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Unintended Pregnancy Counselling Training

Dates Offered

19th - 20th Oct 20219:00 am to 4:00 pm

Aimed at counsellors, psychologists, doctors, nurses, chaplains, social workers and others with qualifications and/or experience in counselling, this two-day course will provide participants with the fundamental knowledge, skills and attitudes required to provide effective and sensitive unintended pregnancy counselling.

Participants will gain essential knowledge, skills and understanding around areas such as:

  • Issues relating to unintended pregnancy
  • Assisting the pregnant person in pregnancy decision-making
  • The process and implications of all unintended pregnancy options using current evidence-based data
  • The unique and specialised components of unintended pregnancy counselling, such as a persons age, life-stage, religious and/or
    cultural contexts
  • Identification of the crisis nature of unintended pregnancy counselling
  • Appropriate psychosocial assessment
  • Identification of the partner’s involvement, family, social and support systems
  • Assistance in the reduction of unresolved and/or abnormal grief reactions
  • Support and clarification of a person’s individual choice
  • Referral to an appropriate range of service providers and agencies

The course combines face-to-face trainer-led theory sessions with practical learning activities and is based on experiential, group-based, co-operative learning and adult learning principles. Participants will be able to add to their own level of expertise, with the topics, issues and material used designed to be applicable to what they may find perplexing, challenging or difficult in their work at present.


Important Information


  • SHQ Lecture room | 70 Roe St Northbridge, WA
  • 08 9228 3693

Course Fees

  • Course fees are detailed on the registration form.


Carol Millar

How to Register

Download the registration form using the link below.

Send registration forms to:

Carol Millar | [email protected] | 9228 9010 (fax)

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