Non-directive Pregnancy Options Counselling and Applied Practice

2021mon06sep(sep 6)2:00 pmmon13(sep 13)4:00 pmNon-directive Pregnancy Options Counselling and Applied Practice$55-$80

Event Details

Event description

This training is open to all health and allied health care practitioners who may provide counselling to people with unplanned pregnancy

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

Session 1:  Monday  6 September 1400 – 1600 Brisbane time – check your timezone

Introduction to Non-directive Pregnancy Options Counselling: evidence-based information on non-directive all options counselling – parenting, alternative care arrangements and adoption and abortion. Learning outcomes:

  • Scene setting: Socio-legal context of unplanned pregnancy in Australia
  • Exploring Values
  • Non-directive Pregnancy Options Counselling: Core Practice Principles
  • Intersection of unplanned pregnancy, intimate partner violence and reproductive coercion
  • Parenting, Adoption and Alternative care arrangements
  • Abortion: medical and surgical
  • State based abortion provision
  • Counselling Communication, Post-abortion counselling referral indicators
  • Discussion, reflection and self-care

Session 2: Monday September 13 2020 1400 – 1600 Brisbane time – check your timezone

Applied Practice: Practical session utilising key counselling communication techniques in role play and case study discussion


6 (Monday) 2:00 pm - 13 (Monday) 4:00 pm AEST