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Introduction to Post-Abortion Counselling & Applied Practice

Speciality Classification
Social Workers
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
4 hours

This training is open to all health and allied health care practitioners who may provide counselling to people with unplanned pregnancy. Workshop that considers short-term counseling in the post-abortion context. It will enhance understanding of factors in resolution after an abortion, assessment and referral pathways for health and allied health care and support practitioners who may provide unplanned pregnancy or post-abortion counseling or in a case management context.

Training is offered in two zoom video conferences:

Session 1: Wed 24 March 2021 2pm-4pm Brisbane time

Introduction to Post-abortion counselling Learning outcomes:

  • Scene setting: Socio-legal context of unplanned pregnancy in Australia
  • Post-abortion counselling in the context of unplanned or unwanted pregnancy 
  • The pregnancy and abortion story  
  • Anticipatory Stress, Stress and Trauma 
  • Intersection of unplanned pregnancy, intimate partner violence and reproductive coercion – responding to disclosure  
  • A trauma informed approach to abortion care 
  • Counselling: Core Practice Principles and frameworks  
  • Responding to common themes and issues: case study and discussion 
  • Post-abortion counselling referral 
  • Discussion, reflection and self-care


Session 2: Wed 31 March 2021 2pm-4pm Brisbane time 

Applied Practice: Practical session with Children by Choice Senior Counsellors utilising key counselling communication techniques in role play and case study discussion

Sponsored places are available for Qld 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 ed(at)childrenbychoice.org.au for more info about sponsorship.

Inclusions
Certificate of completion
Interactive activities
Video
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

This event is offered in accordance with Children by Choice's pro-choice framework. Children by Choice reserve the right to refuse registrations and remove individuals from the event.

Type
Delivery
Title
Introduction to Post-Abortion Counselling & Applied Practice
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Abuse and Violence, Children and young peoples health, Community and Primary Health Care, Domestic violence, Legal, Reproductive health, Sexual health, Women's health
Location
Duration
4 hours
Start Date
24-Mar-2021
End Date
31-Mar-2021
Price
55.00
Price Details
Participants can attend 1 or both sessions, with discounts available for AASW members and students. Sponsored places are also available for Qld regional rural and remote health care professionals. Priority given to regional/rural/remote pr
Location
Online
Venue
Online
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Price:
$55.00
Participants can attend 1 or both sessions, with discounts available for AASW members and students. Sponsored places are also available for Qld regional rural and remote health care professionals. Priority given to regional/rural/remote pr
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