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Certifications: traditional Healthcare Worker

Traditional Healthcare Worker
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  • Our Birth doula training bundles all the curriculum requirements into our training. However if you took a training elsewhere, or need to take an APPROVED THW Doula Training, you can complete your requirements with us at a discounted rate.

Traditional Healthcare Worker Designation

THW Designation Description
THW LogoMother Tree Trainings are approved by the Oregon Health Authority and qualify for the completion of the THW DOULA credential in Oregon.  This qualifies the doula to receive Medicaid (Oregon Health Plan Reimbursement), contract with Community Care Organization’s as a provider as well as several hospital systems around the state in including Legacy Health Doulas and Providence Doulas.
Oregon Leadership
 Oregon leads the way in medicaid and other forms of reimbursement with the proposal of a $1500 reimbursement fee (2022)–the largest in the nation. 
Mother Tree was involved in the founding processes of the THW Doula development in Oregon for over ten years and Jesse Remer is a founding member of the Oregon Doula Association (ODA) that tirelessly advocated for sustainable living wage in order to grow the doula workforces and offer equitable and culturally specific doula care to families across Oregon.
Mother Tree is involved in reimbursement models nationally through medicaid, employer-based reimbursement models, commercial insurers and TriCare for military families. For more requirements for doulas read here.

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Traditional Health Worker (THW) Track Training: THW Requirements 

Includes skill-building: Cultural Sensitivity for Birth Workers; Collaborative Practice with the birth team;
Trauma Informed Care for Birth Workers; Health Information and Privacy (HIPAA); Oral health in pregnancy Ongoing cohort support in how to apply for the Traditional Health Worker – Doula State Registry

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