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Labor Doula Training – San Diego, CA (Amanda Dodson)



September 6 @ 8:30 am PDT - 5:30 pm PDT
September 8 @ 8:30 am PDT - 5:30 pm PDT



Amanda Dodson, CLD


San Diego, CA
San Diego, CA United States
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Training Dates and Times: 
September 6th 5:00pm 8:00pm PST
September 7th 8:30 5:30pm PST
September 8th 8:30 5:30pm PST


CAPPA Certified Labor Doula: CLD
Want to be inspired and empowered to begin or enhance your perinatal career? Train with the Childbirth and Postpartum Professionals 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 Labor Doula Training

Ready to become proficient when offering professional labor support? Take the first step towards becoming a Certified Labor Doula with CAPPA.  This eighteen hour workshop meets the first requirement of your CLD program and prepares you to work through the steps for certification. This course is designed to provide a foundational skill base, knowledge, and perspectives on professional labor support for perinatal professionals, as well as providing training for those seeking certification as certified labor doulas with CAPPA.


Offering 18 CAPPA Contact Hours. Nursing contact hours potentially available on request.


The CAPPA Labor Doula Training Class includes the CAPPA Labor Doula Manual, and covers the following topics:

·                 CAPPA certification and policies

·                 Practical application of Scope of Practice, ethics, and integrity

·                 Building bridges with medical/midwifery professionals

·                 Modeling and teaching positive communication and self-advocacy

·                 Support for every stage of labor and birth

·                 Hands on practice of proven comfort measures and labor support techniques

·                 Emotional support for labor and birth, as well as unexpected events

·                 Hospital procedures – risk/benefit as well as alternatives and support

·                 Cesarean and VBAC support

·                 Prenatal and postpartum consultations and support

·                 Breastfeeding initiation and support

·                 Business development, marketing, and networking to create a successful career

·                 And much more!

Registration deadline August 15th, 2024
Space is limited to 12 participants
September 6th- 5:00pm-8:00pm
September 7th – 8th, 8:30am- 5:30pm
Location: 1224 Tenth St, Suite 211 Coronado, CA 92118
Workshop tuition of $550* with a $100 deposit
Training Includes:
– A One Year CAPPA Membership (Required for certification)
– Access to CAPPA’s online community called CAPPA Connection
– Access to a Group of Trained Doulas which provides on-going support in business and doula work
– Monthly email with great information from CAPPA about doula work and evidence-based information
– 200+ page manual, folder of practical resources to help you get started as a doula, and hands-on materials for all trainings
And more!
Register online: https://www.oceansidehypnobirthing.com/labor-doula-trainings
You will also be provided with a session in preparing for getting your business on base, working with military hospital/communities and working with families in special circumstances.
Email: connect@oceansidehypnobirthing.com
Space is limited so early registration is encouraged

Registration Link: https://www.oceansidehypnobirthing.com/ohb-doulatraining

Amanda Dodson is a CAPPA certified doula CLD and HypnoBirthing Educator HBCE with over 15 years experience as a birth doula and childbirth educator.  Her passion to support service members and their families during pregnancy and beyond inspired her to found the Japan Birth Resource Network in 2013 and CoFound the Military Birth ResourceNetwork in 2016.  Amanda is also an Army National Guard Veteran and Military spouse of 25 years. Her husband recently retired after serving 29 years in the USMC. They spent 13 years living overseas with their 3 children, two of which were born in Okinawa. She has spent the past 15 years educating and supporting military families stateside and abroad, working to provide continuity of care for expecting military families around the world. Now Amanda is fulfilling a goal of becoming a Birth Doula Trainer after many years. She looks forward to being a part of the CAPPA community and growing the doula community around the work.


Refund Policy: 

A deposit of $100 is required to hold your space with the remainder at a designated time by Amanda based on location of the training.  There are no refunds except upon cancellation and a training is not rescheduled, the instructor, Amanda Dodson will issue a 100% refund. For overseas in person training, I may transfer my registration to another person with approval from Amanda Dodson and by paying a $50.00 transfer fee. I understand the course will be confirmed by the instructor in a timely manner based on training location. I understand if I make any plans prior to course confirmation by Amanda Dodson and the training is canceled, Amanda Dodson is not responsible for any expenses incurred. In the event of inclement weather, technical issues, travel concerns or other issues that make it impossible for Amanda Dodson to hold the training, a make-up date will be scheduled. Amanda Dodson is not responsible for any expenses incurred.

I understand that Amanda Dodson will share my name and contact information with the CAPPA office. I understand that Amanda Dodson may take pictures or video of the training that includes me. I understand that these pictures or videos may be used online or in print by Amanda Dodson or CAPPA for promotional purposes. I understand that quotes from my training evaluation may be used online or in print by Amanda Dodson or CAPPA for promotional purposes. I understand that I may not record (audio or visual) the training workshop. I may not photograph the PowerPoint slides, training materials, certificate of completion or any other intellectual property belonging to CAPPA or Amanda Dodson. I understand that I may take photographs during the training only with the express consent of Amanda Dodson and the other participants in the workshop. I understand that I may not post any of the photographs on social media or email them without the express permission of Amanda Dodson and the other participants in the workshop. I understand that none of the photographs may be used for advertising purposes nor sold or distributed to any other party. I understand I may not reproduce, publish or distribute any of the materials in the training manual. I understand that I must attend all portions and days of the training. If I miss any portions of the training I will not receive a certification of training or contact hours. I understand I must be 18 years old to attend the training.
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