Why attend a Mother Care workshop?

 

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Taught by Connie Banack, author and instructor with more than 10 years of experience in the maternity care field.

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Professional training workshops are one step towards certification.

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Small class sizes allowing personalized instruction for your individual learning style and personal growth.

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Held in the beautiful, secluded Immanuel Retreat Centre just west of Edmonton with on-site accommodations available.

 

Mother Care offers a variety of workshops and presentations for birth professionals. These include labour doula training workshops, postpartum doula training workshops, childbirth educator training workshops; half-day, one-day, or two-day continuing education workshops for childbirth educators, nurses, midwives, and doulas. The schedule below will be updated as events are added.

 

2006 Schedule | 2007 Schedule

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2006 Mother Care Training Schedule

September 29-31 Childbirth Doula Workshop Spruce Grove AB

This is a program to help you learn the skills you need to begin a career as a Childbirth Doula. Workshop participants will learn:

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communication skills

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business contracts and birth plans

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labour and delivery fundamentals

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emotional support skills

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practical skills needed in both the home and hospital setting

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caesareans, caesarean recovery and VBAC

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an introduction to postpartum support skills

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marketing and business promotion

This is one requirement for childbirth doula certification.

Instructor: Connie Banack, CCE CCD CPD

Workshop Information & Registration | Location Information

October 13-15 Postpartum Doula Workshop Spruce Grove AB

This is a program to help you learn the skills you need to begin a career as a Postpartum Doula. Workshop participants will learn:

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prenatal home visit essentials

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communication skills

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initial postpartum visit basics

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safety, hygiene and universal precautions

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cultural diversity and personal biases

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the postpartum mother and postpartum emotional concerns

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the breastfeeding dyad

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newborn basics

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family support

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marketing and promotion

This is one requirement for postpartum doula certification.

Instructor: Connie Banack, CCE CCD CPD

Workshop Information & Registration | Location Information

Saturday, October 28 Body Awareness Workshop Stony Plain, AB

This is an advanced workshop for all perinatal professionals. 

In response to the many birth professionals who are seeking further knowledge in teaching and supporting pregnant parents, this dynamic workshop provides hands-on skills that empower birth professionals and their clients. Knowledge proven to reduce interventions and medications for birthing mothers during labour and birth.

Participants will learn:

Understanding pelvic anatomy and movement

Movement and positioning before and during labour

Techniques to reduce pelvic tension

Ways to effectively progress labour

Effective communication verbally and through touch

 

Instructor: Connie Banack, CCE CCD CPD

Workshop Information & Registration | Location Information

November 10-12 Childbirth Educator Workshop Stony Plain, AB

This is a program to help you learn the skills you need to begin a career as a Childbirth Educator. You will use a variety of materials and tools, including visual aids, videos, and text to create a solid foundation for a practice as a Childbirth Educator. Workshop participants will learn the skills required to teach adult learners. This is one requirement for childbirth educator certification.

Instructor: Connie Banack, CCE CCD CPD

Workshop Information & Registration | Location Information

2007 Mother Care Training Schedule

March 2-4 Childbirth Educator Workshop Stony Plain, AB

This is a program to help you learn the skills you need to begin a career as a Childbirth Educator. You will use a variety of materials and tools, including visual aids, videos, and text to create a solid foundation for a practice as a Childbirth Educator. Workshop participants will learn the skills required to teach adult learners. This is one requirement for childbirth educator certification.

Instructor: Connie Banack, CCE CCD CPD

Workshop Information & Registration | Location Information

 

March 15-17 Childbirth Doula Workshop Spruce Grove AB

This is a program to help you learn the skills you need to begin a career as a Childbirth Doula. Workshop participants will learn:

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communication skills

bullet

business contracts and birth plans

bullet

labour and delivery fundamentals

bullet

emotional support skills

bullet

practical skills needed in both the home and hospital setting

bullet

caesareans, caesarean recovery and VBAC

bullet

an introduction to postpartum support skills

bullet

marketing and business promotion

This is one requirement for childbirth doula certification.

Instructor: Connie Banack, CCE CCD CPD

Workshop Information & Registration | Location Information

Saturday, March 24 Body Awareness Workshop Stony Plain, AB

This is an advanced workshop for all perinatal professionals. 

In response to the many birth professionals who are seeking further knowledge in teaching and supporting pregnant parents, this dynamic workshop provides hands-on skills that empower birth professionals and their clients. Knowledge proven to reduce interventions and medications for birthing mothers during labour and birth.

Participants will learn:

Understanding pelvic anatomy and movement

Movement and positioning before and during labour

Techniques to reduce pelvic tension

Ways to effectively progress labour

Effective communication verbally and through touch

 

Instructor: Connie Banack, CCE CCD CPD

Workshop Information & Registration | Location Information

April 21-23 Postpartum Doula Workshop Spruce Grove AB

This is a program to help you learn the skills you need to begin a career as a Postpartum Doula. Workshop participants will learn:

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prenatal home visit essentials

bullet

communication skills

bullet

initial postpartum visit basics

bullet

safety, hygiene and universal precautions

bullet

cultural diversity and personal biases

bullet

the postpartum mother and postpartum emotional concerns

bullet

the breastfeeding dyad

bullet

newborn basics

bullet

family support

bullet

marketing and promotion

This is one requirement for postpartum doula certification.

Instructor: Connie Banack, CCE CCD CPD

Workshop Information & Registration | Location Information

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