Heartbeat Academy

Heartbeat Academy

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. Browse the trainings below or look for the Academy logo in other HeartCart categories and find out what's available on the topics important to you!

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Public Speaking Anxiety

This 1 hour recorded webinar discusses what public speaking anxiety is and tips for overcoming it!


Raising Funds Fast

Do you need to raise a lot of money fast, but don't know how to get started? If you are looking to raise start up funds or funds for a matching grant opportunity then this session is for you. 

This webinar touches on not only the “whos” and “hows” of asking, but also the "whens" and "whys." You’ll find out keys to making decisions on whether to have an event to help you raise these funds, and how to make it fit your specific needs.


Raising the Standard

Key training on the Commitment of Care and Competence available through the Heartbeat Academy.


Reaching More Churches with Embrace Grace

This 1 hour recorded webinar offers tips and tricks for getting better connected with your local church.


Recognizing the Emotional and Sexual Trauma Health Effects on Pregnant Women


In this course attendees will discuss health issues and delivery outcomes for women who have experienced sexual abuse and note interventions to improve birth outcomes.


  • Identify statistical labor and delivery outcome on childbearing women who have a history of sexual
  • Discuss interventions that may be suggested to women prior to labor to help improve birth outcomes.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 16061 for 1.25 contact hours



Recognizing the Emotional and Sexual Trauma Health Effects on Women

An online course from Heartbeat Academy offering 1.25 contact hour credit for nurses.


Recruiting and Retaining Effective Volunteers

This one hour recorded webinar will walk through how to recruit and retain effective volunteers.


Reducing the Risk of HIV, STI, and Unintended Pregnancy

Join Dr. Freda bush for this recorded presentation, offering 1.25 contact hour credit for nurses who meet all requirements.


Risk Management for the Pregnancy Help Organization

This is a one hour recorded webinar available on demand.


Running to the Battle

The one hour training introduces pro-active strategies for ensuring you're prepared for any battles ahead. 


Salutogenesis: The Imact of Design


This one hour recorded webinar provides an overview of design theory and principles.



Sanctity of Human Life

The 45 minute online training is available on demand from Heartbeat Academy.


Screening for Domestic Violence

This web based training from Heartbeat Academy offers 1.0 Contact Hour Credit to Nurses, and is open to anyone.


Self-Care and Avoiding Burnout

This training offers 1 contact hour for nurses who complete all requirements.