Catalyst Full Spectrum Doula Training

BE the change you wish to see…

Doulas are on the front lines of reproductive justice work, helping to prepare and advocate for individuals along the full spectrum of reproductive life experiences.

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This isn’t your typical weekend doula workshop! The Catalyst training is a 240 hour masterclass in catalyzing more equitable outcomes for families right in your own neighborhood. 
Learn more about our high-impact curriculum below.

What’s included in the training?

  • Core Competencies for Doulas
  • Business Basics for Doulas
  • Doula Communication Skills
  • Advocacy and Navigation
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Reproductive Health Workers
  • Pathophysiology of Perinatal Health
  • Understanding Perinatal Health Disparities
  • Structural Racism and Social Determinants of Health
  • A History of Reproductive Justice Activism
  • Emotional Resilience for Doulas
  • Standards of Care in Reproductive Health
  • Birth Biodynamics
  • Pregnancy Support
  • Labor Support
  • Supporting Lactation
  • Postpartum Support
  • Preconception and Reproductive Counseling
  • Full Spectrum Support
  • Perinatal Outcomes Analysis
  • Evaluating Client Strengths
  • Creating Care Plans
  • Crisis Response Skills

Train with the best in the business!

Our next class runs from April 27th-August 14th

Take advantage of our flexible training schedule and train for a rewarding career as a full spectrum doula! The training is structured with busy professionals in mind and consists of online self-paced modules as well as in-person skill workshops. Not in Wichita? No worries! Each skill workshop will run simultaneously on Zoom.

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What is the class schedule?

80% of the lessons will be completed online at a flexible pace and 20% will take place on weekends in person (for Wichita students) and concurrently by Zoom for students outside of Wichita. Skills workshops for this round of training will take place on June 17th, June 18th, July 22nd and July 23rd in Wichita and concurrently by zoom for out-of-town students.

There are 240 instructional hours total. Students should expect to spend about 20 hours per week on lessons, studying, and outside readings.

Are scholarships available?

Yes! A limited number of scholarships are available for individuals from populations that are historically underrepresented in the doula profession. You can find the scholarship application at the bottom of this page.

What makes this training different than other doula trainings?

This training is the MOST comprehensive training in the business, with 4x more information than the average doula training program. Certified Catalyst doulas will feel prepared to launch into community-based or independent doula work as soon as they finish the training program. Our unique curriculum includes everything you need to know to get started earning money as a full spectrum doula! What are you waiting for? Invest in your future today and train as a Catalyst doula!

How much does the training cost?

Enrollment for the full training is $1600, plus the cost of books. This is the best value in the industry for future doulas who want to launch an independent community-based business serving individuals on the full spectrum of reproductive health.

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Apply for a scholarship

A limited number of scholarships are available for outstanding applicants who have a passion for reproductive justice and belong to groups that are historically underrepresented in birth work.