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SMC FCDBC Train the Trainer Program

SMC FCDBC Train the Trainer Program 

Overview

SMC Full Circle Doula Training program is the premier dual certification program for labor and postpartum doulas.   It was created by Shafia M. Monroe in 2002 to improve birth outcomes by honoring the legacy of the 20th Century African American Midwife, teaching birth culture, creating a circle of care, mothering the mother, and helping families celebrate their new baby.  

SMC continues to be the lead doula training program for improving Black infant and maternal outcomes in the US.   Since 2002 SMC has trained over 2,600 SMC FCDBC’s worldwide, with 90% being African American/Black women and men, and people of color.

Learn to facilitate the 31/2 Day Premier Doula Training

The objective of this course is to prepare you to train individuals to become SMC Certified Full Circle Doula Birth Companions in a group setting. You will learn effective presentation techniques, how to model the culture of the organization and SMC FCDBC Philosophy of Care during this course.  

What You Will Learn

Through role-play, demonstrations, lecture, assessment and evaluation, you will learn:

  • The history of the SMC FCDBCT program
  • How to teach from the revised training curriculum
  • Medicaid reimbursement regulations
  • The principles of effective delivery
  • Time management in group settings
  • Interpersonal communication
  • How to work with consultants
  • Teaching with audio/visual tools
  • Marketing and promotion of program and self
  • Implementation of popular education
  • SMC FCDBC Scope of Practice
  • Use of training evaluation for professional and program assessment
  • Curriculum Development
  • Business Development, marketing,  and networking

Training Information

Be a member of powerful organization and:

  • Invest in your career
  • Increase your income
  • Make your own schedule
  • Earn a SMC Train the Trainer Certification
  • $500.00 per training (Student Trainer)
  • $1,000.00 per training (Certified Trainer)

The SMC Train the Trainer Certification Program is a unique interdisciplinary 12-month training program that includes:

  • In person 30-hour interactive sessions
  • Professional development in training
  • Learning through videos, readings, and reflective exercises.
  • Interacting and posting in the  SMC Full Circle Doula Birth Companions Facebook Group.
  • Two online coaching sessions to build self- awareness and personal effectiveness
  • Understand the purpose of Blood Pressure reading in public health
  • Update information to improve infant and maternal health
  • SMC Cultural Competency Training overview

Training Date: January 24-27, 2019

Training Schedule (Days and Times):

  • Thursday- 4:00pm-8:30pm
  • Friday- 8:30am – 5:00pm (One 90 minute lunch break, two 10-minute breaks)
  • Saturday-  8:30am – 5:00pm. (One 60 minute lunch break, two 10-minute breaks)
  • Sunday 8:30am – 5:00pm. (One 90 minute lunch break, two 10-minute  breaks)

Location: Portland, OR

If you  have already certified as a SMC FCDBC Trainer and are working to become current:

Training Fee: $729.50 (Access Code Required)

If this your first time in this program and you have not certified as a SMC FCDBC Trainer in the past:

Training Fee: $1,459.00

If you  have already certified as a SMC FCDBC Trainer and are working to become current:

Installment Options:

  • One Installment- $729.50 (Access Code Required)
  • Email doulas@shafiamonroe.com to request a custom installment plan.

If this your first time in this program and you have not certified as a SMC FCDBC Trainer in the past:

Installment Options

  • One Installment-$1,459.00
  • Two Installments-$729.50
  • Three Installments-$486.33

You can register for the upcoming training by clicking the button below.

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Shafia M. Monroe, DEM. CDT, MPH
Office Number: 503-927-8357 | Email: Shafia@shafiamonroe.com