2 /3 day workshops
This course is open to Birthworkers only.
TRAUMA INFORMED BIRTH WORKSHOP: You will have the opportunity to discover and work with the principles of trauma informed practice, in theory and in very practical ways.
Preparation for working with women in times of vulnerability during the childbearing year.
This workshop includes:
Understanding Trauma Informed Practice and considering its application within the workplace
What is trauma response? Recognising trauma response in yourself, your clients and within the institution, through personal, vicarious and organisational lenses
Lone working skills and considerations
'The Nervous system is the driver': The Polyvagal theory takes its place in the field of childbirth
Cultural humility and responsiveness: utilising a 'beginners mind' approach and the 'Danger of a single story'
'Triggers and Strategies': Considering what might trigger our clients and how we might help co-create empowering strategies
Collaborative work towards informed decision making
Perinatal mental health and a multi-layered approach
Working with disclosure
Knowing your own thresholds and boundaries: Ensuring your own trauma story does not cloud your vision
Using Mindfulness in your Practice.
3 day version includes:
Introduction of Doulas Without Borders: A talk on the inception of DWB, our ethos, guidelines, policies, procedures and an invitation to join us (for joining countries)
Unconditional Positive Regard; learn about our founding principle
Debriefing your practice
Infant feeding for survivors
Listening skills and language use
Cost: For 2 day UK not-for-profit workshops:
£175/£100 for current DWB members (please email us at address below to confirm eligibility).
Timing: 10am to 5pm each day/ Hackney varies, see below
Date: Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd of March 2020
Location: Stretch Yoga studio, Hackney, London
Times: 11.30 to 6pm
Date: Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th of April 2020
Location: South Norwood, London
3 day workshop
Date: Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th May
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Two day workshop
Date: Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd June
Cost: For 3 day non Barcelona workshop: 195EU
Cost: For 2 day Ibiza workshop 180EU with vegetarian lunch
Timing: 10am to 5pm each day
Payment and booking at: http://www.doulatraining.co.uk/doula-training-course-dates-venues
Please bring lunch to share, tea and coffee provided
Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
with your booking enquiry and details of your eligibility, if you are already a member of Doulas Without Borders.