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Our professional development training

Online training | In person training | Guest lectures | Agency visits | Participant feedback

 Our training sessions are open to all healthcare and allied health professionals. Register for reduced student and AASW member rates:

Online training 

Introduction to unplanned pregnancy counselling 

First session: Evidence-based information on non-directive all options counselling - parenting, alternative care arrangements and adoption and abortion
Second session: Key counselling communication techniques and applied practice

Online September 2021 Register your interest This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Introduction to reproductive coercion, contraceptive options

First session: An informed understanding of reproductive coercion in the context of unplanned pregnancy
Second session: Counselling supporting increased reproductive autonomy and applied practice

Online October 2021 Register your interest This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Introduction to post-abortion counselling

First session:  Considers short-term counselling in the context of post-abortion. It will enhance understanding of factors in resolution after an abortion, assessment and referral pathways for health care practitioners
Second session : Counselling frameworks, practitioner self-care and applied practice

Online October 2021 Register

In person training 

We are recommencing face-to-face COVID Safe Events  Click for current Queensland Health COVID-19 advice.

Please note that while each session can be booked individually, they are held on the same day so we recommend booking into all 3 for a full-day immersive training experience

Unplanned pregnancy best practice counselling Brisbane (3 hours)

A specialized pregnancy options training module for health and allied healthcare practitioners who may work with pregnant people in the context of unplanned pregnancy. This short program provides evidence-based information on non-directive all options counselling - parenting, alternative care arrangements, adoption and abortion and key counselling communication techniques

Brisbane 8 June 2021 Register

Intersection of unplanned pregnancy, domestic violence, reproductive coercion & contraception options Brisbane (2 hours)

An advanced practitioner workshop that explores domestic violence and reproductive coercion in the context of unplanned pregnancy decision-making. It will enhance understanding, assessment and referral pathways for health and allied health care and support practitioners who may provide unplanned pregnancy and post-abortion counseling or support clients who have ongoing case management or engagement with services

Brisbane 8 June 2021 Register

Introduction to post-abortion counselling -  Resolution not recovery Brisbane (2 hours)

An advanced practitioner 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

Brisbane 8 June 2021 Register

Unplanned pregnancy best practice counselling Brisbane (full day) 

An immersive, full day specialized pregnancy options training workshop for all health and allied health care practitioners who may provide counseling to people with unplanned pregnancy.


Morning session: evidence-based information on non-directive all options counselling - parenting, alternative care arrangements and adoption and abortion
Afternoon session: key counselling communication techniques and applied practice.

Brisbane: Oct/ November 2021  Register your interest This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Guest lectures

We deliver guest lectures and presentations on request to tertiary medical, nursing, public health, midwifery, or law students, and other groups. These lectures are tailor-made to meet course requirements

Agency visits

We welcome visits from workers across the community, health and education sectors to talk about our work and what's important to your clients and organisation. Let us know if you would like us to visit your service

What our training participants say 

" An informative training session that will improve my practice" 

"Wonderful training, useful evidence, practice, handouts and use of language"


"It fortified my perception of Children by Choice as an evidence-based service provider"

“I loved the opportunity for discussion and linking to practice."


"Very insightful and provided information as to what needs to be done to advocate for women."

"Excellent - gave us everything we needed to know plus more. It enabled me to question my belief on a more global perspective."


"After your session our team spoke of how excellent the presentation was and how practical the content. Your presentation skills are second to none!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last modified on: 28 May 2021
Our professional development training
28 May 2021

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