Certified Perinatal Massage Therapist
Carol Osbourne - Body Therapy Education -April 2015
32 Hour Certification Course-Certificate of Completion.
Prepared to work safely and effectively throughout the childbearing year and with normal to high-risk pregnancies. Specific knowledge of the physiological, psychological, and structural experiences of pregnancy, birth, postpartum. Recognition and complete understanding of the contraindications, possible complications, and risk factors.
Birth Healing Specialist Course -Holistic Treatment of the Postpartum Body
Institute for Birth Healing - Shulte Method - Lynn Shulte
Focus is on healing and treating the effects on the pelvis and pelvic floor muscles and abdomen from birth, addressing the specific needs to promote recovery.
Infant Massage Educator Training
ASIS - December 2014
28 Hour Infant Massage Training Certification - Part 1 - Certificate of Attendance
Prepared to describe the benefits of Infant Massage to parents/caregivers, teach infant massage skills (with older child modifications) to parents and caregivers.
I chose not to pursue Part 2 of the certification process, as the scope of my massage therapy license enables me to teach parents infant massage techniques, and additional ongoing payment and membership with Infant Massage USA is unnecessary and of no additional value.
Licensed Massage Therapist
Cortiva Institute - 1000 Hour Program - December 2013
750 Hour Licensing Program
State matriculated program satisfying the state requirements for licensing as a massage therapist.
250 Hour Extended Program
Additional education with expanded focus on injury, massage specialties, and special populations
Additional Certifications and Training
Certified Lactation Educator - CAPPA
20 Hour Lactation Educator course to enable attendees to provide non-clinical lactation education to mothers in a community, agency or hospital setting.
Certified Nursing Assistant - Pinnacle Health, PA
40 Hour Clinical Training to perform as a Nursing Assistant. Skilled to provide assistance with patient assessment, vital statistics, hands on clinical care within scope. Assistantance provided on the Postpartum, Antepartum, and NICU floors.
DONA Certified Doula - Penny Simkin Pinnacle Health Hospital Training
Former Home Birth Apprentice - Sharon Hodges Rust
ICEA Childbirth Educator Training
La Leche League Leader