SELCA Annual Conference November 12, 2016
Please join us for our upcoming annual conference for fun networking opportunities, affordable continuing education, raffles, exhibitors and more. This fantastic day with up to 9 CERPS comes at a bargain price – only $25 for current members and $60 for non-members, which includes a SELCA membership (and more CERPs) for 2017. We hope to see you there!
Check Out Upcoming Special Interest Group Meetings
Special Interest Groups allow IBCLCs and other Lactation Professionals with common interests meet to discuss areas of interest. SIGs for 2016 shall be Private Practice IBCLCs (PP) and Hospital-Based IBCLCs (HB) and Tongue-Tie/Lip- Tie Support (TT). Check the Meetings page for times, dates and locations.
SELCA Annual Conference
Please join us for our upcoming annual conference on November 12, 2016 at Piedmont Atlanta for fun networking opportunities, affordable continuing education, and professional development. Piedmont Atlanta Hospital is conveniently located in Atlanta, at 1968 Peachtree Rd. NW Atlanta GA 30309. The event will be held in Rich Auditorium, 77 building, M level. We have a full day planned, from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM. The conference will provide up to 9 total CERPs (2 E-CERPS, 2 R-CERPS and 5 L-CERPS) for IBCLCs, as approved by IBLCE; 1 CNE will be offered. This fantastic day comes at a bargain price - only $25 for current members and $60 for non-members, which includes a SELCA membership (and more CERPs) for 2017! This price includes both breakfast and lunch. If you are a current SELCA member and can’t stay for the whole conference, you can still attend the first two CERP sessions and the business meeting (no meals) for free as part of your 2016 membership. Our speakers will include special guests Leah Aldridge, Claire Eden, and Dr. Katherine Wilson, as well as SELCA Board members. We hope to see you there!
For Love AND Money: Licensure and Getting Paid
The Magic and Mechanics of Milk Supply
Breastsleeping: What’s Old is New Again
Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Ethically Navigating the Generational Divides
Non-pharmacological Support in Labor & Its impact on Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding and Circumcision: Raising Our Awareness
Pediatric & Prenatal Chiropractic Care: Improving Breastfeeding Success
Don't miss out! The first 50 registered get an extra raffle ticket
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Please join us for our upcoming annual conference on November 12, 2016 at Piedmont Atlanta for fun networking opportunities, affordable continuing education, and professional development. Piedmont Atlanta Hospital is conveniently located in Atlanta, at 1968 Peachtree Rd. NW Atlanta GA 30309- directions here. The event will be held in Rich Auditorium, 77 building, M level.[…]
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