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Trainings

Upcoming available New Jersey doula trainings and home of the New Jersey Supplemental Community Competency Training. 

Looking to start your journey as a community doula in New Jersey? 

 

Our next Perinatal Community Health Worker (PCHW) training begins on February 20, 2024 —offering aspiring doulas a unique opportunity to receive exceptional education, guidance, and mentorship throughout their journey to become a community doula.

 

We welcome you to visit us during our office hours to learn more about PCHW Cohort 3 Training. 

Application deadline is January 7, 2024. 

NJ Approved Doula Trainings

Community doulas are equipped to meet particular needs of our NJ FamilyCare members and other under-served communities. This is a current list of Approved Trainings as of March 15, 2022.

 

Under NJ FamilyCare (Medicaid), doula services will be delivered by providers with community doula training from an approved training program. Approved doula trainings that qualify but will require additional coursework called Supplemental Community  Competency Training (SCCT) are marked with an asterisk (*) and labeled. See here for more information about the SCCT training and to register.

 

 

AMAR Doulas - training provided by Children’s Home Society of NJ (Trenton)

www.chsofnj.org | (609) 695-6274

Department of Health Uzazi Village - training provided by Children’s Futures (Trenton)

www.childrensfutures.org | (609) 695-1977

Department of Health Uzazi Village - training provided by Community Doulas of South Jersey (Camden) -

CURRENTLY OFFERING TRAINING

www.communitydoulasofsouthjersey.com | (800) 611-8326 | info@cdosj.org

Department of Health Uzazi Village - training provided by Sister to Sister Community Doulas of Essex County (Newark) 

www.spanadvocacy.org/programs/doulas | (862) 214-2808 | communitydoulas@spanadvocacy.org

The following training programs are approved only with approved NJ Supplemental Community Competency Training, HIPAA training (unless otherwise indicated below) and Infant/Adult CPR training:

Ancient Song Labor Doula Certification -

CURRENTLY OFFERING TRAINING

www.ancientsongdoulaservices.com/training | (347) 778-3490

Ancient Song-certified doulas do not require separate HIPAA training as it is included in Ancient Song curriculum.

*REQUIRES SCCT TRAINING

HealthConnect One Community Based Doula Training

www.healthconnectone.org/our-work/training/ | (312) 243-4772

Completed at a non-NJ training site.

*REQUIRES SCCT TRAINING

Uzazi Village Perinatal Doula Training

www.uzazivillage.org/perinatal-doula/ | (816) 541-3718

Completed at a training site other than those listed above.

*REQUIRES SCCT TRAINING

CAPPA Labor Doula (CLD) Certification  -

CURRENTLY OFFERING TRAINING

www.cappa.net/ | (770) 965-9777

Note: Certified Postpartum Doula is not approved.

*REQUIRES SCCT TRAINING

DONA International Birth Doula Certification -

CURRENTLY OFFERING TRAINING

www.dona.org/ | (888) 788-DONA (3662) | DONA@dona.org

Note: Postpartum Doula Certification is not approved.

*REQUIRES SCCT TRAINING

NJ Doula HIPAA Training

NJ Doula HIPAA Training Pre-Test

NJ Doula HIPAA Training Video

NJ Doula HIPAA Training Post-Test

Community Collaborations

NJ Supplemental Community Competency Training (SCCT)

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