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Mentorship Program

South Central Wisconsin Doula Network > Mentorship Program
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What Mentorship will include:

 

* weekly group mentor/mentee meetings (to be determined by mentor group whether in-person, online, or combination)

 

* accompanying a mentor to a prenatal with 3 different families

 

* accompanying a mentor to a birth, as well as the postpartum followup meeting

 

* assistance on creating a personal history/intake form that is catered for personal doula style

 

* guidance on contracts

 

* building community resources

 

* getting to know local birth/medical community

 

* how to balance oneself in a birth setting

 

* guidance in managing lifestyle and self-care

 

* guidance with creating professional boundaries

 

* strategies on how to market oneself and determining self-worth

 

* help creating a personalized elevator speech

 

* guidance with how to best represent oneself in an interview and guidance on how to determine when a family is a good fit

 

* addressing management of professional expenses and filing taxes

 

* guidance on how to organize and work with back-up

 

* share strategies around different doula business models; as well as a familiarization area business models

 

* address how to find professional balance and thoughts on how to incorporate other services

 

* discussions on how to make doula work do-able financially

 

So, you’re interested in being a mentor?  Awesome!!

 

SCWDN is accepting applications for a 8m commitment starting in the summer of 2015.  Join the flagship SCWDN Mentor Program in paving the way!  Mentors will be financially compensated.

 

Requirements for mentors:

 

* SCW Doula Network Member

 

* We are asking for mentors to be at Stage 3+

 

* Actively taking clients (privately or through SM)

 

* Ability commit to program checklist (see mentorship program tab)

 

* Ability to commit to 8 months

 

* Commit to attend all group mentee meetings (frequency, online/in-person to be determined)

 

Please apply!  And email if you have any questions.

 

Applications will be accepted summer of 2015 for a SCWDN Mentorship Program start date of September!  Please email us if you’re interested in getting an email notifying you that the application process has begun!

 

 

There will be a fee for this program, though payment plans will be welcome.  More details to come.

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