“The education, resources, experiences, and shared expertise from this course has positioned me to create a foundation to assist, comfort, create and support my EOL patients and families.
My focused vision is to provide my patients with the peace of dying in salvation and unfinished affairs accomplished including paperwork and individual relationships and to create environments that patients and family members are able to be at ease in.
I am grateful for TX Doula Movement for this opportunity for learning.
Blessings in all endeavors!”
“I elected the Texas Doula Movement, LLC as my source for obtaining a professional certification as an End-of-Life Doula . The Texas Doula Movement adopts and provides professional, respectful, and knowledgeable learning opportunities within their curriculums. In addition I choose the Texas Doula program because I'm a Texas resident who wishes to assist communities and their residents with respectful, courteous, and knowledgeable end of life plans and decisions.
I highly recommend the Texas Doula program to those seeking personal and/or professional opportunities which allows for expertise in supporting friends, family, and fellow humans in planning their journey towards transitioning from life to the hereafter as they wish, and with respect for their choices. ”
We believe in interacting with our students and giving them detailed information that will empower them to be efficient.
We give our students the opportunity to experience real life cases and play the role as a Death Doula.
We bring in other professionals to share information to help you be more marketable to customers.
The End-of-Life Doula Certification by TX Doula Movement is a comprehensive and globally-recognized training program that prepares individuals for working with the senior population and providing holistic support to patients and their families during their terminal illness and eventual death.
The course consists of 16 modules, a group project with skills test, and a final exam.
Upon graduation, students are provided ongoing support and continuing education courses enabling the graduate to successfully run and manage their own doula business.
SUMMER DISCOUNT FOR REGULAR PRICE: We understand summer family vacations. Enroll now and use coupon code SS2022 (towards our regular price of $1,999.99) for your $1,000 summer discount.
This course will meet on Tuesday evenings 6:30p-8:30p (CST) for open discussions, questions, and answers.
Sonja Frazier-Koenig is a Paralegal with 20+ years of experience turned Certified End-of-Life Care Specialist and Educator. A native of Savannah, GA, grew up in a military family. She traveled for 23 years with her Army active-duty father, mother, and 7 siblings to Germany and several states. Her family settled in San Antonio, TX, where her father retired from the United States Army. At age 21, she ventured out and explored life on her own.
She moved to Cheyenne, WY to care for her ill sister-in-law. While in Cheyenne, WY, she attended Laramie County Community College to pursue a degree in the legal field as a Paralegal. After 3 years in Cheyenne, WY, she moved back to San Antonio, TX to care for her adopted uncle. At this time, she started her journey in end-of-life care. She now teaches, trains, and certifies others to do what she does.
- Married: 22 years
- Children: 2 boys
- Associates Degree: Paralegal
- Bachelor's Degree: Project Management - Graduated Magnum Cum Laude
- Master's Degree: Healthcare Management - Graduated Suma Cum Laude
- Certified End-of-Life Doula/Specialist
- F.L.A.R.E. In-Home Care, Inc.
- TX Doula Movement, LLC
Founded an online program for
- Certifying End-of-Life Doulas
- Educating Church Leaders on the topic: Pastoral Care Beyond Care
Keynote speaker (virtually and in-person) on the following topics:
- Dying With Dignity is Possible
- Pastor Care Beyond Prayer
- Provides Coaching/Mentoring for students and churches
Contact us for information on speaker fees, contract, and Requirements/Rider.
DOULA TOOL BELT COURSES$205 value
We believe in continuing education. We offer additional mini-courses that will provide additional information to help Doulas be effective and efficient Doulas. As we continue our education every year, we believe you should to.
COMMUICATION MATTERS$105 value
Make communication a priority on your job, with your clients, in your life. Join us for 2022 Communication Matters Workshop. Servola Frazier from Motivate Enterprise, LLC, Orlando, FL will help us understand how much "COMMUNICATION MATTERS" in our lives, on our jobs and with our clients. Take advantage of our Early Bird Special. Register Now before January 15, 2022. Use Code: EBCM22.
Dying With Dignity is Possible$1,500 value
This is a 7-week course offered to churches/organizations. This course will empower you with the tools the church leader will need to be a support to those dying and their families. The fee for this course covers 4 people in your organization, any additional people in your organization that would like to take this course will be $315.
$297.00 / year
SUMMIT RECORDING PACKAGE
How many times have you attended a summit and wished you could have the recording, so you could go back and listen to the awesome panelists? Purchase the Summit Recording Package yearly to receive recordings(+) of all the summits we will host.
Church Leaders, Dying With Dignity is Possible
This course teaches leaders in the church how to aid families in their transition into death. You will learn the stages of death, how to hold space, the stages of grief, end-of-life paperwork, and many more useful techniques to ease transitioning.
2022 Certified End-of-Life Doula Course
An interactive live-lesson End-of-Life-Doula course to certify you to be a support: emotionally, mentally, and spiritually to an individual that is dying and support to their family as their love one to the journey to end-of-life.
COMMUNICATION MATTERS WORKSHOP
Communication Matters Workshop - Learn the importance of communication, how to be an effective communicator, and why communication does matter.
DTB: I'm A Doula/What Now?
It is important that you know how to keep yourself well as an End-of-Life Doula. In doing so, you must make sure you understand the importance starting your business. Learning ethics and your scope of practice is also of importance.
DTB: End of Life Planning
Doula Tool Belt courses help a Doula learn new skills, continue with their education, can help to obtain the required skills and knowledge when working with their clients. Learning the importance of End-of-Life paperwork will benefit any patient.
“Anna is truly amazing, I know it isn't always easy in her line of work but she does it with such grace, love and compassion. My family has had the honor of working with her in our time of need and she definitely made it so much easier on my family.”Amanda A., San Antonio, Texas
“What I want to do with my certification:
Sonja on Facebook said: “Ask 10 of your friends you trust to tell you what is your superpower or your God-given gift? “
One of my friends said because I live 1 Peter 4:10 (NIV) ... “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms”.
I want to live into that verse through service as an EOL Doula.”
“I think that you guys are very helpful, realistic and have helped with my knowledge of this field a ton. I feel prepared to start.”Helina F., Austin, Texas
“Their passion to ensure that every student was knowledgeable of what it takes to be a Doula.
I look forward to the CE class.”
Is Continuing Education required for my certification? If so, what does it consist of?
Continuing education is not required, but STRONGLY recommended to ensure you are providing the best care for your patient and their family.
How long is the course?
The End-of-Life Doula 101 Certification course is 13 weeks long.
Is there a certification exam?
Yes. To obtain your End-of Life Doula certification, you must take and pass the certification exam.
Is there an additional fee for the certification exam?
There is no additional fee for the certification exam.
What can I do with my certification after I complete the course?
The purpose of this course is to provide students the information to be successful in their position as an End-of-Life doula and an elder companion doula. Once certified, you may begin your own practice or join an established team.
Do you help with job placement?
Upon certification, we offer an opportunity for you to be placed in our database for families to utilize when seeking doula services.
Is this a self-paced course or is there a class schedule that I must follow?
This certification course can be taken as a self-paced course. However, to ensure you receive the best training possible, we prefer students join the weekly live lessons to take advantage of the live discussions and question and answer sessions with an experienced instructor.
Do you offer installment plans?
Yes. Our goal is to set you up for success from the start and to provide you with the best opportunity to excel in your career as a certified End-of-Life doula. In addition to offering a budget-friendly and competitive price for our course, we offer installment plans to minimize any financial obstacles in your way to pursuing your End-of-Life doula certification.
Do you offer discounts (Military, Military Spouse, Veterans, etc.)?
Yes. We proudly offer a 10% discount to these groups.