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POSTPARTUM DOULA | TORONTO | MAY 6-7
May 6 @ 9:00 am - May 7 @ 5:00 pm EDT$600.00 – $1,200.00
Join our experienced Doula Canada instructors for your IN-PERSON training!
Please note registration ends 2 weeks prior to the event!
Client-centred and trauma-informed events teach students through dynamic materials and live demonstrations! Our workshop events create the opportunity for DTC members to learn, hold space, and boost their confidence alongside peers and our experienced team of instructors.
The workshop will be held from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm local time. Venue and event details will be sent approximately two (2) weeks prior to the workshop date.
*Those who register for the Dual Stream (Labour Doula, Postpartum Doula) must also complete the training for the second component of their stream. To add your additional training date please check out our online calendar and email firstname.lastname@example.org to request your registration in the second stream event.
*Those who register for the Triple Stream (Labour Doula, Postpartum Doula, and Educator OR Fertility Doula) will take part in training days for labour doula, postpartum doula AND 1 day of educator training at a later date of the registrants choosing. *Please specify whether you wish to take Educator OR Fertility in the comments section of your registration. Fertility training are done online only.
Those who are already registered with DTC can email email@example.com to be added to this session (fee included in original registration).
By registering for this training, you acknowledge and agree to the following:
Your presence at the event in its totality, agreement to provide DTC staff proof of vaccination, and to participate in a professional manner throughout the training. No partial credit can be awarded.
Training Information & Eligibility:
You have read through the Resources & Policies at www.doulatraining.ca, including but not limited to our Cancellation Policy, Equity & Inclusion Policy, Harassment & Discrimination Policy, and Complaint Policies & Procedures prior to registering. You acknowledge that all materials are taught in an in-person format and that the training is a part of the full course, including modules, quizzes, practicum, and exam.
There are no age or educational pre requisites for taking this program and DTC works with providers across many countries, with only limited exceptions. If you are a provider outside of Canada or the United States we recommend that you contact any local doula associations to ensure that our programs can be used for any required authorization.
You will show up on time and be fully present for all days that you are expected to attend, and always in the spirit of professionalism You will reach out to our faculty or any staff if any unexpected issues arise. You agree to take full responsibility for addressing your needs in the area of accessible learning, self-care, and compassionate treatment of peers and DTC staff. The faculty and staff reserve the right to remove trainees at any time if the trainee creates an unsafe or unprofessional environment for you or other trainees, or for any reason that does not represent the policies of DTC.
$250 fee applies if a student does not attend a workshop that they have registered for. No exceptions will apply. If you cannot attend please email two (2) weeks prior to the scheduled event. All students must participate in an online or in-person to qualify as a component towards their certification under DTC.
Doula Training Canada follows the Accessible Canada Act (ACA). We ask that if you are in need of any special accommodations that will allow you to take your training with us, please email us with special requests at least fourteen (14) days before the scheduled training. If, during the training, a need for an accommodation arises, you are expected to communicate with your instructor and/or DTC staff immediately and we will work with you to discuss the best possible solution.
You are asked to respect the confidentiality of other trainees and our staff during your time with DTC. Confidentiality with clients will be discussed by your trainer/s. Trainees who observe a problem with another trainee are asked to bring the problem to the lead trainer for the specific session or DTC administration, as per the set policies and guidelines. Similarly, if a staff member acts unprofessionally we ask that you email DTC administration as soon as possible.
Preparedness for doing your own work:
Throughout your training you will be expected to participate in working through the training activities as representative in the role of doula support or perinatal support. You are responsible for your own scheduling, discipline, and follow through on projects and module expectations outside of this training session. In registering you recognize the set amount of time that you have access to the program and agree to work towards completion in the timeframe set forth by DTC and its vocational expectations. Mentoring can be accessed by emailing our staff at firstname.lastname@example.org and we are always prepared to assist you if you communicate your questions or needs. Each program at DTC may have a slightly different timeframe and we encourage you to review these details prior to registering.
COVID Protocols and Venue Policies:
Provincial and venue policy related to COVID-19 will apply. All participants will be encouraged to wear masks and follow proper hygiene practices related to COVID-19 protocols for local health units and provincial guidelines. Persons who are not comfortable attending an in-person event at this time can opt to attend a DTC virtual workshop, as listed at www.doulatraining.ca.