The Lactation Counselor Certificate Training Program (CLC) Healthy Children
This research and competency based lactation management training provides
Comprehensive breastfeeding management training
Practical skills that will make you more effective in your job
Time-saving hospital strategies that make breastfeeding a success
Strategies and tips for special circumstances - premies, Down Syndrome,
newborns affected by medications, and more
How to talk to mothers in a way that encourages them to choose breastfeeding
Public Health/WIC strategies that work to increase breastfeeding success
Confidence building knowledge and skills
This comprehensive, evidence-based, breastfeeding management course includes practical skills, theoretical foundations and competency verification. Technical issues are explored within the context of counseling the mother in the hospital and in public health and community settings. This course prepares participants for professional work helping mothers and babies: this program trains participants how to gain insight into clients' problems, with a strong focus on counseling skills.
The CLC training program offers continuing education credits for RNs (45 contact hours through ANCC), RDs (45 CPEUs through CDR), IBCLCs (45.0L CERPs through IBLCE) and Nurse-Midwives (3.9 CEUs through ACNM). This course is worth 3 college credits for students at Union Institute and University, MCH 330. This course has been approved by AARC.