Jul
11
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?
Jul
12
Tuesday, 2022
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Achieve proficiency as a Prenatal Educator in a 9-week format from July 12-September 6, 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 EXTENDED: June 22, 2022. Full tuition: $959. Please contact us regarding our Zoom Class Assistant position. Phone us at 425-602-3361, in you have any questions about this training.
Jul
14
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 July 14-17 from 8am-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 July 6. 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.
Aug
04
Thursday, 2022
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
New DATES: August 4-7, 2022, (Thursday-Sunday) 9am-5pm PST. Promote nurturing touch and communication between caregivers and infants in 4 days with IAIM experienced trainer. Participants will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Cost $670 Early Registration by July 12, 2022. $695 Registration after July 12, 2022
Aug
15
Monday, 2022
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Course will take place on August 15-16 from 8:30am-4:30pm. Join us for getting the latest in research updates or adding hours for exam eligibility or recertification. Participants are 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: $350 Early Registration fee by July 15, 2022. $450 Standard Registration Fee after July 15, 2022.
Aug
15
Monday, 2022
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
DATES: August 15-17, 2022. Monday-Wednesday. Class will meet from 8:30am-4:30pm on Monday-Tuesday and from 8:30am-1:00pm on Wednesday. Hone your skills and knowledge as you prepare to take the IBLCE Exam, or simply join us for getting the latest in research updates or adding hours for exam eligibility. Participants are 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: $475 Early Registration fee by July 15, 2022. $575 Standard Registration Fee after July 15, 2022.
Aug
17
Wednesday, 2022
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
DATE: August 17, 2022. Wednesday. Class will meet from 8:30am-1:00pm. Hone your skills and knowledge as you prepare to take the IBLCE Exam or add hours for exam eligibility. Participants are 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: $150 Early Registration fee by July 15, 2022. $225 Standard Registration Fee after July 15, 2022.
Sep
07
Wednesday, 2022
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.
Sep
10
Saturday, 2022
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
2-week format starting September 10-11 & 17-18 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. Our trainings have been filling up quickly and will close registration once we have reached max capacity. Registration will close on September 4. 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.
Sep
15
Thursday, 2022
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.
Sep
19
Monday, 2022
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 19-23, 2022, Monday to Friday, 8:00am-5:30pm. Cost $959.
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 23, 2022. Full tuition: $959. Please contact us regarding our Zoom Class Assistant position. Phone us at 425-602-3361, 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 from 8am-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
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.

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Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
12-week format from April 13, 2022 to July 6, 2022 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 April 10. Cost is $725. Participants will receive additional information, including login information once registered. Questions-contact us at simkincenter@bastyr.edu or call us at (425) 602-3378.
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