Advanced Doula Training: October 8th

About the Course
Supporting Survivors
Session Objectives:

  • Recognize the psychological and physical disorders frequently seen in adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • List common life events that trigger memories of childhood sexual abuse
  • Name specific behaviors in a pregnant or laboring client that may be associated with a history of sexual abuse
  • Develop skills that foster communication with clients dealing with difficult situations
  • Describe specific strategies that can be used to help the survivor cope with physical symptoms, flashbacks, fears, and body memories

In other words: You will increase your skills in supporting women who have survived traumatic experiences and help these clients develop specific strategies for the birth and postpartum period.

TENS–Non-Pharmacological Pain Relief in Labor
Session Objectives:

  • List the benefits of using TENS for pain relief in labor
  • Cite contraindications for use of TENS
  • Demonstrate the proper placement of TENS for a laboring woman
  • Describe appropriate protocols for hospital use of TENS

In other words: “I found TENS an absolute God-send and would use it again like a shot. It got me through most of my labor until transition. I found it pleasant to use.” (quote from a Mom in labor)

To Register for this training, please visit:

Date: October 8, 2011
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Registration Fee: $60    (Limited to the first ten (10) registrants.)
Registration includes course handouts, personalized essential oil blend and lunch. Approved for 4 DONA CEU’s.