The Maternal and Child Health Program at the Allegheny County Health Department has available three host scholarships for CLC training in Pittsburgh in March. The training is offered through Healthy Children’s Center for Breastfeeding. This training prepares attendees for the Certified Lactation Counselor exam provided through the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice. The exam is offered on Friday of the week-long class. The scholarship is only for the class and exam portion and has a value of $745.00.
Class is offered at Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC on March 5-9, 2018 usually 8-4 pm. Parking and lunch will be the attendee’s responsibility. There is a recommended pocket guide used for daily homework (an additional $55 due at registration or you can purchase on your own through any book distributor).
For those interested in this scholarship, please submit a short essay (<500 words) related to what you would do with Certified Lactation Counselor training provided through the scholarship that would enhance the mission of the Allegheny County Breastfeeding Coalition (ACBC) to celebrate and normalize breastfeeding in all communities in Allegheny County. Dead line for submission is October 30, 2017 4:00 pm. Please submit to Sharon.Leavitt@alleghenycounty.us.