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The Business of Being a Doula

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Passionate about being a doula, but intimidated by running a small business? This business development class will take you deeper from where your doula training left off!
All classes are held live virtually and to create a personalized learning experience classes are limited to small groups. Attendance will provide 5 CEU’s through DONA International.

Some of the topics we’ll be covering:

·         Pros & cons of becoming a small business owner
·         Doula business models
·         Legal business structure
·         Risk management
·         Naming your business – Choosing a name that reflects who you are
·         New client forms – Creating a new client packet + client contracts
·         Fees and packages
·         Promotion & marketing
·         Launching your practice – Preparation for success!

Classes are held in 2 sessions, one week apart with class hours: 1pm-3:30pm PST with the exception of our December course which will be held on one day with class hours: 11am-5pm, with a break from 1:30-2:30pm.

Instructor: Janine Maitri, Birth Doula Trainer (DONA)

Janine brings 40 years of experience to her classes and workshops. She’s witnessed and participated in the evolution of the doula profession since it began and has been training people in the Art of Childbirth Assisting since the early 1980’s when doulas were known as Childbirth Assistants or Labor Companions. She is an advanced continuing education provider with DONA International and has been a DONA-approved birth doula trainer for 25+ years. Janine is passionate about helping doulas excel as respected and valued professionals on the maternity health care team.
BY ENROLLING IN THIS COURSE OR EVENT YOU AGREE TO OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS STATED HERE: https://sierrachildbirthinstitute.com//terms-and-conditions/

Additional information

Workshop Dates

May 24 & 31 from 1 PM-3:30 PM, July 19 & 26 from 1 PM-3:30 PM, Sept 13 & 20 from 1 PM-3:30 PM, Dec 9 | 11am to 5pm (break from 1:30-2:30pm), March 20 & 27, 2024 from 1 PM-3:30 PM, May 22 & 29, 2024 from 1 PM-3:30 PM