Opportunities for Breastfeeding Advocates

Published July 13, 2017 under Blog

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Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) Training Scholarships

Are you interested in becoming a CLC?

We are delighted to announce that our partner, Healthy Children Project, Inc., has provided HealthConnect One with five full Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) training scholarships. These scholarships cover the cost of the course and examination fees. Both the training and examination are provided in English.

Please note that this scholarship does not cover the cost of travel or hotel stay. For more information on the CLC training dates and locations, please go to www.healthychildren.cc.

This scholarship opportunity is only available to Community-Based Doulas and Breastfeeding Peer Counselors who have been trained under the HealthConnect One curriculum and are currently doing breastfeeding support in their community. In addition, we ask that all recipients of our scholarship share their experience after the CLC training and tell briefly how it impacted their work.

In order to be considered for this scholarship, you need to complete and submit this CLC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION by July 28, 2017, 5 PM Central Time.

United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) Opportunity

Do you want to participate in USBC Organizational Member Meetings?

HealthConnect One (HC One) has been an organizational member of the United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) since August of 2013. Due to changes in the by-laws, we can add two additional representatives for HC One. We would like to continue to invite our network of Community-Based Doulas and Breastfeeding Peer Counselors to apply to participate in bi-yearly member meetings for two years as part of HC One’s organizational membership.

To be considered, please complete this USBC REPRESENTATIVE APPLICATION and submit a brief bio, resume, and samples of work by August 11, 2017.


If you have questions regarding either of these opportunities, please contact me by phone at 312-878-7019 or by email at hdimas@healthconnectone.org.

Thank you!

Helen Dimas
Program Coordinator

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