There are three parts to the Living Well Dying Well doula training: a stand-alone Foundation course and two part Diploma. The Diploma involves face to face learning, reflective practice, volunteer experience of working with people at end of life and case study work. Trainees must successfully complete the Foundation course to enrol on the Diploma.
Foundation - Part 1
A five day foundation course leading to the CPD Certificate - Introduction to a Person-Centred Approach to Death & Dying, awarded by the Crossfields Institute.
A six day training expanding knowledge and skills required for the Doula role.
Courses available to book
Doulas wishing to practise on a professional footing complete a further nine-day advanced level course, leading to the award of the full Diploma in the Living Well Dying Well Person-Centred Approach to Death and Dying.
Our Patron, Professor Allan Kellehear had this to say about the Living Well Dying Well training and the way in which it delivers excellence:
"The Living Well Dying Well End of Life Doula Network is the premier UK learning centre offering experiential, classroom-based and field training that is professionally supervised and delivered, certified and diploma based. This End of Life Doula Network is the national leader in professional development of this pioneering approach. Our Doulas learn how to foster, harness and enhance the community's own abilities to provide compassion and presence at the end of life and they do so in a tried-and-tested professionally guided programme."