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Pregnancy Help Institute

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Not your Typical Ministry. Not your Typical Training.

July 31 - August 4, 2017 | Columbus, Ohio

As a front-line life-saver, the care you provide makes a world of difference for each woman and child your center serves day in and day out.

These women and children depend upon you and your organization to faithfully and excellently live out your God-given call. That's why there's no substitute for the kind of training you'll receive at Pregnancy Help Institute by Heartbeat International.

At Heartbeat, we realize yours is no typical ministry—in fact, no two pregnancy help organizations are exactly the same—so the training we offer at Pregnancy Help Institute is uniquely tailored to you.

Organized under four intensive tracks (Leadership, Development, New Director, and Ultrasound), Pregnancy Help Institute integrates executive-level instruction in a small-group environment, where you'll have the unparalleled opportunity to process information and strategies with experts and fellow front-line pregnancy help leaders.

There's simply no substitute for the work you do. And there's no substitute for Pregnancy Help Institute.

The Leadership Track

Woven throughout the Leadership track are concepts developed by Built to Lead in “The 12 Essentials of Personal Excellence©”. Built to Lead is an executive coaching program that has trained CEO’s, presidents, and ministry leaders nationwide.

The Development Track

Advancing development through a more robust understanding of the nature and ministry of development is at the heart of this track. Anyone with responsibility for donor development and fundraising will benefit from this advanced training. Seasoned pregnancy help leaders provide a foundation and training that goes beyond elementary event planning.

This includes:

  • Donor dynamics.
  • Giving strategies.
  • Revenue evaluation.
  • Relationship building with prospective funders.

The New Director Track

If you have less than three years of experience in directing a life-affirming pregnancy center, medical clinic, maternity home, or nonprofit adoption agency, the New Director training is perfect for you. When you combine the wisdom gained from this training with your calling from the Lord, you are truly prepared to navigate effectively, avoid the pitfalls, and increase your effectiveness as a leader.

The Ultrasound Track

Designed for the new or beginning sonographer as well as the sonographer who routinely performs first-trimester scans, this week-long training presented by Tammy Stearns, RDMS and Bryan Williams, RDMS will provide didactic sessions, daily scan labs, and image reviews to sharpen the skills of both the RN and the RDMS in your pregnancy medical clinic.

This course will include looking at the integration of ultrasound imaging in PMCs, the "hows and whys" of ultrasound physics, identifying artifacts and how to improve images, how to obtain proper measurements, legal and ethical implications and techniques to minimize risk, essential quality analysis/control, and more!

Heartbeat International will offer 15 Continuing Education Contact Hours for nurses. Heartbeat International is an approved provider through the California Board of Nursing, Provider Number 16061.

For the RDMS in your clinic, Continuing Medical Education hours are being applied for.

5 reasons you need to come to Pregnancy Help Institute

  1. It’s corporate training at non-profit cost.
    Businesses nationwide use Built to Lead to train CEOs, Presidents, and Boards in Leadership Training. We have partnered with these executive coaches to bring you business training at a price you can afford.

  2. It’s far more dynamic and personal than a conference.
    Conferences, specifically the big annual ones, have their purpose, but rarely results in in-depth, professional training. Pregnancy Help Institute is intentionally sized for an intimate learning environment. Pregnancy Help Institute provides individual interaction, personal feedback to help you grow in your role and increase your effectiveness.

  3. It’s vital to invest in yourself.
    "We must all learn to lead ourselves with excellence before we can lead a team towards excellence. In other words, we believe that excellence achieved individually will spread organizationally." - Built to Lead’s Belief

  4. A burst of training can take you a long way.
    One week may seem like a long time to be away. But one week can literally revolutionize your personal leadership as well as grow your knowledge and understanding. Working with trainers and fellow participants over the extended time yields exponential return on your investment of time.

  5. There are no hidden fees.
    Our pricing allows for you to know all costs up front. Your training and most meals are included in your registration. We have even arranged for a discounted room block at the hotel. You just need to cover hotel and transportation costs and Heartbeat will take care of the rest.

Pregnancy Help Institute training qualifies toward the Life Affirming Specialist (LAS) designation.

What others are saying about Pregnancy Help Institute:

"Unique and right on the money" - Kirk Walden 


"I don’t think there is a day that goes by though that I don’t reach for something that I was able to bring back from Pregnancy Help Institute!"


 

“This was an amazing discovery of self. I have come back and have started implementing the tools we were given.”


"Amazing experience, very grateful for the opportunity."


“This was by far the most applicable learning experience I've ever had.”


 "...the best conference I have attended in my 15 years as Executive Director. I strongly recommend that you do whatever is needed to attend this professional, corporate level leadership training."

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