Frequently Asked Questions
IS ENTRY LEVEL DOULA TRAINING AVAILABLE?
No! Our education model has changed and we focus specifically on educating OB Nurses, OB Techs, OBGYN’s & other Perinatal Health Professionals in a clinical role.
HOW CAN I RENEW MY CERTIFICATION
If you previously trained with us, you must renew before your certification expires. If your certification is not expired you must complete the following
- Sign up for Doula Refresher Course
- Peform in-person skills exam
- Pass written doula exam
MY CERTIFICATION IS EXPIRED NOW WHAT?
Unfortunately if your certification is expired, you are no longer an active doula with the Black Doula Training. Our education model has changed and we do not train entry level doulas as of April 2022.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO ENROLL IN COURSES?
OB Nurses, OB Techs, OBGYN’s, WHNP, Student Midwives, & CNM’s are the only candidates eligible to enroll in our courses.
WHAT ARE THE UPCOMING TRAINING DATES
Upcoming Training Dates & Locations
- Baltimore, Md – November 19-20 Virtual ONLY
- Fairfax, Va – February 4-5 2023 Virtual & In-Person
- Atlanta, Ga – June 3-4 2023 In- Person Only
WHAT IS THE COST OF TRAINING
The total cost of training is for 2022 is $630. The cost for 2023 is $830.
Payment Plans are unavailable at this time and we do not offer scholarships.
CAN I GET A REFUND IF I DO NOT ATTEND?
If for any reason you are unable to attend the retreat, unfortunately no refunds are issued and you forfeit your funds and seat.