Doula training dates and details

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For more people to experience a good death, in addition to medical care, there is a need for a mindful, compassionate presence to ‘walk alongside’ and accompany the whole family – practically, emotionally and spiritually – during this sensitive time.

We will train you to fulfil this role while an individual makes this profound and important transition.

Those drawn to these courses include lay people with a special feeling for being with the dying, who want to support friends, family or colleagues. Also retired or ex-nurses, complementary therapists, counsellors, clergy or nursing home staff who want to develop skills in end of life support.

The 20-day training is both educational and experiential, with a strong personal development component. It is not highly academic but does include course work and short written assignments.

We cover themes such as:

  • understanding grief
  • emotional and spiritual responses to death
  • physical changes at the end of life
  • palliative care
  • increasing comfort and supportive therapies
  • rituals and practices within cultural and faith groups
  • socio-legal requirements
  • communication
  • the soul’s journey
  • spiritual and self-care practices.

There is a maximum of 16 people per training group.

Participants can take the Foundation as a stand-alone CPD course (five days in two blocks of three +two days) or build towards Part II (six days in two blocks of three days) and Part III (nine days in three blocks of three days) to complete the Diploma.

Courses are externally monitored and certified by Crossfields Institute and the full Diploma has been awarded the Crossfields Institute Quality Mark Programme. The Learner’s Handbook is issued to each learner prior to the course and our policies are available on our website.  The  five-day Foundation course leads to the CPD Certificate Introduction to a Person-Centred Approach to Death & Dying awarded by Crossfields Institute.

Course dates:

Doula Training – Part 1 Foundation - East Sussex - FULLY BOOKED

Date / Starting Date: Date(s) - 24/09/2019 - 26/09/2019 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Village Hall Iford, Iford, Lewes, BN7 3EJ

Held in Iford near Lewes on 24, 25, 26 September and 7, 8 November 2019 (a five-day course) We regret that due to high demand this course and all our available courses for 2019 are now fully booked. We will be releasing more... Read more »

Planning for End of Life - Community Workshop - Cambridge

Date / Starting Date: Date(s) - 27/09/2019 at 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location: Friends Meeting House, 12 Jesus Lane, Cambridge, CB5 8BA

PLANNING FOR END OF LIFE - YOUR LIVING WILL Let Me Tell You What I Want So I Can Get On With The Business Of Living A Community Workshop - hosted by Living Well Dying Well with End of Life... Read more »

What do End of Life Doulas Do? - Intro Day - Cambridge

Date / Starting Date: Date(s) - 28/09/2019 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Friends Meeting House, 12 Jesus Lane, Cambridge, CB5 8BA

WHAT DO END OF LIFE DOULAS DO? An Introduction Day Hosted by Living Well Dying Well trained Doulas and End of Life Doula UK Cost: £65 with Early Bird fee £55 for bookings before 2 September 2019. Limited free and... Read more »

Doula Training – Part 1 Foundation - Midlands - FULLY BOOKED

Date / Starting Date: Date(s) - 30/09/2019 - 02/10/2019 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: St Nicholas’ Place, 81 The Green, Kings Norton, Birmingham, B38 8RU

Held in Kings Norton in Birmingham on 30 Sept - 2nd Oct and 5 - 6 Dec 2019 (a five-day course) We regret that this course is now fully booked. Please see our website for Foundation courses which are currently... Read more »

Doula Training – Part 3 - East Sussex - FULLY BOOKED

Date / Starting Date: Date(s) - 08/10/2019 - 10/10/2019 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Village Hall Iford, Iford, Lewes, BN7 3EJ

  Held in Iford, East Sussex on 8th, 9th, 10th October 2019 and 26th, 27th, 28th November 2019 and 28th, 29th, 30th January 2020 We regret that due to high demand this course this course is now fully booked. We are... Read more »

Doula Training – Part 1 Foundation - East Sussex - FULLY BOOKED

Date / Starting Date: Date(s) - 14/10/2019 - 16/10/2019 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Village Hall Iford, Iford, Lewes, BN7 3EJ

Held in Iford near Lewes on 14, 15, 16 October and 3, 4 December 2019 (a five-day course) We regret that due to high demand this course and all our available courses for 2019 are now fully booked. We will... Read more »

Doula Training – Part 1 Foundation - East Sussex - FULLY BOOKED

Date / Starting Date: Date(s) - 29/10/2019 - 31/10/2019 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Village Hall Iford, Iford, Lewes, BN7 3EJ

Held in Iford near Lewes on 29, 30 and 31 October and 11, 12 December 2019 (a five-day course) We regret that due to high demand this course and all our available Foundation courses for 2019 are now fully booked.... Read more »

Doula Training – Part 2 - South - East Sussex

Date / Starting Date: Date(s) - 19/11/2019 - 21/11/2019 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Village Hall Iford, Iford, Lewes, BN7 3EJ

Held in East Sussex on November 19th, 20th & 21st 2019 and February 2020 11th, 12th & 13th 2020 This six-day course is the second part of the full 20-day End of Life Doula Diploma training. It is only available... Read more »

Doula Training – Part 1 Foundation - East Sussex - FULLY BOOKED

Date / Starting Date: Date(s) - 14/01/2020 - 16/01/2020 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Village Hall Iford, Iford, Lewes, BN7 3EJ

Held in Iford near Lewes on 14 - 16 January and 4 - 5 March 2020 (a five-day course) We regret that this course is now fully booked. We will be running further Foundation courses in East Sussex during 2020... Read more »

Doula Training – Part 1 Foundation - West Yorkshire - FULLY BOOKED

Date / Starting Date: Date(s) - 07/04/2020 - 09/04/2020 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Hebden Bridge Town Hall, St George's St, , Hebden Bridge, HX7 7BY

Held in Hebden Bridge on 7 - 9 April and 20 - 21 May 2020 (a five-day course) We regret that this course is now fully booked. We will be running further Foundation courses in East Sussex and one course... Read more »

For more information please get in touch at:

info@livingwelldyingwell.net or 01273 474278

 

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