Death Doula Diploma Course

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What Will You Learn?

Make a profound difference at life's most pivotal crossroads. Be a guiding light in the face of life's greatest certainty - death. Begin your transformative journey with our comprehensive Death Doula Course. Are you ready to inspire hope in the face of mortality and make a real difference when it matters most?

Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of the role of a Death Doula. Journey through history and diverse cultural practices surrounding death. Explore attitudes about death and navigate meaningful conversations about spirituality and beliefs.

Learn how to provide psychological and spiritual support during the dying and grieving processes. This Death Doula training also guides you through creating personalised care plans and facilitating meaningful rituals.

Become a Death Doula and provide comfort during one of life's most challenging times. Become the anchor for those facing the unknown, and help them transition with dignity, ease, and acceptance.

Take the first step with the Death Doula Course, and become a beacon of hope in the face of mortality.

By studying this course, you will learn about the following:

  • Historical and cultural context of death doulas.
  • Tools for providing emotional and spiritual support.
  • Creation of personalised care plans.
  • Facilitation of meaningful death rituals.
  • Provision of support during grieving.
  • Building a successful death doula practice.
  • Strategies for managing emotional challenges.
  • Building a supportive professional network as a death doula.

Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: The Role of a Death Doula
  • Part 3: The Importance of the Role of a Death Doula
  • Part 4: Death Doula Practices in History
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 1: Assessment
  • Part 1: Exploring Attitudes About Death
  • Part 2: Promoting Meaning in the Face of Mortality
  • Part 3: Cultivating Empathy and Active Listening in Communication
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 2: Assessment
  • Part 1: Support for Depression and Emotional Distress
  • Part 2: Addressing Spiritual and Existential Fears
  • Part 3: Facilitating Conversations about Spiritual or Religious Beliefs
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 3: Assessment
  • Part 1: Understanding Common Symptoms
  • Part 2: Pain Management and Palliative Care
  • Part 3: Assisting with Activities of Daily Living
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 4: Assessment
  • Part 1: Assessing the Needs of Patients and Families
  • Part 2: Developing Individualised Care Plans
  • Part 3: Caring for the Family of a Patient
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 5: Assessment
  • Part 1: Exploring Death Rituals Across Cultures
  • Part 2: Creating Meaningful Death Rituals
  • Part 3: Vigils for the Dying
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 6: Assessment
  • Part 1: Legal and Practical Considerations
  • Part 2: Documentation, Estate Planning, and Final Arrangements
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 7: Assessment
  • Part 1: Understanding the Stages and Faces of Grief
  • Part 2: Providing Grief Education to Patients and Families
  • Part 3: Providing Support during the Bereavement Period
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 8: Assessment
  • Part 1: Life Review Therapy Techniques
  • Part 2: Conversations about Legacy and Relationships
  • Part 3: Creating Space for Forgiveness and Unresolved Issues
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 9: Assessment
  • Part 1: Building Resilience in Heavy Emotional Situations
  • Part 2: Professional Development
  • Part 3: Building a Sustainable Death Doula Practice
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10: Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

This Death Doula training is ideal if you plan to volunteer or build a professional practice as a Death Doula. You may be a healthcare professional, caregiver, social worker, or therapist. You may be seeking a greater understanding of death and the process of dying. 

Learn how to provide spiritual and emotional support to individuals and families during the end-of-life journey. Gain the knowledge and confidence to support the wishes and needs of those at life's end.

Death doula supporting an older person
Accreditations

The Death Doula Diploma Course will take up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course; it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

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