Heartbeat Academy


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Heartbeat International Academy offers life-affirming leaders, staff members, volunteers, and supporters with access to online webinars and courses on a wide variety of topics. In the Academy, you'll find trainings on our core foundational materials, as well as on topics on everything from the history of abortion in the United States to fundraising basics, and from prenatal diagnostic tests to implementing STI testing in your center.

Use the links below to explore the different ways you can use the Academy to enhance the knowledge and skills of you and your organization.

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Upcoming Webinars


Housing Start-Ups

  • Date: November 7, 2018
  • Time: 12:00 PM EDT
  • Cost: $9.95 for Affiliates

This webinar provides an overview of many of the components of starting a maternity housing ministry. Using organizational life cycles as a framework, the content walks start-up organizations through some of the crucial steps and decisions that are made in the earliest phases of development. The content dovetails Heartbeat's Housing Essentials manual providing information on business plans, needs assessment, social media & fundraising principles, and more!

The training is presented by Mary Peterson, the Housing Specialist for Heartbeat International and the Facilitator of the National Maternity Housing Coalition. 

Click here to register.


Self-Care for Ministry ServantsSelfCareWebinarAd

  • Date: November 14, 2018
  • Time: 12:00 PM EST
  • Cost: $9.95 for Affiliates

In this training nurses/attendees will learn about the causes and consequences of work burn-out. Attendees will learn whether they are at risk, and what to do resolve work stress and burn-out. Most importantly, attendees will learn strategies to promote healthy lifestyle changes to  prevent or overcome burn-out in the workplace.

Presented by Lisa Kimrey, RN, BSN.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 16061 for one contact hour.

Click here to register.

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