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DONA International is committed to career long learning.

Check out our database of continuing education opportunities to earn contact hours for recertification and learn new skills to serve your clients or build your business.

DONA International contact hours apply toward recertification with DONA International and many other birth organizations. Check with your certifying organization to be sure.

If you’ve completed a continuing education offering with an educator offering DONA International contact hours, you can submit your feedback to DONA with the evaluation form.

Want to apply for DONA International contact hours for your own advanced doula training? Download our contact hour application guides below

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Workshop Type:
Continuing Education Workshop
Location Type:
Penny Bussell Stansfield
May 22, 2023
October 2, 2024

2 Contact Hours
A multi module course with videos, demonstrations and downloadable handouts. Learn how this safe, effective tool eases labor pain and how to implement using TENS with clients.

Virtual Training: Womb Business Builder

Workshop Type:
Continuing Education Workshop
Location Type:
Jey Dale
May 1, 2023
January 31, 2025

8 Contact Hours
A step by step course on how to establish your online doula business. You will leave this course with a complete & professional doula business brand!
Course offered twice a month

Recorded Webinar: Pre and Postpartum Depression

Workshop Type:
Continuing Education Workshop
Location Type:
Shirena Smith LCSW CHT CD(DONA)
July 1, 2023
June 30, 2025

Number Of Contact Hours: 3.75
Ongoing Recorded Workshop

This workshop will focus on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders occurring both prenatal and postpartum periods. Specific attention will be given to counseling tips.

Upon completion of the activity participants should be better able to:
*Assess prenatal and postpartum depression risk factors
*Discuss various perinatal mood disorders
*Identify communication points for dialogue between patient and professional in order to recognize areas of need
*Explore the use of screening tools for assessment
*Assist women and their families with best community resources