Lactation Counselor Training Course

The Lactation Counselor Training Course is a comprehensive, evidence-based, college level, breastfeeding management course that includes practical skills, theoretical foundations and competency verification. Basic and complex technical issues are explored within the context of problem solving and counseling strategies. This course prepares participants for professional work in the hospital and in public health and community settings. It trains participants in how to gain insight into clients’ problems with a strong focus on counseling skills. At the end of the course, participants who have completed all competencies may sit for the CLC® examination, the premier national certification in lactation management for the United States, which is administered by the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice (ALPP).

Upcoming Dates:

2018
December
3 - 7
Rockland County, NY
10 - 14
Metairie, LA
10 - 14
Oak Park, IL
10 - 14
Port St. Lucie, FL
10 - 14
Waterloo, NY
January
28 - 1
Spartanburg, SC
28 - 1
Lexington, KY
28 - 1
Tampa, FL
February
4 - 8
Phoenix, AZ
11 - 15
Upland, PA
11 - 15
Lumberton, NC
11 - 15
Champaign, IL
18 - 22
Temple, TX
18 - 22
Longmont, CO
25 - 1
Richmond, VA
25 - 1
Salt Lake City, UT
25 - 1
Hobart, IN
March
4 - 8
Charleston, SC
4 - 8
Oceanside, CA
11 - 15
Longview, WA
11 - 15
Vero Beach, FL
11 - 15
New York (Manhattan), NY
18 - 22
Madison, WI
18 - 22
Hartford, CT
25 - 29
Rochester, NY
25 - 29
Alexandria, LA
25 - 29
Columbus, OH
April
1 - 5
Seymour, IN
1 - 5
Portsmouth, NH
1 - 5
Knoxville, TN
8 - 12
Rochester, MN
8 - 12
Sioux City, IA
8 - 12
New York, NY
29 - 3
Fruita (Grand Junction), CO
May
6 - 10
Loveland, CO
6 - 10
West Union, IA
6 - 10
Oceanside, CA
13 - 17
Naperville, IL
13 - 17
Hampton, VA
20 - 24
Gloversville, NY
June
3 - 7
Mitchell, SD
3 - 7
Champaign, IL
3 - 7
Daytona Beach, FL
10 - 14
New York, NY
17 - 21
Gillette, WY

Advanced Nurse Lactation Consultant and Advanced Lactation Consultant Certification

This interactive course provides the opportunity to qualify for an advanced certificate in lactation management while verifying the insight, knowledge and skills essential to the development and implementation of management strategies for complex problems related to breastfeeding and human lactation. Participants will examine actual challenging cases, and develop management strategies using knowledge of psychology, sociology, infant development, gender studies, professional interrelations and ethics.

Upcoming Dates:

2018
December
3 - 7
Salt Lake City, UT

Applied Teaching Methods

This course examines contemporary theories of adult education related to adult learning and develops health education with the goal of supporting the achievement of continuity of care in the maternal child health care setting. Course content provides a thorough grounding in adult learning principles for use in educating health care professionals and in fostering systems change through transformative learning. Students will engage in a variety of learning laboratory activities (including delivering a lactation-specific presentation to the class) and gain experience in the design and delivery of educational offerings with a focus on supporting continuity of care in the area of breastfeeding and human lactation. These strategies may be useful for those who want to implement change such as implementation of the WHO/UNICEF 10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding.

There are currently no publicly available courses at this time. To learn more about hosting a training please contact us!

Maternal Infant Assessment

This course utilizes a case study format to develop proficiency in the process of assessment and analysis of the breastfeeding dyad, and to differentiate optimal conditions from those that are sub-optimal, as well as summarize and document the assessment. Major topics covered in the course are optimal and sub-optimal breastfeeding related anatomy of mother and infant, normal and abnormal development of the anatomy and physiology of the breastfeeding mother and baby, breastfeeding assessment tools, breastfeeding assessment and the lexicon of breastfeeding and human lactation.

There are currently no publicly available courses at this time. To learn more about hosting a training please contact us!