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Childbirth Educator Training – Longview, WA (Melanie Kitchens)



Start: February 6, 2020 @ 8:30 am PST - 6:30 pm PST
End: February 7, 2020 @ 8:30 am PST - 6:30 pm PST



Melanie Kitchens, CCCE


Longview, WA
Longview, WA United States
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Want to be inspired and empowered to begin or enhance your perinatal career? Train with the Childbirth and Postpartum Professional 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 18 Hour Childbirth Educator Training

Ready to become more proficient when offering childbirth education? Take the first step towards becoming a Certified Childbirth Educator with CAPPA.  This eighteen-hour training meets the first requirement of your CCCE program and prepares you to work through the steps for certification. This course is designed to improve the skill base, knowledge and perspectives on childbirth for perinatal professionals.

Offering 18 CAPPA Contact Hours

This course satisfies the following:

*The CAPPA Childbirth Educator certification steps for training attendance. Ideal for anyone wanting to become a Certified Childbirth Educator, CCCE.


The CAPPA 18 Hour Childbirth Educator Training Class includes the CAPPA Childbirth Educator Manual and resources to enhance your practice.

The training covers the following topics:

·         Goals/Roles of the Childbirth Educator

·         Teaching Adult Learners

·         Developing an Engaging Curriculum

·         Innovative Teaching Activities

·         Stages of Labor

·         Labor Support Techniques

·         Interventions and Cesarean Births

·         Making Decisions and Communication

·         And much more!

Why Certify as a CCCE?

Certified Childbirth Educators (CCCEs) provide evidence based information to the community, families and professionals. Childbirth Educators can be found working in a variety of settings to offer their services to families. Families can find them working as public health educators, hospital/community educators, in care providers’ offices and in private practice as educators.

CAPPA Childbirth Educators are non-clinical professionals. CAPPA Childbirth Educators do not dispense medical advice, diagnose medical conditions, or prescribe/administer medications or treatments of any kind. Educators do not offer information that directs families to act against medical advice.

To Register: 

Tuition Payment: Two-day, 18- hour, training: $400.00. Participants must attend both full days for certification. EARLY-BIRD DISCOUNT: Receive a $25 discount for registration and payment received 4-weeks prior to the training date. LATE REGISTRATION: A $50 late fee applied to registrations and payment received less than 2-weeks before the training date. BUDDY DISCOUNT! Register and pay with a friend, both receive a $25 discount!

Refund Policy: Registration fees are non-refundable except under the following guidelines: Gateway Perinatal Resources reserves the right to cancel a training due to low enrollment up to 2-weeks prior to training start date. If training is cancelled due to low registration, faculty illness, family emergency, weather or other acts of God, all fees will be transferred to another training within a 12-month period. Gateway Perinatal Resources will do all it can to provide another training near the original location. All transfers will be made with written approval. If an attendee cancels 3-weeks prior to the training start date, attendee has the option of transferring to another workshop held by Gateway Perinatal Resources within a 12-month period. A $50 transfer fee will be charged to cancellations less than 2-weeks prior to a training start date. No-Shows are not eligible for registration transfers or refund. Please avoid making non-refundable travel arrangements until training has been confirmed, 2-weeks prior to start date.

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