FAQ

Why should I train with ICEA?

  ICEA is an international organization with a long and rich history.  Originally started in 1960 for childbirth educators this organization has grown and changed to add several other areas of interest.  ICEA is an evidence based organization that believes in freedom to make decisions based on knowledge of alternatives in family centered maternity and newborn care.  

Do I receive nursing CE's (continuing education) for my workshop?

 

The childbirth educator, birth doula and postpartum doula workshops have been approved for 16.0 ICEA Contact Hours, 16.0 nursing contact hours, and 16.0 R-CERPs. This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Western Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, and Utah Nurses Associations are members of the Western Multi-State Division of the American Nurses Association. (WMSD Approval ID #: 167-16) Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) have been awarded through the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners ® (IBLCE®). 


The Early Lactation  workshop has been approved for 12.0 ICEA Contact Hours, 12.0 nursing contact hours, and 12.0 L-CERPs. This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Western Multi-State Division, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, and Utah Nurses Associations are members of the Western Multi-State Division of the American Nurses Association (WMSD Approval ID#: 154-16). Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) have been awarded through the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners ® (IBLCE®).

Why should I train with Michelle from MTM Training ?

Michelle believes very strongly in not only teaching the materials an individuals needs to be good in her profession, but also in providing high quality mentoring.  Her workshops are set up so that they will meet the needs of various learners and their learning styles.  Michelle understands that no two learners are the same, so her classroom setting and teaching style reflects the needs of the individuals she works with.


Michelle has also been working within the birth world for the past 15+ yrs, and owns and operates two successful birth related businesses in addition to her training business.  She runs a private birth based business called Milwaukee Doulas where she offers services as an educator, birth doula, postpartum doula and lactation counselor.  She also runs a non-profit organization called Mothering the Mother, Inc that she founded in 2010 which provides all of the same services as her private business, but makes them available to all families based upon income.  ntial customers into loyal ones.

Can I receive mentoring or the e-newsletters if I did not train with you?

 Unfortunately mentoring and the e-newsletters are only offered free to individuals who have trained with MTM Training and Mentoring.  We do offer those services for a fee to those who have not trained with us. 

How can I bring an ICEA training to my location?

If you are interested in bringing an ICEA training to your community please send an email to iceatraining@gmail.com 


Host expectations include:

  • Finding a free location that is large enough to accommodate 8 participants with either a projector or tv with a HDMI hook up.
  • Assist with promotion within your community to help meet the minimum attendee requirement.
  • Provide light snacks and beverages (i.e. popcorn, pretzels, granola bars, fruit, or other snacks and water -  what to provide exactly is up to you) for the three days of the training.
  • Be on premises during the training to assist with logistics as needed (i.e. temperature adjustment, lighting, etc)
  • Provide the trainer with transportation from the airport to her hotel and her hotel to the training location and back if necessary.

If I host a training what benefit do I get for the effort?*

For the birth doula, postpartum doula, and childbirth educator workshops:

  • With 10 paid participants a host will receive training for FREE!!!
  • With 9 paid participate a host will receive training for $200
  • With 8 paid participants a host will receive training for $300
  • With 7 paid participants a host will receive training for $400
  • With 6 paid participants a host will receive training for $500

For the early lactation or business workshops:

  • With 10 paid participants the host will receive training for FREE!!!
  • With 9 paid participants the host will receive training for $50
  • With 8 paid participants the host will receive training for $100
  • With 7 paid participants the host will receive training for $200

*Fees above apply to workshops held within the United States.  If you would like to bring a workshop to your area and you live outside of the United States please contact me to learn more