Teenage parents face an array of challenges that are unique to their situation. This course is designed to prepare our Doulas to serve them during Birth and Postpartum by adapting the five facets of support to meet their circumstantial needs.
Course Prerequisite: Madriella Birth Doula Certification, Madriella Postpartum Doula Certification, and the Madriella Professional Development Course.
There is no textbook required for this course.
|Legal Issues with Teen Parents
|Research Assignment #1 Reporting Obligation
|Serving the underserved
|The Five Facets of Support for Young Parents
|Facet 1 Emotional Support
|Facet 2 Physical Support
|Facet 3 Informational Support
|Facet 4 Partner Reinforcement
|Facet 5 Self-Advocacy
|An overview of Younger Parents
|How do you view teen pregnancy?
|The Prevalence of Young Parenthood in the USA
|The Prevalence of Young Parenthood in Other Countries
|The Physical State of Adolescence
|The Cognitive State of Adolescence
|Myths and Popular Perceptions of Teen Parents
|Specific Challenges for Young Parents
|Planning for success
|Defining Success With Young Parents
|Successful Teen Pregnancies
|Successful Teen Births
|Successful Teen Parenting
|The Final Exam