For Immediate Release - New Collaboration between CCSM and SWTC Midwifery ProgramDecember 23, 2011. Fennimore, Wisconsin. We are pleased to announce a collaboration between Jennie Joseph’s Commonsense Childbirth School of Midwifery (CCSM) and Southwest Wisconsin Technical College (SWTC) in providing student midwives an opportunity to obtain an Associate degree in Direct Entry Midwifery. Applications for this upcoming spring semester (2012) are available online at www.swtc.edu. Application fee is $30 and can be paid by credit or debit card. Tuition for Wisconsin residents is $113 per credit hour and for out of state students $165 per credit hour. Scholarships are available for program students. Once application is made and completed, questions can be directed to the program’s lead instructor Sherry DeVries at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-362-3322 ext. 2624. For financial aid questions please contact Joy Kite at email@example.com or 800-362-3322 ext. 2319.
Winter Garden, Florida. Commonsense Childbirth School of Midwifery (CCSM) is offering clinical externship training for students already enrolled in midwifery training programs elsewhere. Under the direct tutelage of Jennie Joseph and her staff midwives at The Birth Place, you will experience observational and hands on experience in prenatal, intrapartal, postpartal and newborn care. Each module will culminate in skills testing and sign off. On-site training at The Birth Place facility in Winter Garden (Orlando), Florida will be arranged and facilitated through your current school/ preceptor and time frames can be customized to suit your availability. Students will be expected to attend clinic during the week and also labor and deliveries as and when they happen and to complete a skills assessment at the end of each session. Program costs are calculated per clock hour of externship at $10.65 per hour with a minimum 120 hours per session, and scholarships are offered to eligible students. Institutions or preceptors may direct questions to Jennie Joseph at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*CCSM is not accepting applications for the Three Year Midwifery program for Florida licensure for the 2012 session.