CAPPA Certified Postpartum Doula: CPD
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 Postpartum Doula Training
Ready to become proficient when offering professional postpartum support? Take the first step towards becoming a Certified Postpartum Doula with CAPPA. This eighteen hour workshop meets the first requirement of your CPD 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 postpartum support for perinatal professionals, as well as providing training for those seeking certification as certified postpartum doulas with CAPPA.
Offering 18 CAPPA Contact Hours. Nursing contact hours potentially available on request.
The CAPPA Postpartum Doula Training Class includes the CAPPA Postpartum Doula Manual, and covers the following topics:
· CAPPA certification and policies
· Practical application of Scope of Practice, ethics, and integrity
· Listening and Communication Skills
· The Postpartum Doula as Educator
· Emotional and Physical Support of the Postpartum Mom
· Postpartum Mood Disorders
· Baby care techniques
· Calming and soothing techniques
· SIDS and Safe Sleep
· Infant Feeding-Choices and Support
· The New Baby and the Family
· Home Organization
· Skills for Special Circumstances
· Grief/Loss Support
· Business development, marketing, and networking to create a successful career
· And much more!
Faculty: Gwynne Knap has been a dedicated and passionate birth professional in the Atlanta area for the past 10+ years. She has taught Confident Childbirth of Atlanta and Kopa Birth classes to hundreds of couples since 2009. As a labor doula and postpartum doula, Gwynne has supported hundreds of families through the birth journey and the transition into new parenthood. Her doula practice today, focuses primarily on postpartum doula care. Gwynne graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in Spanish/International Business, from then, she had a 22 year career, marketing commercial architectural materials imported from around the world. Gwynne is a mother to a son and a daughter, as well as, a proud grandmother of two. She finds training new birthing professionals deeply rewarding.
Tuition: $475 if paid before Sept 16 or $495 if paid after Sept 17
Registration Link: www.birthisjustthebeginning.com
Details of Refund Policy: Training fees are non-refundable unless the training in cancelled by the instructor, then a full refund will be given. • If the participant cannot attend the training due to unforeseen reasons, the participant does have the option to apply their training fee applied to another CAPPA Training taught by Gwynne Knap within 12 months of the original training date. If participant does not attend another CAPPA Training within 12 months, all fees are forfeited. • I understand I should not make non-refundable travel arrangements unless I have received confirmation from CAPPA Faculty that the training is confirmed.