Events Calendar

This page lists California continuing education programs presented by local and regional breastfeeding coalitions, community-based organizations, and health care and educational institutions. If you would like your program listed, please email Robbie at robbiegd.cbc@gmail.com.

Apr
3
Mon
Online: Lactation Educator Counselor Course
Apr 3 – Jun 17 all-day

UC San Diego Extension Lactation Education Program

Spring Online: April 3 – June 17, 2017

This program prepares health professionals and other interested individuals to become lactation educators. It furnishes the basic information necessary to promote breastfeeding and to interact in the breastfeeding situation by assisting and encouraging the breastfeeding triad of mother, baby, and support person.

Topics include basic anatomy and physiology of lactation, early attachment of the baby, hospital care, support during the postpartum stage, common concerns and solutions, and appliances and apparatuses used in breastfeeding.

This 45 hour program meets the prerequisite requirement for the LEAARC Approved Lactation Consultant training program. At completion of the course students are “Certificated Lactation Educator Counselors.”

This course is the required prerequisite to the Lactation Consultant course.

Other Credit: BRN, RD: 45 CE Hrs.  IBLCE CERP’s: 45

Credit: 4 units

View the program website at www.breastfeeding-education.com 

TO ENROLL:

-On the web: extension.ucsd.edu

-By Phone: (858) 534-3400

Section 119954
Cost: $695

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Email: ucsdlactation@ucsd.edu
or call: (858) 534-9262

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Apr
28
Fri
Santa Rosa: Certified Lactation Specialist Program
Apr 28 – Apr 30 all-day

Certified Lactation Specialist Program

April 28, 29, 30, 2017

1057 College Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA

The Certified Lactation Specialist Program offers comprehensive information on breastfeeding with an emphasis on hands-on skills to enable the provider to give effective and individualized assistance to breastfeeding mothers.

The program is for healthcare providers or educators who want to effectively help new mothers successfully breastfeed their babies.

This program is offered by With Child Breastfeeding Support Services.

Download the Registration Form Here

Contact Information:
(707) 722-5050
rosanne@sonic.net

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May
4
Thu
Oakland: California Family Leave Rights Train the Trainer
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Promote equity & wellbeing!

*Event is free, but please RSVP HERE

California workers have the right to take paid leave for sickness, a new child, and to care for family members. These rights promote health and economic security, but many workers don’t know how to access them. Join us to help make CA Paid Family Leave and other protections accessible and equitable for all. Advocates, providers, employers and community leaders will learn about key rights and prepare to educate their own clients / patients / members/ employees / communities.

Learn About:

  • Pregnancy & Bonding Leave
  • Caregiving Leave
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Workplace Rights & Accommodations

This event is free, but please RSVP HERE

Download the flyer here Work Family Rights

 


 

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May
15
Mon
Salinas: Certified Lactation Counselor Certification
May 15 – May 19 all-day

Certified Lactation Counselor Certification

Go to the website here for more information about the CLC certification and registration.

Register four or more from your agency now to receive a $50 discount per person.

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May
16
Tue
Loma Linda: Lactation Educator Counselor Course (5 meetings)
May 16 – May 18 all-day

UC San Diego Extension Lactation Education Program

Download the flyer here.

Loma Linda, CA: May 16, 17, 18 & June 26, 27, 2017 (5 meetings)

This program prepares health professionals and other interested individuals to become lactation educators. It furnishes the basic information necessary to promote breastfeeding and to interact in the breastfeeding situation by assisting and encouraging the breastfeeding triad of mother, baby, and support person.

Topics include basic anatomy and physiology of lactation, early attachment of the baby, hospital care, support during the postpartum stage, common concerns and solutions, and appliances and apparatuses used in breastfeeding.

This 45 hour program meets the prerequisite requirement for the LEAARC Approved Lactation Consultant training program. At completion of the course students are “Certificated Lactation Educator Counselors.”

This course is the required prerequisite to the Lactation Consultant course.

Other Credit: BRN, RD: 45 CE Hrs.  IBLCE CERP’s: 45

Credit: 4 units

View the program website at www.breastfeeding-education.com 

TO ENROLL:

-On the web: extension.ucsd.edu

-By Phone: (858) 534-3400

Section 119953
Cost: $695

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Email: ucsdlactation@ucsd.edu
or call: (858) 534-9262

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May
19
Fri
Pismo: Breastfeeding the Immature Infant
May 19 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
May
20
Sat
Bakersfield: Comprehensive Lactation Ed
May 20 all-day

Comprehensive Lactation Ed

90 Hours, must attend all dates in 2017: 1/21, 2/18, 3/18, 4/22, 5/20, 6/17, 7/15, 8/19, 9/16, 10/21

Download Brochure Here

Register Here

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Bakersfield: Lactation Educator Training
May 20 all-day

Lactation Educator Training

45 Hours, must attend all dates: 1/21, 2/18, 3/18, 4/22, 5/20

Download the Brochure Here

Register Here

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Jun
1
Thu
Online: Lactation Educator Counselor Course
Jun 1 – Sep 30 all-day

UC San Diego Extension Lactation Education Program

Summer Online: June – September, 2017

This program prepares health professionals and other interested individuals to become lactation educators. It furnishes the basic information necessary to promote breastfeeding and to interact in the breastfeeding situation by assisting and encouraging the breastfeeding triad of mother, baby, and support person.

Topics include basic anatomy and physiology of lactation, early attachment of the baby, hospital care, support during the postpartum stage, common concerns and solutions, and appliances and apparatuses used in breastfeeding.

This 45 hour program meets the prerequisite requirement for the LEAARC Approved Lactation Consultant training program. At completion of the course students are “Certificated Lactation Educator Counselors.”

This course is the required prerequisite to the Lactation Consultant course.

Other Credit: BRN, RD: 45 CE Hrs.  IBLCE CERP’s: 45

Credit: 4 units

View the program website at www.breastfeeding-education.com 

TO ENROLL:

-On the web: extension.ucsd.edu

-By Phone: (858) 534-3400

Section TBA
Cost: $695

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Email: ucsdlactation@ucsd.edu
or call: (858) 534-9262

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Pleasant Hill: Foundations for Best Practice in Lactation Care (5 days)
Jun 1 – Jun 2 all-day

Foundations for Best Practice in Lactation Care

June 1, 2, 7, 8, 9

Faculty: Molly Pessl, BSN, IBCLC

Download the flyer here.

Course description.

Register here.

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