End Of Life Doula Care
Why is the trend for EOL Doula Care growing?
What does End of Life Doula Care entail?
What if my doula is a nurse or social worker or other professional?
End of Life Doula Certification
Who is the certification program intended for?
While the program is geared toward those who want to become an End of Life Doula, it will also appeal to individuals already working in end of life related positions in hospice, palliative or other end of life supportive care positions ie) nurses, PCNs, doctors, social workers, spiritual advisors etc. It may be of interest to those who are preparing to support their own family or friends at end of life or want to have a better overall understanding of today’s end of life issues. If you want to become acquainted with dying and death or develop your own beliefs about dying and death you will also find our program enlightening.
What education does the EOL Doula Care Certificate program include?
The history and philosophy of dying and death care, the evolution of end of life related issues, current models of care, guiding principles and best demonstrated practices will give participants the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills about the end of life doula role and how to provide care that is necessary and meaningful. We use a variety of teaching tools and media to ensure that everyone’s learning needs are met. Our goal is for each participant to be equipped for success in their pursuit of service to those who are dying and their loved ones.
If I take the certificate program for my own interest will I be required to complete quizzes, assignments, projects or exams?
What if I miss a scheduled class?
Two certificate programs will run each year and you would have the opportunity to participate in a future scheduled class session.
What are the implications of “being certified”?
Who recognizes the certificate?
What are the advantages of doing certification with Ten Thousand Doors/CCEOLESS over another training program?
We really cannot speak to another training program or organization. We guarantee that our training is comprehensive and will provide cutting edge education and training to prepare participants to support individuals and families who are experiencing an end of life transition.
How will I use the training in my current job or career path?
End of Life Doulas generally work directly with a person and/or the family to provide supportive care services. It often is the dying person and sometimes a family member who chooses to retain end of life doula care services. It may be in a home, hospital or hospice setting. It may be part or full time or a combination of, depending on the needs of the client.
What are ways that end of life doula’s network with one another?
Is there a professional listing where I can add my name, qualifications and availability?
How can I apply for the certificate program?
The application process is straightforward. Go to the Education page and scroll down to the bottom of the page where you will see “click here for application”. Once you click the link, the “application and registration” form will appear. Print and complete the form and email a scanned copy to firstname.lastname@example.org. On receipt and review of your application, we will advise you in writing, (within one week) if you have been accepted to the program. We will require you to confirm in writing, that you will be available to attend the program. At that time, your payment will be processed.
Are there payment options available?
Yes, please go to the Education page, scroll down to the bottom to “click here for application”. The “application and registration” form outlines the payment options that are available to you.