At a Glance...
How can we support the supporter of life? If Mother is the
one who takes care of all, who is to take care of her? Is there a need for
this? And if yes, what should this service include? The student will get
acquainted with concepts and contents and will have the opportunity to delve
into the peculiarities of the service within an anthropological and
sociological context. At the same time, we'll examine the structure of the
family as it was in the past and in the present and see what the future may
hold for all of us. Finally, we'll study the profile of the doula and explore
the most important aspects of her training, skills and competencies she needs
to show to be able to really Mother the Mother. Ethical issues will also be
There are no prerequisites for this course. However,
the course will be conducted at the level expected of Undergraduate Students or
Professionals and Executives who can critically think and reflect. Therefore,
for all participants, reading and writing comfortably in English at the
Undergraduate College Level is desirable as well as a reflective Mind to delve
Although the lectures are designed to be self-contained,
students wanting to expand their knowledge even further will be guided to do so
through extensive bibliography. Students are advised to read the required
readings either before or soon after each session, but in advance of the next
one. Recommended and supplemental readings can be read any time throughout the course
in the self-study context and this is what will take your understanding to new
There will be video lectures (60-75 minutes each) each week.
The lectures can be divided into segments, separated by interactive quiz
questions for you to help you process and understand material. In addition,
there will be a case set and a programming assignment each week and there will
be a final exam paper. You are encouraged to maintain a personal journal of
thoughts, observations and experiences during the course. What we advise you is
to always reflect and ask yourself "how can this knowledge help me evolve?
How can I make use of it to support the evolution of others?"
What is the most miraculous thing about this course?
You will get to realize that Mothering the Mother lies with
each one of us and the fact that we neglect to be present by the Mother has
opened the way for professionals to step in and undertake the responsibility
that belongs to each one of us and the society as a whole. And this is not a
Will I be able to apply the learning?
Yes, right from the beginning! Each lesson includes
reflective activities and action learning assignments to help you understand
and experiment with the new ideas, knowledge and understanding introduced and
do so both at work or at home in your life. You will learn techniques
& practices which will unfold new avenues in front of you. The most
important is that your heart will open even more and compassion will embrace
all around you. Highly inspiring!
What resources will I need for this course?
All you need is an internet connection and the time to read
the exciting educational material online, discuss and reflect! Everything
else... you have it!
Shall I get any Certification?
Certainly! On successful completion of the Educational
Program, you will be awarded a "Certificate of Professional
Training". And if you excel, that is if you get 85% and above in all your
assignments, your certificate will be "With Distinction". Make the
Best possible Use of it!