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New Parent Educator Training

Become a CAPPA Certified New Parent Educator

The CAPPA New Parent Educator class is for professionals who want to learn how to work with families, offering evidence-based information, support, and encouragement. Students will learn how to build classes that engage adult learners and customize those classes to their skills, knowledge, and the needs of the communities they serve. This class is the first step towards becoming a CAPPA Certified New Parent Educator. Additional requirements will be discussed during the class, but you can also find this information at https://cappa.net/training-certification/certified-new-parent-educator-cnpe/

What's Included?
The CAPPA New Parent Educator Training Class includes the CAPPA New Parent Educator™ Manual, all materials, and one year of CAPPA membership.

The following topics are covered in this class:

 CAPPA certification and policies
 Practical application of Scope of Practice, Ethics, and Integrity
Evidence Based Practices
Teaching Adult Learners
The Newborn – Characteristics, Procedures, Feeding, and Care
Soothing the Newborn
SUIDS/SIDS and Safe Sleep
Parental Relationships After Baby
Postpartum Expectations for the Birthing Parent
Postpartum Expectations for the Partner/Non-Birthing Parent
Preparing the Home and Family
Specialty Class Ideas
Curriculum Development
Business development, marketing, and networking

Upcoming Events

  • CAPPA New Parent Educator (Live Virtual, 3 days)
    CAPPA New Parent Educator (Live Virtual, 3 days)
    Wed, Apr 03
    Zoom
    Apr 03, 2024, 10:30 AM EDT – Apr 05, 2024, 5:30 PM EDT
    Zoom
    Apr 03, 2024, 10:30 AM EDT – Apr 05, 2024, 5:30 PM EDT
    Zoom
    The CAPPA New Parent Educator class is for professionals who want to learn how to work with families, offering evidence-based information, support, and encouragement.
  • CAPPA New Parent Educator (Live Virtual, 3 days)
    CAPPA New Parent Educator (Live Virtual, 3 days)
    Mon, May 13
    Zoom
    May 13, 2024, 11:30 AM EDT – May 15, 2024, 6:30 PM EDT
    Zoom
    May 13, 2024, 11:30 AM EDT – May 15, 2024, 6:30 PM EDT
    Zoom
    The CAPPA New Parent Educator class is for professionals who want to learn how to work with families, offering evidence-based information, support, and encouragement.
  • CAPPA New Parent Educator (Live In Person, Washington, DC)
    CAPPA New Parent Educator (Live In Person, Washington, DC)
    Sat, Oct 26
    Washington DC Metro - exact location TBD
    Oct 26, 2024, 8:00 AM EDT – Oct 27, 2024, 6:30 PM EDT
    Washington DC Metro - exact location TBD
    Oct 26, 2024, 8:00 AM EDT – Oct 27, 2024, 6:30 PM EDT
    Washington DC Metro - exact location TBD
    The CAPPA New Parent Educator class is for professionals who want to learn how to work with families, offering evidence-based information, support, and encouragement.
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