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Continuing Education

Certified Professional Doula

Doula Training Program

Doula working with a pregnant woman

Aims Continuing Education and the Allo™ Doula Academy are excited to offer this comprehensive Certified Professional Doula program; a comprehensive program to prepare students to work as professional doulas.

The Certified Professional Doula Program is the first of its kind in the US, offering a full-spectrum training that includes clinical experience and skills-based training and is accredited through the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

Program Overview:

  • Stages of pregnancy and birth
  • Postpartum mother and baby care
  • Support measures and protocols
  • Bereavement support
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Bloodborne Pathogens and Universal Precautions Certification
  • Clinical Rotations (in-home and health-care setting)
  • Doula certification exam

In-Class Sessions

In-class sessions are 4 hours per week for 15 weeks, and include skills-based training.

Online Learning

A big portion of the course is self-study and completed online.

Clinical Experience

All students complete 75 hours of clinical experience in the hospital setting and in the client's home.

Spring Schedule

Schedule: Wednesdays, January 31 - May 15, 5:30-9:30pm, Fort Lupton Campus & Hybrid Option

Clinical Placement: Allo Doula Academy coordinates clinical placements based on the clinical site's and the students specific schedule

Certification: Upon completion of the course requirements and certification exam (included in costs)

Cost: $5500 

*The program qualifies for Workforce Development funds.  Sign up at and contact your county workforce center / employment services for eligibility requirements.