As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as increased interest in 3rd party payment (insurance/Medicaid) for doulas, DONA Certification is more valuable than ever. The DONA certification process is designed to be a rigorous and enjoyable learning experience in and of itself and there are many tips and tricks that can help doulas succeed along the way. Join Jenn Fontaine, a member of the DONA Certification Committee, and a panel of newly certified DONA Birth Doulas as they discuss certification in a new way. This session is perfect for those working on certification and will include suggestions for new doulas working on certification, common mistakes in the process, as well as tips to be successful! Get the most out of your journey to DONA certification as you lay the foundation to the future of your doula career.