Alison Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA, CST-T, RCST

spiritofhealingllc@gmail.com (614) 326-3504

Dr. Hazelbaker specializes in cross-disciplinary treatment and to that end has taken training in several modalities to best assist her clients. She is a certified Craniosacral Therapist, a Lymph Drainage Therapy practitioner, and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.

Mar
12
to Mar 12

Episode 101 – Dr. Alison Hazelbaker – Faux Tongue-Tie: an Epidemic of Misdiagnosis

http://www.craniosacralpodcast.com/episode-101/#more-1583

Alison Hazelbaker has been a therapist for nearly 30 years. She is a certified Craniosacral Therapist, a Lymph Drainage Therapy practitioner, a Rhythmic Movement Training educator, a certified NOMAS assessor and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Her original research on tongue-tie, done in 1993, has changed clinical practice both in the USA and abroad. In today’s episode she discusses faux tongue-ties.

http://www.craniosacralpodcast.com/episode-101/#more-1583

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Jul
25
4:00 PM16:00

Infant Trauma: It's Impact on Breastfeeding - Webinar 1:00 - 2:00 pm PDT

http://sierrachildbirthinstitute.com/product/infant-trauma-its-impact-on-breastfeeding/

This engaging presentation by Dr. Hazelbaker presents the vectors for the trauma that disrupt the normal feeding sequence of the breastfed baby. She further describes the behavioral effects of these vectors and the manner in which they present during breastfeeding. Multiple algorithms illustrating trauma and breastfeeding will be provided.

Attendance provides 1 CERP through IBLCE

Dr. Hazelbaker has been a therapist for over 30 years, specializing in cross-disciplinary treatments and teaching clients with several modalities. She is a certified Craniosacral Therapist, a Haller Method practitioner, a Lymph Drainage Therapy practitioner, a Pre- and Perinatal Psychology Educator, and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in private practice. She earned degrees from New York University and Pacific Oaks College (lactation), and her doctorate from The Union Institute and University focused on energetic and transformational healing. Dr. Hazelbaker’s a Fellow of the International Lactation Consultant Association and recently won the APPPAH award for PPNE student of the year.

For more information, please visit her website at alisonhazelbaker.com

This webinar has limited spots so early registration is highly encouraged. Cost: $65

Click HERE to register.

Thu, July 25, 2019 – 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PDT

We’re also opening spots in our classroom in Sacramento for a small group to watch together, followed by a group discussion. Includes lunch. Cost: $75 – Register for the in-person group here: http://sierrachildbirthinstitute.com/product/infant-trauma-its-impact-on-breastfeeding-classroom/

By enrolling in this workshop you agree to the cancellation policy stated on Sierra Childbirth Institute’s website. Webinar is being Sponsored and Hosted by Sierra Childbirth Institute. Please visit their website in order to contact them for more information.

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Aug
2
9:00 AM09:00

SOLD OUT - Tongue-Tie Assessment Workshop - Columbus, OH, August 2, 2019 - SOLD OUT

We are offering this course 4 times in 2019! It comes with 6 CERPs!

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 4 times in 2019. Registration for this class is now OPEN. There is 0 spots available.

SOLD OUT - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. - SOLD OUT

Class fee is $150. 

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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Aug
5
to Aug 9

SOLD OUT - Craniosacral Therapy for Infant Breastfeeding - Columbus, OH - August 5-9, 2019 - SOLD OUT

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker is teaching an advanced class on how craniosacral therapy can be used to identify and overcome infant sucking and breastfeeding problems.  She will focus on anatomy and physiology of infant suck, anatomy and physiology of milk making, problem identification, goals for CST, torticollis, plagiocephaly, brachycephaly, forceps and vacuum extractions, cesarean sections, and other birth trauma.  She has developed a BRAND NEW protocol that she will teach during this class. There will also be clinical practice on real babies.  

This course is for advanced practice CranioSacral Therapists. This course offers 37.5 contact hours and 12 CERPs through the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners.

Prerequisites: Class participants are required to have previous CST training that includes mouth and emotional work.  If you trained with Upledger, you need to have completed SER1.  If you have Milne training, you must have taken through the first level of mouthwork.  If you are BioDynamics trained, you must be certified.  If you have trained with Carol Gray, you must have taken Subtle Hands, CST for Infants, and CST for Infants Advanced Clinical Skills. If you have questions about your specific experience level/training and how it fits in with these prerequisites, please contact us PRIOR to registering. Do not register for this course if you do not meet the prerequisites and/or you have not contacted us about your specific training, as we do not offer refunds, only credit toward future classes.  

Monday, August 5 - Friday, August 9, 2019 9:00 am to 5:30 pm in Columbus, Ohio. There is currently 0 spot available for this course. 

 

SOLD OUT - Click HERE to register - SOLD OUT

Class fee is $1005.00 USD.

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration.  Tuition is NON-REFUNDABLE, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class. 

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Oct
4
9:00 AM09:00

ONLY 1 SPOT LEFT Tongue-Tie Assessment Workshop - Columbus, OH, October 4, 2019

We are offering this course 4 times in 2019! It comes with 6 CERPs!

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 4 times in 2019. Registration for this class is now OPEN. There is 1 spot available.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Class fee is $150. 

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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Oct
21
to Oct 25

Craniosacral Therapy for Infant Breastfeeding - Columbus, OH - October 21-25, 2019

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker is teaching an advanced class on how craniosacral therapy can be used to identify and overcome infant sucking and breastfeeding problems.  She will focus on anatomy and physiology of infant suck, anatomy and physiology of milk making, problem identification, goals for CST, torticollis, plagiocephaly, brachycephaly, forceps and vacuum extractions, cesarean sections, and other birth trauma.  She has developed a BRAND NEW protocol that she will teach during this class. There will also be clinical practice on real babies.  

This course is for advanced practice CranioSacral Therapists. This course offers 37.5 contact hours and 12 CERPs through the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners.

Prerequisites: Class participants are required to have previous CST training that includes mouth and emotional work.  If you trained with Upledger, you need to have completed SER1.  If you have Milne training, you must have taken through the first level of mouthwork.  If you are BioDynamics trained, you must be certified.  If you have trained with Carol Gray, you must have taken Subtle Hands, CST for Infants, and CST for Infants Advanced Clinical Skills. If you have questions about your specific experience level/training and how it fits in with these prerequisites, please contact us PRIOR to registering. Do not register for this course if you do not meet the prerequisites and/or you have not contacted us about your specific training, as we do not offer refunds, only credit toward future classes.  

Monday, October 21 - Friday, October 25, 2019 9:00 am to 5:30 pm in Columbus, Ohio. There are currently 9 spots available for this course. 

 

Click HERE to register

Class fee is $1005.00 USD.

Payment Policy: You may choose to register with a deposit of $355.00, with balance plus a convenience fee due 1 month PRIOR to the start of class. Tuition may also be paid in full at the time of registration. We will send out invoices for tuition balance 1 month prior to first day of class. Failure to pay for balance due by due date will result in you not being permitted into class. If you fail to pay for the balance due, you will not be permitted to take any future classes and your deposit will be forfeited. Tuition is NON-REFUNDABLE.

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration.  Tuition is NON-REFUNDABLE, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class. 

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Apr
17
9:00 AM09:00

TONGUE-TIE ASSESSMENT WORKSHOP - COLUMBUS, OH, APRIL 17, 2020

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 8 times in 2020. It comes with 6 CERPs. Registration for this class is now OPEN. There are 10 spots available.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Class fee is $180. 

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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Apr
27
to May 1

CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY FOR INFANT BREASTFEEDING - COLUMBUS, OH - APRIL 27 - MAY 1, 2020

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker is teaching an advanced class on how craniosacral therapy can be used to identify and overcome infant sucking and breastfeeding problems.  She will focus on anatomy and physiology of infant suck, anatomy and physiology of milk making, problem identification, goals for CST, torticollis, plagiocephaly, brachycephaly, forceps and vacuum extractions, cesarean sections, and other birth trauma.  She has developed a BRAND NEW protocol that she will teach during this class. There will also be clinical practice on real babies.  

This course is for advanced practice CranioSacral Therapists. This course offers 37.5 contact hours and 12 CERPs through the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners.

Prerequisites: Class participants are required to have previous CST training that includes mouth and emotional work.  If you trained with Upledger, you need to have completed SER1.  If you have Milne training, you must have taken through the first level of mouthwork.  If you are BioDynamics trained, you must be certified.  If you have trained with Carol Gray, you must have taken Subtle Hands, CST for Infants, and CST for Infants Advanced Clinical Skills. If you have questions about your specific experience level/training and how it fits in with these prerequisites, please contact us PRIOR to registering. Do not register for this course if you do not meet the prerequisites and/or you have not contacted us about your specific training, as we do not offer refunds, only credit toward future classes.  

Monday, April 27 - Friday, May 1, 2020 9:00 am to 5:30 pm in Columbus, Ohio. There are currently 10 spots available for this course. 

 

Click HERE to register

Class fee is $1005.00 USD.

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration.  Tuition is NON-REFUNDABLE, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class. 

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May
15
9:00 AM09:00

TONGUE-TIE ASSESSMENT WORKSHOP - COLUMBUS, OH, MAY 15, 2020

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 8 times in 2020. It comes with 6 CERPs. Registration for this class is now OPEN. There are 10 spots available.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Class fee is $180. 

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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Jun
19
9:00 AM09:00

Tongue-Tie Assessment Workshop - Columbus, OH, June 19, 2020

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 8 times in 2020. It comes with 6 CERPs. Registration for this class is now OPEN. There are 10 spots available.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Class fee is $180. 

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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Jul
17
9:00 AM09:00

Tongue-Tie Assessment Workshop - Columbus, OH, July 17, 2020

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 8 times in 2020. It comes with 6 CERPs. Registration for this class is now OPEN. There are 10 spots available.

COMING SOON: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Class fee is $180. 

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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Aug
14
9:00 AM09:00

Tongue-Tie Assessment Workshop - Columbus, OH, August 14, 2020

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 8 times in 2020. It comes with 6 CERPs. Registration for this class is now OPEN. There are 10 spots available.

COMING SOON: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Class fee is $180. 

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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Sep
25
9:00 AM09:00

Tongue-Tie Assessment Workshop - Columbus, OH, September 25, 2020

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 8 times in 2020. It comes with 6 CERPs. Registration for this class is now OPEN. There are 10 spots available.

COMING SOON: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Class fee is $180. 

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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Oct
7
to Oct 10

CST for Infant Breastfeeding: Trauma - Columbus, OH, October 7 - 10, 2020

Level 2 CranioSacral Therapy and Infant Breastfeeding: Trauma

When: Wed., October 7 - Sat., October 10, 2020. Class begins at 9 am and ends at 5:30 pm everyday.

Cost: $899.00 USD.

This Level 2 course for the intermediate to advanced practitioner focuses on infant trauma as expressed through feeding behavior. Dr. Hazelbaker presents techniques for resolving infant trauma by building on her infant breastfeeding protocol taught in the Level 1 course.

Behavioral manifestations covered are Tendon Guard, Fear Paralysis, Failure to Latch, sensory-based sucking issues, “Colic”, persistent extensor patterns, dysregulation, and occular lock. The participant will be able to integrate these techniques immediately in clinical practice, garnering exceptional results and resolution of infant trauma in their clients.

Pre-requisite: Completion of Dr. Hazelbaker’s CST for Infant Breastfeeding Level 1 workshop. Do not register for this course if you do not meet the prerequisites and/or you have not contacted us about your specific training, as we do not offer refunds, only credit toward future classes.  

Wednesday, October 7 - Saturday, October 10, 2020 9:00 am to 5:30 pm in Columbus, Ohio. There are currently 10 spots available for this course. 

COMING SOON: Click HERE to register

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration.  Tuition is NON-REFUNDABLE, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class. 

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Oct
16
9:00 AM09:00

Tongue-Tie Assessment Workshop - Columbus, OH, October 16, 2020

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 8 times in 2020. It comes with 6 CERPs. Registration for this class is now OPEN. There are 10 spots available.

COMING SOON: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Class fee is $180. 

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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Nov
20
9:00 AM09:00

Tongue-Tie Assessment Workshop - Columbus, OH, November 20, 2020

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 8 times in 2020. It comes with 6 CERPs. Registration for this class is now OPEN. There are 10 spots available.

COMING SOON: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Class fee is $180. 

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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Jun
14
9:00 AM09:00

Tongue-Tie Assessment Workshop - Columbus, OH, June 14, 2019

We are offering this course 4 times in 2019! It comes with 6 CERPs!

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 4 times in 2019. Registration for this class is now OPEN. There are 6 spots available.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Class fee is $150. 

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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Jun
3
to Jun 4

SOLD OUT - Tongue-Tie Assessment Workshop - Duncan, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada - June 3 & 4, 2019 - SOLD OUT

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker, an international expert on assessment and treatment of Tongue-Tie, is presenting a class to enhance the assessment and treatment skills of practitioners addressing this issue in their respective practices. This is a 2-day workshop and offers 12 CERPs through IBLCE.

Day 1: Participants learn how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool For Lingual Frenulum Function in the morning and then put it into hands-on practice with real babies in the afternoon.

Day 2: Dr. Hazelbaker covers the scientific evidence for early screening and treatment of tongue-tie and the evidence regarding maxillary lip "tie". She delves into the faux tie and its various causes. She discusses bodywork strategies for faux tie and as a pre- and post-revision treatment approach.

This workshop has room for a maximum of 25 registrants. Registration for this workshop is now CLOSED. There are currently 0 spots available for this workshop.

Class Location: Glenora Community Hall, 3660 Glenora Road, Duncan, British Columbia, V9L 6S3, CANADA

Click HERE to register

Class fee is $325 USD

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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May
27
to May 31

Craniosacral Therapy for Infant Breastfeeding - Duncan, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker is teaching an advanced class on how craniosacral therapy can be used to identify and overcome infant sucking and breastfeeding problems.  She will focus on anatomy and physiology of infant suck, anatomy and physiology of milk making, problem identification, goals for CST, torticollis, plagiocephaly, brachycephaly, forceps and vacuum extractions, cesarean sections, and other birth trauma.  She has developed a BRAND NEW protocol that she will teach during this class. There will also be clinical practice on real babies.  

This course is for advanced practice CranioSacral Therapists.

Prerequisites: Class participants are required to have previous CST training that includes mouth and emotional work.  If you trained with Upledger, you need to have completed SER1.  If you have Milne training, you must have taken through the first level of mouthwork.  If you are Biodynamics BCST trained, you must be certified.  If you have trained with Carol Gray, you must have taken Subtle Hands, CST for Infants, and CST for Infants Advanced Clinical Skills. If you have questions about your specific experience level/training and how it fits in with these prerequisites, please contact us PRIOR to registering. Do not register for this course if you do not meet the prerequisites and/or you have not contacted us about your specific training, as we do not offer refunds, only credit toward future classes.  

Monday, May 27 - Friday, May 31, 2019 9:00 am to 5:30 pm in Duncan, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. There are currently 2 spots available for this course. 

Class Location: The Collective Space, 166 Station Street, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 1M7, Canada

Click HERE to register

Class fee is $1005.00 USD

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration.  Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class. 

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May
9
1:00 PM13:00

7 Strategies for Infant Sucking Issues Webinar with Praeclarus Press

Click HERE to register

$15.00

*This live webinar will be recorded and sent to everyone that purchases a ticket. The recording will be sent within 48 hours of the live event. If you do not receive it in that time, it is advisable to check your spam filter or call Ken Tackett: 603-724-7995

 *Praeclarus Press has applied for CERPs

 This event will go live on:

May 9th, 2019 at 1 PM EST

$15.00

 Seven Strategies for Infant Sucking Issues When Bodywork is Not Readily Available

by Alison K. Hazelbaker. PhD, IBCLC, FILCA, CST-T, RCST, PPNE

 In this groundbreaking presentation, Dr. Hazelbaker presents seven very effective strategies for resolving infant sucking issues easily learned and implemented by the lactation consultant without violating scope of practice. Many sucking problems respond very well to bodywork. There is significant anecdotal and research evidence to prove this case. But bodywork is not always readily available or financially accessible. In the absence of readily available bodywork, the lactation consult can effectively address sucking issues using one, some or all of the seven (plus one bonus) strategies presented.

 Objectives:

The participant will be able to:

1. Discuss the important role of bodywork in addressing infant sucking issues.

2. Discuss seven strategies for resolving infant sucking issues.

3. Describe the proper use of the breast crawl as a therapeutic strategy.

4. Describe two external oral strategies for improving suction in the oral area.

5. Describe three strategies for improving posturally-related infant sucking issues.

 Outline:

 I. Bodywork and infant sucking

                  A. Bodywork defined

                  B. The role of bodywork in addressing infant sucking issues

 II. The role of the Velo-Pharyngeal-Facial (V-P-F Loops) in suck-swallow-breathe coordination

                  A. The Long Loop

                  B. The Vertical Loop

                  C. The Middle Loops

                  D. The Short Loop

                  E. Biodynamics of infant suck

                  F. Strategies for working with the loops

                                    1. Filtrum press© (1)

                                    2. Nasal convergence© (2)

                                    3. The “Spot” (3)

 III. Posture and infant suck

                  A. What holds the head on the neck?

                                    1. Longissimus muscles

                                    2. Longus muscles

                                    3. Bucco-pharyngeal fascia

                                    4. Medial Pharyngeal constrictors

                  B. The Deep Front Line

                                    1. Foot embrace (k1, GB 41, ST 43, heel) (4)

                  C. Tongue posture

                                    1. Attachments to the cranium

                                    2. The ansa cervicalis and the hypoglossal nerve

                                    3. Structural issues that impact tongue posture and how

                  D. Role of the Back to Sleep Campaign and swaddling

                                    1. Strategies for addressing the issues

                  E. Extensor pattern

                                    1. Thoracic tilt down (5)

                                    2. Thoracic spread (5)

                  F. Flexor pattern

                                    1. Tummy time on the ball (6)

IV. Movement and oxytocin

                  A. Oxytocin as the enemy of cortisol

                  B. The therapeutic role of skin to skin contact

                  C. Using the reflexive action of the breast crawl (7)

                                    1. Infant reflex activation and birth

                                    2. Dampening of the reflexes: what creates the problems?

                                    3. Re-activation via the breast crawl

 V. And the bonus strategy… Finger feeding (bonus)

                  A. The role of finger feeding

                  B. Proper use

Questions or concerns: ken@praeclaruspress.com

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Apr
12
9:00 AM09:00

SOLD OUT - Tongue-Tie Assessment Workshop - Columbus, OH April 12, 2019

We are offering this course 4 times in 2019! It comes with 6 CERPs!

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 4 times in 2019. Registration for this class is now FULL and CLOSED. There are 0 spots available.

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Class fee is $150. 

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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Nov
2
9:00 AM09:00

TONGUE-TIE ASSESSMENT WORKSHOP - COLUMBUS, OH, NOV 2, 2018

We are offering this course 4 times in 2018! It comes with 6 CERPs!

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 4 times in 2018. Registration for this class is now CLOSED. THIS CLASS IS FULL. STAY TUNED FOR UPCOMING DATES IN 2019!

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.

Class fee is $150. 

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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Sep
7
9:00 AM09:00

TONGUE-TIE ASSESSMENT WORKSHOP - COLUMBUS, OH, SEPT 7, 2018

We are offering this course 4 times in 2018! It comes with 6 CERPs!

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 4 times in 2018. Registration for this class is now OPEN. 1 spot available.

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Class fee is $150. 

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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Jul
30
to Aug 3

CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY FOR INFANT BREASTFEEDING - COLUMBUS, OH

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker is teaching an advanced class on how craniosacral therapy can be used to identify and overcome infant sucking and breastfeeding problems.  She will focus on anatomy and physiology of infant suck, anatomy and physiology of milk making, problem identification, goals for CST, torticollis, plagiocephaly, brachycephaly, forceps and vacuum extractions, cesarean sections, and other birth trauma.  She has developed a BRAND NEW protocol that she will teach during this class. There will also be clinical practice on real babies.  

This course is for advanced practice CranioSacral Therapists.

Prerequisites: Class participants are required to have previous CST training that includes mouth and emotional work.  If you trained with Upledger, you need to have completed SER1.  If you have Milne training, you must have taken through the first level of mouthwork.  If you are BioDynamics trained, you must be certified.  If you have trained with Carol Gray, you must have taken Subtle Hands, CST for Infants, and CST for Infants Advanced Clinical Skills. If you have questions about your specific experience level/training and how it fits in with these prerequisites, please contact us PRIOR to registering. Do not register for this course if you do not meet the prerequisites and/or you have not contacted us about your specific training, as we do not offer refunds, only credit toward future classes.  

July 30- August 3, 2018 9:00 am to 5:30 pm in Columbus, OH. There are currently 2 spots available for this course. 

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Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration.  Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class. 

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Jul
17
9:00 AM09:00

TONGUE-TIE ASSESSMENT WORKSHOP - PORTLAND, OR, JULY 17, 2018

We are offering this course once in Portland, OR in 2018! It comes with 6 CERPs!

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We are keeping this class to a maximum of 26 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will only be offered in Portland once in 2018. Registration for this class is now OPEN. 6 spots available.

Click HERE to register

Class fee is $150. 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

 

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Jul
6
9:00 AM09:00

Tongue-Tie Assessment Workshop - Columbus, OH, July 6, 2018

We are offering this course 4 times in 2018! It comes with 6 CERPs!

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 4 times in 2018. Registration for this class is now OPEN. 5 spots available.

Click HERE to register

Class fee is $150. 

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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May
18
9:00 AM09:00

Tongue-Tie Assessment Workshop - Columbus, OH, May 18, 2018 - SOLD OUT

We are offering this course 4 times in 2018! It comes with 6 CERPs!

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 4 times in 2018. Registration for this class is now CLOSED.

THIS CLASS IS FULL! Feel free to join us for our next workshop on Friday, July 6, 2018.

Registration is now CLOSED.

Class fee is $150. 

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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May
7
to May 11

Craniosacral Therapy for Infant Breastfeeding - Portland, OR - SOLD OUT

This class is now FULL. Please check back for future class dates.

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker is teaching an advanced class on how craniosacral therapy can be used to identify and overcome infant sucking and breastfeeding problems.  She will focus on anatomy and physiology of infant suck, anatomy and physiology of milk making, problem identification, goals for CST, torticollis, plagiocephaly, brachycephaly, forceps and vacuum extractions, cesarean sections, and other birth trauma.  She has developed a BRAND NEW protocol that she will teach during this class. There will also be clinical practice on real babies.  

This course is for advanced practice CranioSacral Therapists.

Prerequisites: Class participants are required to have previous CST training that includes mouth and emotional work.  If you trained with Upledger, you need to have completed SER1.  If you have Milne training, you must have taken through the first level of mouthwork.  If you are BioDynamics trained, you must be certified.  If you have trained with Carol Gray, you must have taken CST Basics, Beyond the Basics, Subtle Hands, and Infant. If you have questions about your specific experience level/training and how it fits in with these prerequisites, please contact us PRIOR to registering. Do not register for this course if you do not meet the prerequisites and/or you have not contacted us about your specific training, as we do not offer refunds, only credit toward future classes.  

May 7-11, 2018 9:00 am to 5:30 pm in Portland, OR. This class is now FULL. Please check back for future classes in the Portland area.

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Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration.  Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class. 

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Nov
3
9:00 AM09:00

Tongue-Tie Assessment Workshop - Columbus, OH, November 3, 2017

We are adding ONE more date to the schedule because this class has been so popular!

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 5 times in 2017. Registration for this class is now OPEN.

Click HERE to register

Class fee is $150. 

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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Oct
13
9:00 AM09:00

Course - Tongue-Tie Assessment Workshop - Columbus, OH

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 4 times in 2017. Registration for this class is now OPEN.

Click HERE to register

Class fee is $150. 

 

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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Sep
11
to Sep 15

Craniosacral Therapy for Infant Breastfeeding - Columbus, OH

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker is teaching a class on how craniosacral therapy can be used to identify and overcome infant sucking and breastfeeding problems.  She will focus on anatomy and physiology of infant suck, anatomy and physiology of milk making, problem identification, goals for CST, torticollis, plagiocephaly, brachycephaly, forceps and vacuum extractions, cesarean sections, and other birth trauma.  She has developed a BRAND NEW protocol that she will teach during this class. There will also be clinical practice on real babies.  

Prerequisites: Class participants are required to have previous CST training that includes mouth and emotional work.  If you trained with Upledger, you need to have completed SER1.  If you have Milne training, you must have taken through the first level of mouthwork.  If you are BioDynamics trained, you must be certified.  If you have trained with Carol Gray, you must have taken CST Basics, Beyond the Basics, Subtle Hands, and Infant.    

September 11-15, 2017 9:00 am to 5:30 pm in Columbus, Ohio

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Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration.  Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.  

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Aug
18
9:00 AM09:00

Course - Tongue-Tie Assessment Workshop - Columbus, OH

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 4 times in 2017. Registration for this class is open now.

Class fee is $150. 

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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Jun
16
9:00 AM09:00

Course - Tongue-Tie Assessment Workshop - Columbus, OH

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 4 times in 2017. Registration for this class will be open in March 2017.

Class fee is $150. 

Click here to register

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

 

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Jun
5
to Jun 9

Course - Craniosacral Therapy for Infant Breastfeeding - Portland, OR

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker is teaching a class on how craniosacral therapy can be used to identify and overcome infant sucking and breastfeeding problems.  She will focus on anatomy and physiology of infant suck, anatomy and physiology of milk making, problem identification, goals for CST, torticollis, plagiocephaly, brachycephaly, forceps and vacuum extractions, cesarean sections, and other birth trauma.  She has developed a BRAND NEW protocol which she will teach during this course. There will also be clinical practice on real babies.  

Prerequisites: Class participants are required to have previous CST training that includes mouth and emotional work.  If you trained with Upledger, you need to have completed SER1.  If you have Milne training, you must have taken through the first level of mouthwork.  If you are BioDynamics trained, you must be certified.  If you have trained with Carol Gray, you must have taken CST Basics, Beyond the Basics, Subtle Hands, and Infant.    

June 5-9, 2017 9:00 am to 5:30 pm in Portland, Oregon

REGISTER HERE

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration.  Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.  

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Apr
10
to Apr 14

Course - Craniosacral Therapy for Infant Breastfeeding - Columbus, OH

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker is teaching a class on how craniosacral therapy can be used to identify and overcome infant sucking and breastfeeding problems.  She will focus on anatomy and physiology of infant suck, anatomy and physiology of milk making, problem identification, goals for CST, torticollis, plagiocephaly, and brachycephaly, forceps and vacuum extractions, cesarean sections, and other birth trauma.  There will also be clinical practice on real babies.  

Prerequisites: Class participants are required to have previous CST training that includes mouth and emotional work.  If you trained with Upledger, you need to have completed SER1.  If you have Milne training, you must have taken through the first level of mouthwork.  If you are BioDynamics trained, you must be certified.  If you have trained with Carol Gray, you must have taken CST Basics, Beyond the Basics, Subtle Hands, and Infant.    

April 10-14, 2017 9:00 am to 5:30 pm in Columbus, Ohio

Click here to register

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration.  Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.  

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Mar
16
to Mar 19

Natural & Optimal Sensory-Motor Development and Intro to RMTi with Maxine Haller

HANDS-ON, EXPERIENTIAL TRAINING IN NEUROPLASTICITY

Including Reflex Integration, Trauma Release and non-invasive developmental techniques that improve, restore or optimize function.

You can take 1, 2, 3 or all 4 days of training!

These classes are ideal for OT's PT's, SLP's, Counselors, Developmental therapists, Craniosacral therapists, etc.

Clinical Neuroplasticity for Babies - Day 1

What you learn: (9 hours in combination with Intro to RMT)

  • To recognize the neurological difficulties in the brain via posture & movement

  • To evaluate neural maturity and clinical connectivity            

  • The role of Body Schema and how to develop & grade it       

  • Experience creating neural connections to and thru the: brain stem, cerebellum & basal ganglia      

  • To set up home programs and caregiver activities             

  • To know where to begin and why

  • The neurological role of triggering a reflex before Rx

  • To understand how reflexes, intention and movement are access points for neuroplasticity 

Primitive Reflex Essentials - Conception to Crawling I Flexion and Extension - Day 2

What you learn: 9 hours includes manuals; prerequisites are clinical neuroplasticity for babies (CNB)/intro to RMT or foundations for clinical neuroplasticity (FCN)

  • The surface anatomy points you need to be able to identify dysfunction
    • Practical application on self/partner/ baby doll
    • What normal tone looks like – how it shows up in the position of the bones
  • How to establish 3 initial midlines and why this is important    
    • Understand and know the patterns
    • Bring in & use – Hands Pulling Reflex / Initial Grasp Reflex
    • Use 2 other new methods
    • Tie this in to Sutherland’s Fulcrum, the Anterior / Posterior postural lines
    • Tie in to head control
    • See a live demo of what this looks like
  • Establishing head control – practical methods
    • Understanding the Tonic Labyrinthine Reflex on the belly and the back
  • How to bring in Landau
    • Why this is developmentally important
    • Practice 4 ways to bring this in
    • Live demo

Primitive Reflex Essentials - Conception to Crawling II Releasing Tendon Guard - Day 3

What you learn: 9 hours includes manuals; prerequisites are PRE (C-C) I

  •  Recognize the Tendon Guard defensive response
  • Use knowledge of surface anatomy to identify the pattern
  • Recognize the role of auditory processing in “hyper alert”
  • Explore the iLs cushion to calm baby’s hyper alert state
  • Perform a 5 min muscle memory trauma release
  • 2+ effective ways to calm the physiological stress response

Primitive Reflex Essentials - Conception to Crawling III Rotating for Latching and Mobility - Day 4

What you learn: prerequisites are PRE (C-C) II

  • Review midline and the importance of a rotational axis
  • Use knowledge of surface anatomy to identify the reflex patterns for spinal rotation and how they function to position for feeding and mobility. Learn each pattern as it should be in normal development. Understand the stimulus and tonal response.
    • Rooting
    • Spinal Galant
    • ATNR
    • Babinski
  • Identify the normal reflex patterns for latching and how the reflexes for flexion, extension and head control provide stability for these to function and develop.
    • Grasp
    • Suck
    • Dive
    • Swallow
    • Breathe
  • See them in action with live a demo

COST OF CLASS(ES)

Earlybird (EB) Registration Deadline: February 17, 2017

Full Rate (FR) Registration Deadline: March 5, 2017 

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE

Class is located at the Spirit of Healing offices in Columbus, Ohio. They are located at   5115 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43235

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Mar
10
9:00 AM09:00

COURSE - TONGUE-TIE ASSESSMENT WORKSHOP - COLUMBUS, OHIO

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) in detail. It is the only evidence-based assessment tool available. The first half of the day is lecture based with the lectures: To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF. During the second half of the day class participants have the opportunity to practice their assessments on live babies with Dr. Hazelbaker's guidance. We have volunteer babies whose lingual frenulum range from normal to faux tie to post-revision, etc. This gives class participants an opportunity to differentiate between variations in lingual frenulum. 

We keep the class size to a maximum of 10 students so each participant has the opportunity to receive individualized attention during the assessment portion of class. This class typically gets a wait list so we recommend signing up as soon as you know you're able to attend.  

This class will be offered a total of 4 times in 2017.

Class fee is $150. 

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED - THIS CLASS IS FULL. WE ARE OFFERING THE TONGUE-TIE ASSESSMENT WORKSHOP IN COLUMBUS ON FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017. To REGISTER for the June Workshop CLICK HERE

Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.

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Dec
9
to Dec 10

SPEAKING - PEDIATRIC TONGUE- AND LIP-TIES: DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT WITH SOFT-TISSUE LASERS - Boston, MA

Alison Hazelbaker PhD, IBCLC, CST, Robert Convissar DDS, and Martin Kaplan DMD, Paul O'Brien JR DC and Lorraine Aubuchon are teaching a class at Tufts University in Boston, MA. In this combination lecture and hands-on course, attendees will be introduced to the concept of laser frenectomies, an increasingly popular method by which dentists and physicians can treat tongue- and lip-ties in their patients.

As many as 5% of all babies born in the United States have tongue-ties significant enough to cause breastfeeding difficulties. This condition can cause a plethora of problems for both babies (difficulty transferring milk, lack of growth) and their mothers (sore or cracked nipples, mastitis and low milk supply). Babies with tongue-ties can be erroneously labeled as “lazy nursers,” “stubborn feeders" or as “failures to thrive.” They may also be erroneously diagnosed with GI problems, when all that is needed is a simple 30-second frenectomy to release the tongue-tie, the result of which is to restore the baby’s ability to efficiently feed.

In this course, attendees will receive an overview of best practices regarding tongue- tie assessment and treatment, and will participate in a hands-on workshop on how to remove tongue-ties through the use of soft-tissue lasers. They will also receive an update from a licensed chiropractor about how chiropractic issues can affect frenectomy diagnosis, as well as hearing from an office administrator about billing and reimbursement issues.

Day 1 of the course will consist of: lactation background, relevant chiropractic information and a detailed discussion of the science behind pediatric frenectomies.

Day 2 of the course will consist of: a detailed discussion of laser tissue interaction, a hands-on workshop on pig jaws, and a presentation on procedure billing and reimbursement.

Learning Objectives:

•Understand infant sucking physiology and how tongue-ties impair infant suck

•Use evidence-based diagnostic criteria to screen babies for this condition

•Understand all of the consequences and benefits of using lasers to remove tongue-ties

•Be able to perform tongue-tie releases on infants

•Understand how structural issues that interfere with breastfeeding can be relieved through chiropractic cranial work and manual therapies

Class fee: Doctor - $795; Staff/IBCLC - $295

To Register click here

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Sep
23
9:00 AM09:00

Course - Tongue Tie Assessment Workshop - Columbus, Ohio

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker will be teaching class participants how to use the Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF).  It is the only evidence-based tongue tie assessment tool.  The first half of the class will be the lectures To Clip or Not To Clip and Using the HATLFF.  During the second half of the day, participants will have the opportunity to assess babies.

Class fee is $150

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Aug
18
to Aug 20

SPEAKING - FIRST INTERNATIONAL BREASTFEEDING AND CHILD HEALTH CONGRESS - LIMA, PERU

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker has been invited by the Sociedad Peruana de Pediatria to speak at their First International Breastfeeding and Child Health Congress taking place from August 18-20, 2016.

Dr. Hazelbaker's speaking topics include:

Why Johnny Can't Suck: Perinatal Influences on Normal Term Infants' Ability to Suck and Strategies to Prevent and Correct Sucking Problems:

This presentation focuses on the most dramatic presentation of breastfeeding problems: the baby who has significant sucking problems associated with interventionist birth management. Dr. Hazelbaker covers all the potential pitfalls of childbirth as business and the possible negative impact this approach has on sucking. She covers the differential lactation diagnosis process, the decision tree for choosing level and type of intervention, and the various treatment modalities used to correct sucking problems both in and out of the hospital. Dr. Hazelbaker takes the participants on a journey through the normal physiological sucking process to aid participants in their understanding of normal vs. abnormal thereby enhancing the assessment skills of the audience. She also suggests ways to "stack the deck in the baby's favor" to prevent sucking problems from developing. This workshop touches on but does not cover assessing and treating sucking problems that are associated with structural abnormalities or neurological causes. 

Treating Infant Sucking Problems with Craniosacral Therapy:

Unfortunately it has become commonplace for newborns to refuse to latch or have tremendous difficulty latching to the breast. A non-latching baby or a baby with significant sucking issues presents a unique and frustrating challenge to the lactation consultant. Several studies have shown the benefit of craniosacral therapy as a treatment approach to correct disorganized and dysfunctional sucking. In this exciting presentation, Dr. Hazelbaker details the anatomy and physiology of the craniosacral system, linking it to the anatomy and physiology of infant suck. She describes the multiple structural and physiological deficits of newborn sucking caused by intrauterine and intrapartum influences. She explains craniosacral therapy, and presents case histories of actual clients whose situations responded well to this form of therapy. Along with the benefits, Dr. Hazelbaker suggests a clinical decision-making algorithm that aids the clinician to determine if a particular infant could be helped by craniosacral therapy. 

Tongue-Tie or No Tongue-Tie:

For decades, assessing tongue-tie has been a controversial subject. Although lactation consultants have a keen appreciation for the need to treat this relatively uncommon structural abnormality, other health care providers do not share their level of concern. Parents often get caught or trapped between the recommendations of their LC and their primary health care provider. In this presentation, Dr. Hazelbaker presents the most up-to-date research on definition, assessment, treatment and treatment outcome. She examines the on-going controversy and provides research based guidelines for the clinical decision-making process.

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Jul
7
to Jul 8

SPEAKING - ASSOCIATION OF TONGUE-TIE PRACTITIONERS CONFERENCE - DERBY, UNITED KINGDOM

The Association of Tongue-Tie Practitioners (ATP) was set up in 2012 by a group of tongue-tie practitioners from the National Health Service (NHS) and independent sectors with aims of:

  • Increasing awareness about the effects of tongue-tie on babies especially with regard to both breast and bottle feeding.
  • Supporting parents of tongue-tied babies to access safe and effective care.
  • Assisting tongue-tie practitioners to provide safe and effective care through training and sharing knowledge and experience.
  • Providing resources and education for healthcare providers who refer babies for tongue-tie division.

The ATP Conference 2016 begins July 7th at 9 am and ends on July 8th at 5 pm. 

Venue: The Hayes Conference Center, Hayes Lane, Swanwick, Derby, DE55 1AU

You can purchase tickets by clicking this link: BUY TICKETS or for more information about the conference you can visit: www.tongue-tie.org.uk 

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Jun
20
to Jun 24

Course - Craniosacral Therapy for Infant Breastfeeding - Portland, OR

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker is teaching a class on how craniosacral therapy can be used to identify and overcome infant sucking and breastfeeding problems.  She will focus on anatomy and physiology of infant suck, anatomy and physiology of milk making, problem identification, goals for CST, and torticollis, plagiocephaly, and brachycephaly, forceps and vacuum extractions, c sections, and other birth trauma.  There will also be clinical practice on real babies.  

Prerequisites: Class participants are required to have previous CST training that includes mouth and emotional work.  If you trained with Upledger, you need to have completed SER1.  If you have Milne training, you must have taken through the first level of mouthwork.  If you are BioDynamics trained, you must be certified.  If you have trained with Carol Gray, you must have taken CST Basics, Beyond the Basics, Subtle Hands, and Infant.    

June 20-24, 2016 in Portland, Oregon

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Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration.  Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.  

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Jun
16
to Jun 17

Teaching - Tongue Tie: Impact, Assessment, and Treatment - Portland, OR

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker, an international expert on tongue tie assessment, treatment, and bodywork, is presenting a class to enhance the skills of craniosacral therapists in bodywork treatment of tongue tie, pre- and post- surgery.

The class will include:

- History of Tongue Tie treatment                            - Impact on structure and function

- Proper assessment                                                 - Treatment strategies pre-revision

- The "faux-tie"                                                          - Treatment strategies post-revision

- Co-morbidities                                                        - Scar tissue formation prevention

Dr. Hazelbaker will be demonstrating some techniques on a baby.   Participants will have an opportunity to try the hands on techniques on one another.

This course does not teach craniosacral therapists how to treat a true tongue tie.  It teaches the skills necessary to resolve co-morbidities and functional compensation patterns.  

This course does not have any prerequisites, however it will be coming from the perspective of craniosacral therapy.

Class fee - $358

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May
21
8:00 AM08:00

Speaking - Pediatric Tongue- and Lip-Ties: Diagnosis and Treatment with Soft-Tissue Lasers - Boston, MA

Alison Hazelbaker, Robert Convissar, and Martin Kaplan are teaching a class at Tufts University in Boston, MA about how to diagnose tongue- and lip-tie and how to use lasers to perform the revision.  

In this course, attendees will receive an overview of best practices regarding tongue- tie assessment and treatment, and will participate in a hands-on workshop on how to remove tongue-ties through the use of soft-tissue lasers.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand infant sucking physiology and how tongue-tie impairs infant suck
  • Use evidence-based diagnostic criteria to screen babies for this condition
  • Understand all of the consequences and benefits of using lasers to destroy tongue-ties
  • Be able to perform tongue-tie releases on infants

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Apr
11
to Apr 15

Course - Craniosacral Therapy for Infant Breastfeeding - Columbus, OH

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker is teaching a class on how craniosacral therapy can be used to identify and overcome infant sucking and breastfeeding problems.  She will focus on anatomy and physiology of infant suck, anatomy and physiology of milk making, problem identification, goals for CST, and torticollis, plagiocephaly, and brachycephaly, forceps and vacuum extractions, c sections, and other birth trauma.  There will also be clinical practice on real babies.  

Prerequisites: Class participants are required to have previous CST training that includes mouth and emotional work.  If you trained with Upledger, you need to have completed SER1.  If you have Milne training, you must have taken through the first level of mouthwork.  If you are BioDynamics trained, you must be certified.  If you have trained with Carol Gray, you must have taken CST Basics, Beyond the Basics, Subtle Hands, and Infant.   

April 11-15, 2016 Columbus, Ohio

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Cancellation Policy: All class tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration.  Tuition is non-refundable, but should you need to cancel your attendance in a class, your tuition will be applied to a future class.  

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Feb
17
7:00 PM19:00

Free Lecture - "Colic" in the Breastfed Baby: Assessment and Management - Columbus, OH

Dr Alison Hazelbaker, world renowned IBCLC, tongue tie expert, and CranioSacral Therapist is offering a free lecture series for birth workers in and around Columbus, OH. 

Limited space available, so call the office to reserve your spot. 614-326-3504

This months topic is "Colic" in the Breastfed Baby: Assessment and Management

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