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INFORMATION SHEET

American / Canadian Training | Jerusalem Training

 

American / Canadian Training Course Schedule

 

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The course consists of approximately 38 tuition hours. 8 Continuing Education Units are also given for those completing the course.

Screening Process

Acceptance to the course is predicated on filling in the application form and a phone interview with the course coordinator. You should be a woman interested in supporting another woman physically, emotionally, and spiritually. You need to be flexible with your personal schedule as well as in personality. Joining DONA is highly encouraged.

Size of Group

The group will consist of no more than 10 participants, in order to ensure a significant study process.

Cost

The course will cost $900. In order to ensure your place you are requested to submit, soon after your interview / decision, a check deposit of $200 (payable to Sarah Goldstein). In the event of your canceling your participation more than a month before the course begins, you will be eligible for a $100 refund; thereafter, this deposit becomes non – refundable.  Discount of 10% for bringing a friend.

Course Structure and Assignments

  1. Each study day consists of lectures, videos, role-playing and practicing labor techniques.
  2. Course material will include an 80-page manual with information on all aspects of Doula support – emotional, physical and spiritual; information for Doulas from the latest Midwifery Today, DONA and Childbirth conventions on positions, the 3 R’s, difficult labors, medication options,  Cesarean and VBAC assistance, newborn and nursing, postpartum contact, halachic issues (Rov Berkowitz) and all about DONA.
  3. Participants are expected, in addition, to attend a childbirth education course (preferably before the training course), to read the 5 DONA- required  books on birthing, and to attend at least 3 births within the next two years (see also www.DONA.org  Doula requirements).

 All information is the property and copyright of Sarah Goldstein and DONA.

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DONA  Doula Certification Requirements

Participants wishing to be accredited by DONA, will be required to complete, in addition to the course, certain conditions of acceptance. These include:

  1. Certification Application Processing fee
  2. DONA Membership fee
  3. Birth evaluation forms
  4. At least three birth documentations
  5. A written essay on the Purpose and Value of labor support
  6. Any other requirements / criteria as determined by DONA (see their website at: www.DONA.org).

Contact Information Sarah Goldstein, course coordinator Rechov Astora 122/8 Jerusalem 97451 ISRAEL Tel: +972-2-656-1837 Cell phone (for emergencies only) + 972-548-492-877 e- mail: sardoula@gmail.com

Jerusalem Doula Training Program

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Jerusalem Training Course Schedule

The course consists of 12-14 weekly meetings, totaling approximately 50 tuition hours. 8 CEU’s are also given for those completing the course.

Location

The course will take place at an unknown location in Jerusalem as the place we are using is changing ownership.

Screening Process

Acceptance to the course is predicated on filling in the application form and a personal interview with the course coordinator. You should be a woman interested in supporting another woman physically, emotionally, and spiritually. You need to be flexible with your personal schedule as well as in personality. Joining DONA is highly encouraged.

Size of Group

The group will consist of no more than 10 participants, in order to ensure a significant study process.

Cost

The course will cost 4,500 NIS. The fee may be made in three payments. In order to ensure your place you are requested to submit, soon after your personal interview, a deposit of 500 NIS. In the event of your canceling your participation more than a month before the course begins, you will be eligible for a refund; thereafter, this deposit becomes non – refundable.

Course Structure and Assignments

  1. Each study day consists of approximately 4-5 hours of lectures (some with guest lecturers), workshops, 9 videos, role play and activities. Usually from 9AM  – 2PM;
  2. Course material will include an 80-page manual with information on all aspects of Doula support, emotional, physical and spiritual, information for Doulas from the latest Midwifery Today, DONA and Childbirth conventions on positions, the 3 R’s, difficult labors, medication options, handling second stage, Cesarean and VBAC assistance, newborn and nursing, postpartum contact, halachic issues (Rov Berkowitz) and all about DONA.
  3. Participants are expected, in addition, to attend a childbirth education course (before the training), to read the 5 required books on birthing, and to attend at least 3 births within the next two years (see also www.DONA.org  membership requirements).
  4. During the course, participants are expected to write reviews on at least 2 of the 5 required books.
  5. All information is the property and copyright of Sarah Goldstein and DONA.

 

DONA Registration and Membership Requirements

Participants will be required to complete, in addition to the course, certain conditions of acceptance to DONA. These include:

  1. Certification Application Processing fee
  2. DONA Membership fee
  3. Birth Evaluation forms
  4. At least three birth documentations
  5. A written essay on the Purpose and Value of labor support
  6. Any other requirements / criteria as determined by DONA (see their website at: www.DONA.org

Contact Information Sarah Goldstein, course coordinator Rechov Astora 122/8 Jerusalem 97451 ISRAEL Tel: +972-2-656-1837 Cell phone (for emergencies only) + 972-548-492-877 e- mail: sardoula@gmail.com