CORE EOLD CERTIFICATION

International Doula Life Movement is a dedicated group of doulas that have found their calling in care for the end-of-life and we're here to help you! With decades of field experience, these instructors and practicing doulas would love nothing more than lending some expertise on how to begin as an end-of-life specialist. The best part? We offer an affordable tuition fee with assistance available depending on eligibility.

TOPICS COVERED

  • Understanding What a Doula Does
  • Patients Rights & Code of Ethics
  • Stages of End-of-Life Care
  • Grief & Anxiety Cycle of Life
  • Voluntary Stopping of Eating & Drinking (VSED)
  • Common Diseases
  • Infection Control, Transmission, and PPE
  • Pediatric Hospice
  • How to Communicate with Patients & Families
  • TeleDoula Best Practices
  • Companion Doula
  • Home Wake, Cremations, & Green Options
  • Life Planning
  • Advance Directives
  • Religions & End-of-Life
  • Business Planning & Practitioner Wellness
  • NEDA Exam Prep
  • Business 101

NEW SELF-PACED COURSE

Looking to start your Doula Journey today?

International Doula Life Movement is proud to roll out our self-paced course option. This course is perfect for those aspiring end-of-life doulas that want to move at their own pace-- however fast or slow that may be!

Check out the advantages of our self-paced course:

Finish in days instead of weeks.

Start your doula education at anytime.

1-on-1 sessions with an IDLM Instructor to cover material.

Begin helping the dying in your community transition sooner.

FIRST 100 STUDENTS: $349.95 $249.95

LIVE TRAINING DATES

All live classes run for 2 hours and 30 minutes. Weekday classes start at 7:00 PM CST. Saturday classes start at 10:00 AM CST. No classes will be held over Thanksgiving week.

DATES
REGISTRATION OPENS
ENROLLMENT
INSTRUCTOR

Every Wednesday: May 5th - July 21st, 2021

April 10, 2021

CLOSED

Anna Adams

Every Saturday: July 10th - September 25th, 2021 @ 10AM CST

June 10th, 2021

EARLY BIRD PRICING: $249.97

EXPIRES JUNE 24

IDLM Team

Every Wednesday: August 4th - October 20th, 2021

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Every Thursday: September 16th - December 9th, 2021

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Every Saturday: October 2nd - December 18th, 2021

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"This has been such an amazing journey. Filled with knowledge, support, and a greater sense of how we can be of service to others during the most challenging of times."

Alaine Huntington

IDLM Student, Certified EOLD

"It’s official I’m now an EOLD...I’m glad to be a part of this movement in the fields of legacy/advanced life planning & end of life doulas."

Deb Crews

IDLM Student, Certified EOLD

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JOIN THE MOVEMENT

Are you a certified end-of-life doula? Maybe you're a family member interested in providing services to a loved one that is passing. In both cases, we offer classes taught by industry experts in the fields of:

  • Holistic Care for the End-of-Life
  • Legacy Work & Memory Projects
  • End-of-Life Paperwork
  • Bereavement & Grief Work
  • Palliative Care
  • Family Guided Funerals & Green Burials

Check out our list of courses below. You can contact the instructor directly with questions about the course.

LIVE TRAININGS

COURSE NAME
COURSE DESCRIPTION
CLASS DATES
COST & ENROLLMENT
INSTRUCTOR

Legacy Work Intensive

Learn how to build a legacy in alignment with your client's values.

Thursdays,

July 8th - July 22nd @ 7:00 PM CST

$75.00

Keri-Lynn Turney


Certified Menopause Doula Program

TBD

Mondays, June 7th - August 9th @ 7:00 PM CST

$499.97

$175: Non-IDLM Alumni

$150: IDLM Alumni

Christine Okamoto


The Doula’s Guidebook: Part Two, Stepping Stones

Learn to work in tandem with the law of attraction in a simple and creative way. Easy L.O.A. guidelines will be shared and utilized in a way that allows you to track your process and learn how to become a master manifestor!

Wednesday, June 9th @ 9:00 PM CST

$20.99

Harmony Green


End-of-Life Hand Castings

Learn in detail how to prepare, mold, and finish and EOL hand casting. This service is becoming more popular with families and loved ones.

Monday, May 24th @ 6:00 PM CST

**This class is hybrid (LIVE/Self Paced). Contact the instructor directly with questions.

$599.97

Lisa Nisleit


Sexuality & Aging

This course will combat myths surrounding sex and aging and will demonstrate how practitioners can support sexual expression in the community and in long-term care.

Tuesday, June 22st @ 7:00 PM CST

$24.97

Erin Martin

Certified Life Planning Specialist

By the end of the class, students will be prepared to have discussions with individuals and families regarding the end of life paperwork and will be able to assist families.

Every Tuesday, June 1st - June 29th @ 7:00 PM CST

$125.00: IDLM Alumni

$150.00: Non-IDLM Alumni

Julie Barge

Business 102

You are supported in getting your Doula business off the ground. This is an intensive, and by the end, you’ll have a solid strategy and plan for your marketing.

Every Friday, May 28th - July 9th @ 7:00 PM CST

$125.00: IDLM Alumni

$150.00: Non-IDLM Alumni

Michelle Montgomery

SELF-PACED TRAINING

COURSE NAME
COURSE DESCRIPTION
CLASS DATES
COST & ENROLLMENT
INSTRUCTOR

The Heart & Business Behind a Memory Bear & Sentimental Sewing Business: Part 1

Learn what it takes to start a sewing service that offers Memory Bears & Sentimental sewing items.

NA

$20.97

Stephanie Grams


Supporting Medically Fragile & Terminally Ill Children & Adolescents

This intensive one hour session will cover anticipatory grief, addressing the 6 C’s, creating a socio-emotionally and physically safe space through the P.E.D.S strategy, adopting grief-sensitive language, examples of legacy-building activities, and resources that families can utilize.

NA

$50.00

Melissa Lunardini, MA, MBA, FT


Master Class: Offering Memory Bears & Sentimental Sewing Services as a Resource for Your Doula Business

Prereq: "The Heart and Business Behind Starting and Owning a Memory Bear and Sentimental Sewing Business: Part 1

Topics:

  • Product Guide
  • Ways to connect with service providers
  • Questions to ask
  • Contract templates
  • Questionnaire template
  • Pre-designed template
  • Example sales flyers

NA

$49.97

Stephanie Grams


Master Class: Memory & Comfort Care Sewing Business Services (as an End of Life Doula)

Prereq: "The Heart and Business Behind Starting and Owning a Memory Bear and Sentimental Sewing Business: Part 1"

Learn how to start your own memory and comfort care sewing services.

NA

$99.97

Stephanie Grams


CONTINUING EDUCATION

As an added bonus for all IDLM Certificate holding Doulas, we provide a once a month free training. These trainings are targeted to keep your knowledge in the field of End-of-Life Care sharp. We want all of our doulas to have continued success while also provided the absolute best care for their patients and their loved ones.

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