If you are a doula or an aspiring doula working/serving the Santa Clarita Valley, please join Doulas of SCV for mentorship, networking, support, education, and community outreach. We ask that all doula members follow our Code of Conduct/ Confidentiality Agreement (at the bottom of this page) and that you follow the Scope of Practice from your certifying body.
Membership dues are $50 per year and include:
Profile listing on DoulasofSCV.com
Invitation to join our Secret Facebook Group where info, potential jobs, networking opportunities, etc are posted
Doula Spotlight highlighting your business
Invitation to participate in our Meet the Doula events
Meetings (scheduled when they can be done safely due to COVID)
Discounts on local classes/events
Ongoing support from your Doulas of SCV doula network
After completing the Application, if accepted, you will receive a PayPal invoice for your annual dues. You are not a member until you have completed the form, been accepted as a member, and your dues have been paid. Your membership will be good for up to one year beginning on January 1st-December 31st. Returning members will be charged a discounted rate but must fill out a "Returning Member" form each year.
IMPORTANT! Before you fill out this application, please scroll to the bottom of the page and read the Code of Conduct / Confidentiality Agreement.
Doulas of SCV Code of Conduct & Confidentiality Agreement
Doulas of SCV is a group created as a way to network with local birth professionals, provide united community outreach and most importantly deliver support to one another. While the profession of a doula is incredibly rewarding, it can also feel unpredictable and daunting - our mission is to help facilitate a safe space to process birth situations, seek alternative perspectives and gain knowledge and resources.
Doula of SCV Members are expected to: • Attend 4 doula meetings per calendar year. • Be certified or actively working toward certification. Or, have been trained by a reputable organization that has a a scope of practice, ethical standards, and a grievance policy. • Adhere to the scope of practice set forth by their certifying body. • Treat all colleagues in an ethical, professional, and respectful manner at all times. • Strive to promote ethical conduct within the profession. • Demonstrate integrity and ethical standards in their personal and professional conduct. This extends to colleagues in their field and to medical and other caregivers with whom the member may interact. • Make every effort to honor agreements and contracts for professional services, and to provide without fail the services that they agree to provide. Members who provide labor and/or postpartum services are strongly urged to use signed contracts for all services agreed upon and provided. • Make every effort to encourage their clients to assume personal responsibility for the decisions they make during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. • Maintain confidentiality with any items shared either through the secret Facebook group (Doulas of SCV), at peer review meetings, and/or regular monthly meetings.