Certified Licensed Instructor Application

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Requirements for NBDA Certified Instructor:

  • Complete all of the course material for each week of the Program, including reading, quizzes, and viewing applicable video content; or attend an NBDA doula training led by CEO.

  • Provide the Company proof of student’s status as an NBDA doula for no less than one (1) year;

  • Provide the Company proof of current professional liability insurance for your doula practice (“proof of Insurance”);

  • Sign the Certified Instructor Agreement before being able to use the Licensed Mark or Licensed Materials in any way.

Requirements to maintain certification as an NBDA Certified Instructor:

  • Submit proof of Insurance;

  • Pay an annual recertification fee to the Company;

  • Submit proof that all continuing education requirements have been satisfied;

  • Adhere to the Company’s guidelines on how to use and teach the NBDA curriculum, including, but not limited to, the Company’s guidelines on providing doula services.

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**** IF YOU HAVE TECHNICAL ISSUES WITH YOUR APPLICATION PLEASE EMAIL SUPPORT@BLACKDOULAS.ORG.

Please be prepared to upload the following documents PRIOR to submitting your application:

  • Proof that you completed a doula training w/date

  • Proof of Professional Liability Insurance

  • Signed Licensing Agreement. Please download a blank copy to upload here.

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ABOUT THE APPLICATION
& CERTIFICATION PROCESS

Thank you for applying to become an NBDA Certified Doula Instructor. Please allow 10-15 business days for the processing your application. Once approved, you will be sent a link to make your payment of $1250. After making your payment you will receive access to the Instructor’s Briefcase and Lounge.

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