End of Life Doula Certification
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Are you interested in the rapidly growing field of End of Life Doulas? At ABODE, we practice the art of End of Life Doula care every day. And we’re excited to offer our ABODE End of Life Doula Certification program, designed just for you!

Join us for our Fall Cohort (dates at right), featuring hands-on training with ABODE Guests! 

We welcome you to take advantage of this training and learn the ABODE Way of contemplative care for those at end of life.

Death Doula Certification

What is an End of Life Doula?

We are navigators – we support folks through their final stage of life, and we support their families and friends, too. We complement the wonderful work of hospice as we serve as companions, create peaceful environments, help with appointments and errands, share knowledge, facilitate family meetings, provide emotional, physical and spiritual support – and more!

Fee: $1,050, includes a field trip to Countryside Memorial Park (which specializes in natural burials) and a special graduation ceremony at the end!

Interested in learning more? Email info@abodehome.org.


Fall (9 Saturdays):
Sept. 14, Sept. 21, Sept. 28, Oct. 5, Oct. 12, Oct. 19,  Oct. 26, Nov. 9 and Nov. 16.


1-5 pm each Saturdays except for Saturday, Sept. 21 when we meet 9 am-3 pm.


The Inn at Los Patios,  8700 Post Oak Lane, for classroom training and ABODE, 8619 Post Oak Lane, for hands-on training

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ABODE Doula Certification Application

Thank you for your interest in the ABODE doula program. We developed this application specifically for our program to better serve our Guests and their families.

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Have you taken previous doula training?
Have you taken previous doula training?