CPI is committed to supporting professionals to maintain and renew certifications through the following transfer requirements.
I ALREADY COMPLETED A DOULA WORKSHOP
We accept participants who have taken a doula workshop from a different organization, but never completed their certification and now wish to become certified doulas. Your training workshop must have been within the last 3 years; email your attendance certificate from the doula training you took. Pay the transfer fee of $95. Next you would complete all the other requirements of the Doula Certification program, starting with step 2 through step 5.
I AM CERTIFIED WITH A DIFFERENT ORGANIZATION
You may hold dual certification with CPI or transfer from a different organization. If you are currently a certified doula within the last two years we only require that you document 8 contact hours to become CPI (Childbirth Professionals International) certified and verify assisting at 2 births or providing postpartum support.
Contact hours are accepted from different organizations. Transfer fee is $95. There is no transfer fee if contact hours are from CPI.
1. Complete form documenting birth/postpartum support for 2 families (a link will be emailed)
2. Email a copy of your current doula certificate
3. Email a copy of your contact hours
Go to the Doula Certification Program for more info.
STEPS FOR TRANSFERS OR TO HOLD DUAL CERTIFICATION
CPI accepts transfers and/or professionals may hold dual certification. If you are currently a childbirth educator with a different organization within the last year we only require that you have 16 contact hours to become CPI (Childbirth Professionals International) certified. Contact hours are accepted from different organizations, however you would need to pay a transfer fee of $100. There is no transfer fee if contact hours are from CPI.
NOT YET CERTIFIED AND TOOK CBE TRAINING THRU DIFFERENT ORGANIZATION
Complete your childbirth educator certification with CPI. We accept participants who have taken a childbirth educator workshop within the last 3 years with a different organization. The transfer fee is $195. Participants would need to complete the remaining certification steps.
Go to Childbirth Educator Certification program to learn more