Pregnancy Choices Training

This course defines and explains all the options available to people experiencing an unplanned pregnancy.

It is open to nurses, midwives, doctors, counsellors, community health workers, school counsellors, youth workers, Aboriginal Health Workers, and any professional who encounters clients with unplanned pregnancy.

Course Outline

The course covers broad social and political issues and clinical options, incorporating cultural considerations into topics and resources.

  • Global, national and local overview
  • Abortion option*
  • Adoption option
  • Antenatal pathways
  • Genetic issues in pregnancy
  • Social and political context of health and pregnancy – planned and unplanned
  • Counselling responses to unplanned pregnancy
  • Options and support for young people who are pregnant
  • Resources

*Statistics suggest 26.3% of South Australian women would have had at least one abortion in their lifetime. This course will explore many aspects of the abortion option from a non-judgmental, non-religious, client-centred and evidence-based perspective. (SA Health 2016, Pregnancy Outcomes in SA 2014).

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Course Cost


Course Dates

Pregnancy Choices Training

Date start: 02 July 2018
Date end: 03 July 2018
Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm

SHINE SA, 64c Woodville Road, Woodville

Status: Open
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