Breastfeeding Basics for Clerical & Tech Staff

This training meets the requirement for BF Basics as listed on the Local Agency Staffing and Training Policy 1.07 Exhibit L for Clerical and Technician Staff only.

Breastfeeding Basics will provide information on the normal course of breastfeeding and an opportunity to develop and practice skills in breastfeeding promotion and support. This training is specifically for Clerical and Technical staff. There is no continuing education offered for this event.

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Virtual Agenda

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Training
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Training
12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m. Review and Evaluation
1. Virtual BF Basics Agenda Clerks_Techs Training 6.2020

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2020 Upcoming Dates & Locations

September 9, 2020
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November 17, 2020
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2021 Upcoming Dates & Locations

January 12, 2021
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March 9, 2021
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June 8, 2021
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September 14, 2021
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      • Explain how personal attitudes and perception impact breastfeeding education
      • Name reasons to breastfeed and the risks of not breastfeeding
      • Identify common myths and misperceptions about breastfeeding
      • Identify ways to support breastfeeding from pregnancy to weaning
      • Identify rapport building techniques that establish a positive relationship with pregnant and breastfeeding women
      • Demonstrate the ability to use client-centered services when communicating with or counseling women
      • Alice Christensen, IBCLC
      • Stacy Davis, MPH, IBCLC
      • Kalli Fortune-Ball, IBCLC
      • Nancy Heyns, IBCLC
      • Heidi Maki
      • Keva Williams
All participants registering in advance will receive a confirmation letter, including a map and directions. If you do not receive a confirmation letter one week prior to the event, or if you have any questions regarding registration, please contact MPHI at (517) 324-8330.
This policy is available for you to read during the registration process under “Terms and Conditions” prior to submitting your registration.