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ONLINE death Doula Certification

4 Weeks - 8 Virtual Classes 

An in-depth view of death doulas' role in helping reduce fear and anxiety associated with death and dying.

Class Topics

  • The role and scope of a death doula and how to provide unconditional positive regard and nonjudgmental support

  • Common terminal conditions, pain management, the dying process, and helpful non-medical strategies to ease suffering

  • The importance of networking with local professionals, organizations and businesses that provide services for those at the end of life

Meet Your Instructor
Catherine Durkin Robinson

You'll learn how to:

Class Topics
  • Be prepared to work in harmony with a client’s care team as needed to emphasize the client’s feelings of empowerment

  • Recognize and support the stages of anticipatory grief

  • Engage in meaningful conversations and life reviews with clients, including helping with legacy projects

End-Of-life Transition Services
  • Develop effective ways to decrease anxiety/suffering by creating a peaceful space for clients

  • Support clients in developing vigil wishes and advance directives that make sense

  • Nurture a protective, calm presence and environment with clients​


Get registered with the US National End-of-Life Doula Alliance (NEDA) and we'll pay for your Proficiency Assessment credentialing exam upon satisfactory completion of all requirements.

This supportive learning environment provides opportunities for participants to examine their own experiences, beliefs, hopes, and fears about death, and to grow with a subject that can be life-changing.


CertificatE OF Completion

All online students who complete our classes and homework assignments with a score of 70% or greater will receive an End-Of-Life Doula Certificate and a digital badge.

Join us for 4 weeks/8 live online classes to earn your Death Doula Certification! 

What students are saying

"The course content was of excellent quality and presented in a thoughtful, applicable way. Very relevant to my current work in healthcare. Exceeded expectations."

~ Ada. February 2023

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