Introduction to Reproductive coercion, contraceptive options and Applied Practice

2021mon20sep2:00 pmmon4:00 pmIntroduction to Reproductive coercion, contraceptive options and Applied Practice$55-$80

Event Details

Event description

This training is open to all health and allied health care practitioners who may work with pregnant people in the context of pregnancy decision making.

Training is offered in two zoom video conferences and in accordance with Children by Choice’s pro-choice framework

Session 1: Monday 20 September 2021  1400 – 1600 Brisbane time – check your timezone

Introduction to Reproductive Coercion and contraception options for women experiencing violence and/or coercion. Learning outcomes:

  • Scene setting: Socio-legal context of unplanned pregnancy in Australia
  • The intersection of domestic violence, unplanned pregnancy and abortion
  • Reproductive coercion as a perpetrator practice
  • Diversity, young people and reproductive coercion
  • Strategies for increasing reproductive autonomy for women
  • Screening and responding to unplanned pregnancy risk
  • Supporting women’s pregnancy decision making in the context of domestic violence
  • Assisting women to access contraception less vulnerable to detection and sabotage
  • Patterns of violence during pregnancy and the practice implications
  • Discussion, reflection and self-care

Session 2: Monday 27 September 2021 1400 – 1600 Brisbane time – check your timezone

Applied Practice: Counselling supporting increased reproductive autonomy and applied practice

Queensland only: Sponsored training for regional rural and remote health care professionals. Priority given to regional/rural/remote professionals who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander or work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and communities or organisations.

Contact our Regional Rural and Remote Abortion Access Project Officer

T: 07 3357 9933 (ext 4)

Other Enquiries:


(Monday) 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST