Introduction to Reproductive Coercion, contraceptive options & Applied Practice
This training is open to all health and allied health care practitioners who may provide counselling to people with unplanned pregnancy.
Training is offered in two zoom video conferences:
Session One: Wednesday, 10 March 2021
Introduction to Reproductive Coercion and contraception options for women experiencing violence and/or coercion.
- Scene setting: Socio-legal context of unplanned pregnancy in Australia
- The intersection of domestic violence, unplanned pregnancy and abortion
- Reproductive coercion as a perpetrator practice
- Diversity, young people and reproductive coercion
- Strategies for increasing reproductive autonomy for women
- Screening and responding to unplanned pregnancy risk
- Supporting women’s pregnancy decision making in the context of domestic violence
- Assisting women to access contraception less vulnerable to detection and sabotage
- Patterns of violence during pregnancy and the practice implications
- Discussion, reflection and self-care
Session Two: Wednesday, 17 March 2021
Applied Practice: Practical session with Children by Choice Senior Counsellors utilising strategies for supporting decision making in the context of violence and coercion and increasing reproductive autonomy for women and pregnant people
Queensland only: 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 or work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and communities or organisations.
Contact our Regional Rural and Remote Abortion Access Project Officer
T: 07 3357 9933 (ext 4)
Other Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org