CAPPA Academy is a state of the art virtual classroom experience. CAPPA Academy provides the opportunity for students to obtain the highest level of training and education of any perinatal certification organization. As leaders in the perinatal education field, we pride ourselves in offering our members the latest technology. By combining excellent, in-person, evidenced based, standardized trainings with the convenience of the virtual classroom setting, CAPPA now offers unparalleled education for perinatal professionals. As part of our mission to foster and encourage relevant information, support, and training, we are proud to announce the launch of CAPPA Academy, which further demonstrates our commitment to the highest possible standards for all CAPPA members.
CAPPA Academy Certified Labor Doula CLD – Dual/Transfer Program
This online portion of this course and exam is designed for those candidates who wish to enter and complete the Dual/Transfer Labor Doula Program. All who register for this course must be current members of CAPPA and maintain CAPPA membership throughout certification process and while certified. A lapse in your CAPPA membership will result in your CAPPA Academy account being disabled and a re-enrollment fee being applied.
This CAPPA program was designed for doulas that have been trained or certified with an approved organization and wish to become a part of the CAPPA family and earn your CAPPA certification as a Labor Doula (CLD). Please contact the program director CLDdirector@cappa.net for a list of approved organizations.
This program consists of two possible tracks:
· Track 1 is for doulas already certified with an approved organization.
· Track 2 is for doulas that have been trained by an approved organization but have not yet certified.
This course includes detailed instruction on steps for completion, access to all paperwork necessary for certification and access to the certification exams. As of June 1, 2014 CAPPA Academy will coincide with your training date. Once CAPPA Academy is purchased, you will have access until your certification timeframe is expired.
The fee for this course includes the entry fee, exam fee, certification processing fee, and the Labor Doula manual. It does not include a rush result fee. If you have any questions, please email the Executive Director of Labor Doula Programs at CLDdirector@cappa.net. Once you register for a course and CAPPA processes your registration fee and enrolls you in CAPPA Academy, there are no refunds. For a clear understanding of the scope of practice of the CLD please link here.
This program does not qualify one to issue medical advice, diagnose medical conditions for mother or baby, or to prescribe treatment or medication
*Please be advised that policies may be changed or adjusted during the course of your certification process. By enrolling in CAPPA Academy, you agree to abide by these changes.
If you have previously purchased your certification packet and/or processing fee prior to October 1st, 2012, to enter CAPPA Academy at the appropriate fees, please call the CAPPA office based on a previous CLD certification purchase.
Please make sure you are registered for the correct CAPPA Academy program (traditional / accelerated / dual).
A $30.00 service fee is required for changing programs.