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  • 1 November, 2022, 9:00 am
  • 4hr
  • online

Event description

This workshop considers the practical counselling skills needed in the context of pregnancy options. It will enhance understanding of how to have these conversations with clients. How to navigate different types of case presentations and practical skills to manage different scenarios.

Untitled (930 × 530 px) (16)
For Professionals

Introduction to Practice Skills

This training is open to all health and allied health care practitioners who may provide support to people needing pregnancy decision making counselling.

Learning outcomes:

  • Learning how to deal with client emotional responses
  • Intersection of pregnancy, intimate partner violence and reproductive coercion – responding to disclosure
  • A trauma informed approach to termination of pregnancy care
  • Counselling: Core Practice Skills and frameworks
  • Responding to common themes and issues: case studies and discussion
  • Discussion, reflection and self-care

Unable to travel? EOI for other locations and other questions to E: [email protected]


Children by Choice acknowledge the traditional owners of country throughout Queensland and their continued connection to land and community. We recognise the two separate cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Children by Choice recognises the dispossession of land and its ongoing effects on Aboriginal peoples today. We acknowledge the sorrow of the Stolen Generations and apologise for the removal of children by white Australians.

Children by Choice reserves the right to alter this program or facilitator/s without further notice, however, the program is intended to run as agreed. Children by Choice reserves the right to cancel this training workshop, and if this occurs, registrants will be notified and any advance payments refunded in full.
 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 and to hold sessions virtually if needed due to current Queensland Health advice. 


Up to 100 people


Adults 18 and over, Any employee or volunteer




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