Monday 29 November to Tuesday 30 November 2021, 9.00am - 4.30pm
This 2-day training explores the options available to people experiencing an unintended pregnancy. It will cover the broad social and political issues as well as clinical options, incorporating cultural considerations into topics and resources. Guest speakers will present on surrogacy, genetic counselling, adoption and more.
The course covers the broad social and political issues as well as clinical options, incorporating cultural considerations into topics and resources.
- discuss the social and political context of unintended pregnancy and choices
- consider the cultural implications of unintended pregnancy including an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspective as well as a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse perspective
- learn about family and domestic violence and reproductive coercion in the context of unintended pregnancy
- develop further knowledge on surrogacy, assisted fertility and contraception
- explore a broader understanding of adoption, abortion, genetic counselling, perinatal mental health, young parenting and counselling responses to unintended pregnancy