Calmbirth® Educator Training
Calmbirth®Educator training occurs annually in a different state within Australia.
Calmbirth® 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: $600 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: $2,000 Intensive 5 day face to face workshop with the Director of Calmbirth®, Karen McClay
Sydney 2017 – 4th to 8th September – Venue to Be Confirmed
Perth 2017 – Currently taking Expressions of Interest – 18th to 22nd September
This Module focuses on teaching and experiential learning in a variety of ways including:
- Face to face lectures
- Ongoing support
- Practical experience
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: $1,000 Independent learning and assessment
Early Bird Special if paid in full by 30 June, 2017 – $3,400
Module 3 focuses on the consolidation of learning and individual practice.
The Module 3 Process involves:
|An online quiz||Friday 2nd Oct, 2017|
|Completed lesson plans||Friday 9th Oct, 2017|
|Practical classes with volunteer pregnant couples||Friday 29th Jan, 2018|
|Evaluations and class reflections||Friday 29th Jan, 2018|
|Preparation and submission of a business plan||Friday 19th Feb, 2018|
|Registration to become a Calmbirth Educator||Saturday 31st March, 2018|
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