Indiana does not require a doula to hold a certification in order to practice in the state. You may decide get certified to advance your career goals and to be more qualified in the eyes of your employers, however, that is strictly voluntary in Indiana. Also, there is no requirement for a high school dipolma or a college degree in order to work.
The following is a list of educational resources and classes available in the Indiana area which can be used for your doula training. If you enroll in a doula certification program, you will be required to take certain classes as part of the curriculum. These classes will be noted in the details section, so please read carefully.
Doula Training in Crown Point, IN
Organization Name: Franciscan St. Anthony Health
Course and Workshop Details and Requirements
This will be a 2.5 day Birth doula training workshop which satisfies the workshop requirement for DONA certification. It will be offered on June 22-24, 2017 and again from Oct. 12-14, 2017.
Course and Workshop Topics
As part of your doula training, these courses will cover the following:
- Learn the scope of a doula’s job
- Discuss how to provide different types of physical comfort to the mother
- Understand how to give emotional support during the prenatal, labor, and postpartum periods
- Discuss the ethics, standards, and requirements for certification
A 12 hour Introduction to Childbirth class should be competed before attending this class
Registration Details and Fees
The total cost of the workshop is $400. Call 219-757-5754 for registration information.