Journey to IBCLC & Professional Development
How to become and grow as an IBCLC
Whether you are wondering if the IBCLC path is right for you, just getting started on the journey, or have been walking this road for some time – this course is for you.
In an hour-long experience that feels more like tea with a mentor or wise colleague than a class, Jolina Walker, MA-MCHS, BS BIO, IBCLC, and Midwife, invites you to slow down, relax, and sink into a consideration of the path of the lactation consultant: what IBCLCs do, how to become an IBCLC, who you are (or will be) as an IBCLC, and who you want to become.
- For aspiring IBCLCs. Those beginning to explore the field will find detailed information and advice for charting their course to certification. You’ll learn how to choose from IBLCE’s 3 pathways, get the education and clinical hours you need, and prepare for the IBCLC exam.
- For new IBCLCs. Survive and thrive as a new IBCLC. Discover how to engage intentionally with your rapid personal growth during your steepest learning curve. You’ll learn about the roles of major organizations for IBLCCs like ILCA, the USLCA, and more, as you examine important practice guiding documents, recertification requirements, and professional goal setting.
- Experienced IBCLCs. Come to this course for a chance to step back from the daily work you do and evaluate the big picture of the field of lactation consulting and your own journey within it. Take inventory of your own strengths, areas for growth, and professional goals, and learn how to set powerful new intentions for the next stage of your career. Fill your cup and come away excited all over again to be a lactation consultant.
The internet is full of surface, informational guides to becoming an IBCLC or advancing your lactation career. But this course comes from the heart-level and speaks directly to the profession’s deepest meaning … while also being packed with useful and needed information
- 1.5 L-CERPs
- 1.5 Nursing Contact Hours
- 1.5 CMEs