Our professional development training

Online training | Face to face training | Sponsorship places | Guest lectures | Agency visits | Participant feedback

 

Our training sessions are open to all healthcare and allied health professionals. Each session is endorsed by the AASW for CPD points.

Online training modules

Introduction to unplanned pregnancy counselling

First session (Sept 1): evidence-based information on non-directive all options counselling - parenting, alternative care arrangements and adoption and abortion.
Second session (Sept 8): key counselling communication techniques and applied practic.e

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Introduction to reproductive coercion, contraceptive options

First session (Sept 9): provides an informed understanding of reproductive coercion in the context of unplanned pregnancy. 
Second session (Sept 16): Counselling supporting increased reproductive autonomy and applied practice. 

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Introduction to post-abortion counselling

First session (Oct 14): 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 (Oct 21): Counselling frameworks, practitioner self-care and applied practice. 

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Face to face training modules

For the health and wellbeing of our staff and clients, we have postponed some face to face workshops. We are recommencing COVID Safe Events soon Click for current Queensland Health COVID-19 advice.

Unplanned pregnancy best practice counselling (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. 

Register:
Townsville: (Responding to Sexual Assault presentation by The Women's Centre Townsville) Rescheduled to October 2020 register your interest via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Brisbane: Feb/March 2021 register your interest via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Unplanned pregnancy best practice counselling (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.

Register: 

Brisbane: Nov 6 2020 click here

Masterclass: Intersection of unplanned pregnancy, domestic violence, reproductive coercion & contraception options (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.

Register:

Brisbane: Nov 6 2020 click here

Masterclass: Post-abortion counselling Resolution not recovery (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.

 

Register

Brisbane: Nov 6 2020  click here

 

Sponsorship places

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, work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and communities or organisations.

Contact our Regional Rural and Remote Abortion Access Project Officer

P: 07 3357 9933 (ext 4)
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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 training participants say about our workshops

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


“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."


"I really valued the best practice principles - useful to keep as a reminder for guidance."


"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: 12 August 2020
Our professional development training
12 August 2020