
05
Wednesday, 2023
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
13-week format from April 5, 2023 to June 28, 2023 on Wednesday evenings from 6:00pm-9:00pm taught by senior instructor, Laurie Levy. 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 March 29. 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.
Apr
20
Thursday, 2023
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Class will meet on April 20-23, 2023. Thursday-Sunday, from 9:00am to 6:00pm (NOTE: Class on day 4 will meet at 8:30am) The Pre- and Perinatal Massage Therapy Workshop will empower massage therapists and other healthcare providers to become competent, confident specialists in all stages of childbearing. Successful graduates are prepared to meet the emotional, structural, and physiological challenges of pregnancy and labor and into the long postpartum period. Instruction features 80+ advanced, specific techniques, pregnancy A&P, safety guidelines, complications and high-risk pregnancies, integrative structural alignment for client and therapist, an abundance of relevant research, and proven promotional strategies. (The course is also approved by various agencies for continuing education credit.) Pre-reading of Pre- and Perinatal Massage Therapy, 3rd edition, as well as a classroom manual and additional supplement of techniques further deepens learning during these 32 hours of in-person, multisensory instruction. Please note: Out of an abundance of caution for you and our staff and faculty, we will be strictly adhering to all CDC and Health Advisories, including University protocols during this 4-day training. Participants will be required to provide proof of vaccination and comply with mask and social distancing requirements. Register early to ensure your space. If you have any questions regarding this training or attending in-person classes at Bastyr University, please call us at 425-602-3361.
May
01
Monday, 2023
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Gain postnatal competence, tools & capacity taught by a DONA International-approved trainer-Tracy McPhillips. This Postpartum Doula training will be hosted as a 4-week format from May 1-22, 2023, meeting on Mondays from 8:00am-5:30pm (Pacific Standard Time). This workshop will be hosted as a live-remote training via ZOOM. 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 workshop 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, April 21. 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.
May
06
Saturday, 2023
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
4-week format starting May 6-27, 2023 on Saturdays from 8am-5:30pm taught by Kim James. This course is perfect for people who want to complete their workshop in a short timeframe. Must be able to complete 4 hours of pre-workshop modules before the course begins and up to 4 hours of pre-work between classes. 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 entirely on April 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 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.
Jun
19
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, June 19-23, 2023, Monday to Friday, 8:00am-5:30pm. Cost $959.
Jul
06
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, July 6-9, 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 June 27. 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.
Jul
11
Tuesday, 2023
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Achieve proficiency as a Prenatal Educator in a 9-week format from July 11 - September 5, 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: June 11, 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.
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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Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
12-week format from September 7, 2022 to December 7, 2022 on Wednesday evenings from 6:00pm-9:00pm taught by senior instructor, Laurie Levy. (No Class-Nov 23) 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 29. 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.
Ongoing
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Gain postnatal competence, tools & capacity taught by a DONA International-approved trainer-Tracy McPhillips. This Postpartum Doula training will be hosted as a 5-week format (10 sessions) from September 15 to Oct 20, 2022, meeting on Monday and Thursday evenings from 5:45pm-9:00pm (Pacific Standard Time). (No class Sept 26). This workshop will be hosted as a live-remote training via ZOOM. 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 workshop 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, Sept 8. 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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