Calmbirth® Educator Training

Calmbirth®Educator training occurs annually in a different state within Australia.
Educators are expected to achieve a high standard of excellence during their training and to maintain their quality of practice thereafter. Support is given for setting up your Calmbirth® business, with ongoing guidance for program delivery, marketing, education and networking when necessary and during our annual Calmbirth® Conference

Module 1: $650 Pre reading Module

This module focuses on independent learning prior to undertaking the next stage. Learning is supported by a module booklet and list of readings.

Module 2: $2,100 Intensive 5 day face to face workshop with the Director of Calmbirth®, Karen McClay

Sydney 2018 – 10th to 14th September 2018 at the Calmbirth Centre, Mittagong, NSW.

Perth 2018 – Currently taking Expressions of Interest – 17th to 21st September, 2018

This Module focuses on teaching and experiential learning in a variety of ways including:

  • Face to face lectures
  • Demonstrations
  • Ongoing support
  • Discussions
  • Practical experience
  • Acupressure for pregnancy, labour and birth

The module 2 component of the program varies each year, dates and details will be updated. This Module provides participants the opportunity to network with each other and foster their passion for childbirth.

Module 3: $1,100 Independent learning and assessment

Early Bird Special if paid in full by 30 June, 2018 – $3,650

Module 3 focuses on the consolidation of learning and individual practice.

The Module 3 Process involves:

Assessment Date Due
An online quiz Friday 5th Oct, 2018
Completed lesson plans Friday 12th Oct, 2018
Practical classes with volunteer pregnant couples 1st Feb, 2019
Evaluations and class reflections 1st Feb, 2019
Preparation and submission of a business plan 22nd Feb, 2019
Registration to become a Calmbirth Educator 31st March, 2019

Subjects covered in the training will include:

  • Understanding the psychology of birth- the mind- body connection
  • The physiology of birth
  • Tools, techniques and practical skills
  • The role of the support partner
  • Preparation for all birth journeys – working with intervention.
  • Conscious parenting
  • Acupressure for pregnancy, labour and birth
Training takes place over 5 months and consists of three Modules.

The Calmbirth Educator Training is an Australian College of Midwives CPD recognised activity, and it’s been allocated 104 CPD hours.

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