Nov
30
Monday, 2020
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Learn responsive birth support in 4 days. Team-taught by world class faculty since 1988. Monday-Thursday: November 30-December 3, 2020 8am-5:30pm (with several breaks in between) $689 REGISTER NOW-REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE NOV 22nd. NOTE: Due to Washington State and King County health advisory guidelines regarding social distancing, we are offering this class virtually, via Zoom. Students will receive additional information, including login information once registered. Please contact us directly for more information on our Course Assistant positions at (425) 602-3361
Jan
06
Wednesday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
12-week format from January 6, 2021 to March 24, 2021 on Wednesday evenings from 6pm-9:30pm taught by senior instructor, Laurie Levy. This course is perfect for people who prefer learning in shorter classes over a longer period and want to learn with a close cohort of students and can complete up to 4 hours of flipped content between classes. This virtual workshop will consist of the same DONA approved curriculum as the traditional 4 day intensive but offers a more spread out schedule for people who want more time to digest the material. Full tuition: $689. Please contact us directly for more information on our Virtual Zoom Class Assistant position. Registration will close December 29, 2020.
Jan
16
Saturday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
2-week format from January 16-17 and January 23-24 on Saturdays and Sundays from 8am-5:30pm taught by Kim James, Laurie Levy and Teri Shilling. 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. This course does not include the Breastfeeding for Doulas class. See Simkin Center Breastfeeding for Doulas Online Course for more information. REGISTER NOW! Registration will close January 8, 2021. Please contact us directly for more information on our Zoom Class Assistant positions at (425) 602-3361. NOTE: Due to Washington State and King County health advisory guidelines regarding social distancing, we are offering this class virtually, via Zoom. Students will receive additional information, including login information once registered.
Jan
23
Saturday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Gain postnatal competence, tools & capacity taught by a DONA International-approved trainer-Tracy McPhillips. Event dates: Saturdays-Sundays, January 23rd-24th & 30th-31st. Due to Washington State and King County health advisory guidelines, we are offering this training virtually, via Zoom. Full tuition is $689. Please contact us directly for more information on our Class Assistant positions at (425) 602-3361. Students will receive additional information, including login information once registered. REGISTER NOW-Registration will close January 14.
Jan
26
Tuesday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
A not-to-be missed opportunity to learn from renowned experts Penny Simkin PT and Phyllis Klaus MFT, LMSW, authors of the book When Survivors Give Birth: Understanding and Healing the Effects of Early Sexual Abuse on the Childbearing Woman. Due to Washington State and King County health advisory guidelines regarding social distancing, we are offering this class virtually, via Zoom. Students will receive additional information, including login information once registered. Certificates of completion will only be issued to students present for both sessions (Jan 26 and 28). NEW DATES: Tuesday January 26, 9:00am – 1:30pm Pacific Time (Part One) Thursday, January 28, 9:00am – 1:30pm Pacific Time (Part Two) $179 Early Registration by December 31, 2020. $225 Full Registration after December 31, 2020.
Jan
26
Tuesday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
A not-to-be missed opportunity to learn from renowned experts Penny Simkin PT and Phyllis Klaus MFT, LMSW, authors of the book When Survivors Give Birth: Understanding and Healing the Effects of Early Sexual Abuse on the Childbearing Woman. Due to Washington State and King County health advisory guidelines regarding social distancing, we are offering this class virtually, via Zoom. Students will receive additional information, including login information once registered. Certificates of completion will only be issued to students present for all four sessions (Jan 26 and 28 and February 2 and 4). Tuesday January 26, 9:00am – 1:30pm Pacific Time (Part One) Thursday, January 28, 9:00am – 1:30pm Pacific Time (Part Two) Tuesday, February 2, 9:00am – 1:30pm Time (Part Three) Tuesday, February 4, 9:00am – 1:00pm Time (Part Four) $350 Early Registration by December 31, 2020. $375 Full Registration after December 31, 2020.
Jan
26
Tuesday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
An unparalleled opportunity to gain skills as an educator of the When Survivors Give Birth (WSGB) curriculum and spend 6 1/2 days with the co-authors of the groundbreaking book, Penny Simkin PT and Phyllis Klaus MFT, and LMSW. Only 25 individuals will be accepted into the Educator Workshop. Due to Washington State and King County health advisory guidelines regarding social distancing, we are offering this class virtually, via Zoom. Students will receive additional information, including login information once registered. Certificates of completion will only be issued to students present for all four sessions (Jan 26 and 28 and February 2 and 4) including two additional Educator co-hort meetings in March-TBD. Tuesday January 26, 9:00am – 1:30pm Pacific Time (Part One) Thursday, January 28, 9:00am – 1:30pm Pacific Time (Part Two) Tuesday, February 2, 9:00am – 1:30pm Time (Part Three) Tuesday, February 4, 9:00am – 1:00pm Time (Part Four) Plus, two additional ½ day meetings with Penny and Phyllis in March- TBD $699 Application Deadline: December 16, 2020.
Mar
01
Monday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Gain postnatal competence, tools & capacity taught by a DONA International-approved trainer-Tracy McPhillips. This 4-week format will be offered on Mondays, starting March 1. Training dates are: March 1, 8, 15 and 22, from 8am to 4:45pm (with several breaks in between). Full tuition-$689. Due to Washington State and King County health advisory guidelines, we are offering this training virtually, via Zoom. Students will receive additional information, including login information once registered. REGISTER NOW-Registration will close February 22. If you have any questions, and/or interested in our Class Assistant position, please contact the Simkin Center at (425) 602-3361.
Mar
05
Friday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
4-week format from March 5,12,19 and 26, 2021 on Fridays 8am-5:30pm taught by instructor, Laurie Levy. This course is perfect for people who can dedicate a whole day to the live-taught class on a weekday and can complete up to 4 hours of flipped content between classes as well as 4 hours of pre-workshop modules before the course begins. Registration will close February 25, 2021. Please contact us directly for more information on our Zoom Class Assistant positions at (425) 602-3361. NOTE: Due to Washington State and King County health advisory guidelines regarding social distancing, we are offering this class virtually, via Zoom. Students will receive additional information, including login information once registered.
Apr
07
Wednesday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
12-week format from April 7, 2021 to June 30, 2021 on Wednesday evenings from 6pm-9:30pm taught by senior instructor, Laurie Levy. (No Class May 5). This course is perfect for people who prefer learning in shorter classes over a longer period and want to learn with a close cohort of students and can complete up to 4 hours of flipped content between classes. This virtual workshop will consist of the same DONA approved curriculum as the traditional 4 day intensive but offers a more spread out schedule for people who want more time to digest the material. Full tuition: $689. Please contact us directly for more information on our Virtual Zoom Class Assistant position. Registration will close March 31, 2021.
Apr
30
Friday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Gain postnatal competence, tools & capacity taught by a DONA International-approved trainer-Tracy McPhillips. Event dates: Fridays-Saturdays, April 30th-May 1st & May 7th-8th. Due to Washington State and King County health advisory guidelines, we are offering this training virtually, via Zoom. Full tuition is $689. Please contact us directly for more information on our Class Assistant positions at (425) 602-3361. Students will receive additional information, including login information once registered. REGISTER NOW-Registration will close April 22.
May
15
Saturday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
2-week format from May 15-16 and May 22-23 on Saturdays and Sundays from 8am-5:30pm taught by Kim James, Laurie Levy and Teri Shilling. 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. This course does not include the Breastfeeding for Doulas class. See Simkin Center Breastfeeding for Doulas Online Course for more information. REGISTER NOW! Registration will close May 7, 2021. Please contact us directly for more information on our Zoom Class Assistant positions at (425) 602-3361. NOTE: Due to Washington State and King County health advisory guidelines regarding social distancing, we are offering this class virtually, via Zoom. Students will receive additional information, including login information once registered.
May
21
Friday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Achieve proficiency as a prenatal educator in a blended workshop team-taught by skilled faculty since 1997. The CET combines online learning with 3 intensive on-site days. *Depending on your knowledge and experience, online coursework will take 40-60+ hours to complete. Phone us at 425-602-3361 to discuss details of the online classroom. Onsite days: May 21st, 22nd & 23rd, 2021 from 8 AM to 6 PM. Registration deadline: April 16th, 2021
Jun
05
Saturday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
4-week format- this class will meet June 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2021; Saturdays from 8am-5:30pm taught by senior instructor Kim James. This course is perfect for people who can dedicate a whole day to the live-taught class on a weekend and can complete up to 4 hours of flipped content between classes as well as 4 hours of pre-workshop modules before the course begins. Registration will close May 30, 2021. Please contact us directly for more information on our Zoom Class Assistant positions at (425) 602-3361. NOTE: Due to Washington State and King County health advisory guidelines regarding social distancing, we are offering this class virtually, via Zoom. Students will receive additional information, including login information once registered.
Jul
10
Saturday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
4-week format- this class will meet July 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2021; Saturdays from 8am-5:30pm taught by senior instructor Laurie Levy. This course is perfect for people who can dedicate a whole day to the live-taught class on a weekend and can complete up to 4 hours of flipped content between classes as well as 4 hours of pre-workshop modules before the course begins. Registration will close July 4, 2021. Please contact us directly for more information on our Zoom Class Assistant positions at (425) 602-3361. NOTE: Due to Washington State and King County health advisory guidelines regarding social distancing, we are offering this class virtually, via Zoom. Students will receive additional information, including login information once registered.
Aug
19
Thursday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Gain postnatal competence, tools & capacity taught by a DONA International-approved trainer-Tracy McPhillips. Event dates: Thursday-Sunday, August 19-22, 8am-4:45pm (with several breaks in between). Due to Washington State and King County health advisory guidelines, we are offering this training virtually, via Zoom. Full tuition is $689. Students will receive additional information, including login information once registered. REGISTER NOW-Registration will close August 11. If you have any questions, and/or interested in our Class Assistant position, please contact the Simkin Center at (425) 602-3361.
Sep
09
Thursday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Event dates: Thursday-Sunday, September 9-12, 2021. Early bird tuition (register 30 days in advance) is $595, registrations after the 30 day mark is $695. Early bird registration closes October 9, 2021. Register Now- Seats are limited.
Sep
10
Friday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Achieve proficiency as a prenatal educator in a blended workshop team-taught by skilled faculty since 1997. The CET combines online learning with 3 intensive on-site days. *Depending on your knowledge and experience, online coursework will take 40-60+ hours to complete. Phone us at 425-602-3361 to discuss details of the online classroom. Onsite days: September 10th, 11th & 12th, 2021 from 8 AM to 6 PM. Registration deadline: August 6th, 2021
Sep
12
Sunday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
4-week format this class will meet September 12, 19, 26 and October 3, 2021 on Sundays from 8am-5:30pm taught by senior instructor, Kim James. This course is perfect for people who can dedicate a whole day to the live-taught class on a weekend and can complete up to 4 hours of flipped content between classes as well as 4 hours of pre-workshop modules before the course begins. Registration will close September 6, 2021. Please contact us directly for more information on our Zoom Class Assistant positions at (425) 602-3361. NOTE: Due to Washington State and King County health advisory guidelines regarding social distancing, we are offering this class virtually, via Zoom. Students will receive additional information, including login information once registered.
Sep
22
Wednesday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
12-week format from September 22, 2021 to December 15, 2021 on Wednesday evenings from 6pm-9:30pm taught by senior instructor, Laurie Levy. (No classes Nov 25, Dec 1) This course is perfect for people who prefer learning in shorter classes over a longer period and want to learn with a close cohort of students and can complete up to 4 hours of flipped content between classes. This virtual workshop will consist of the same DONA approved curriculum as the traditional 4 day intensive but offers a more spread out schedule for people who want more time to digest the material. Full tuition: $689. Please contact us directly for more information on our Virtual Zoom Class Assistant position. Registration will close September 15, 2021.
Nov
04
Thursday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Gain postnatal competence, tools & capacity in 4 days, taught by qualified faculty since 1994. Event dates: Thursday-Sunday, November 4th-7th, 2021. Please be aware that this training will be offered in a retreat format, with additional training activities including overnight lodging and meals. For more information regarding this retreat and cost, please call Alex at (425) 602-3378. Please contact us directly for more information on our Course Assistant positions at (425) 602-3361
Nov
13
Saturday, 2021
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
2-week format starting November 13-14 & 20-21 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. This course does not include the Breastfeeding for Doulas class. See Simkin Center Breastfeeding for Doulas Online Course for more information. REGISTER NOW! Registration will close November 4, 2021. Please contact us directly for more information on our Zoom Class Assistant positions at (425) 602-3361. NOTE: Due to Washington State and King County health advisory guidelines regarding social distancing, we are offering this class virtually, via Zoom. Students will receive additional information, including login information once registered.

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Ongoing
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Learn responsive birth support, taught over a 12 week period. This virtual workshop will consist of the same DONA approved curriculum. This new format is a 12-week course consisting of 3½ hours of classroom time each on Wednesdays from 6 to 9:30 pm. This course covers the same material as the traditional 4 day intensive but offers a more spread out schedule for people who want more time to digest the material. This 12 week format will begin September 9 and ends December 16. No classes on September 23, November 11 and 25. Please also account for about 2-4 hours of work outside of class each week. Full tuition: $689. Please contact us directly for more information on our Virtual Zoom Class Assistant position.
Ongoing
Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations
Fulfill your doula breastfeeding education in this self-paced learning program. 60 Days of access to online modules and a printable certificate upon completion.
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Bastyr University Kenmore

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