For: Health Professionals, teachers, youth workers and others who might encounter someone with an unplanned pregnancy in the course of their work

Do you encounter clients with an unplanned pregnancy? If so the HSE Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programme in conjunction with the Department of Adult and Community Education, National University of Ireland Maynooth has developed the following Masterclasses which may be of interest to you. They will be held over a period from October to December 2017 in Cork and Maynooth University.

Masterclass 1: Understanding Fatal Fetal Abnormality as a Crisis Pregnancy

Friday 20th October 2017 10.00am – 4.30pm, River Lee Hotel, Cork

Masterclass 2: Law and Crisis Pregnancy Counselling

Friday 10th November 2017, 10.00-4.30pm- John Hume Building, Maynooth University

Masterclass 3: Termination: Dealing with Complex Issues

Friday 24th November 2017 – John Hume Building, Maynooth University

Masterclass 4: Supporting immigrant and ethnic minority women in Ireland facing an

unplanned pregnancy

Friday 8th December 2017, 10.00-4.30pm- John Hume Building, Maynooth University

The aim of these Masterclasses is to create an opportunity for professionals to gain more in-depth knowledge and skills to resource them in managing the challenges that can present around supporting women, their partners and families around unplanned pregnancy. The Masterclasses will provide a supportive and informative space for dialogue and reflection to help strengthen professionals’ work in the broad field of crisis pregnancy. These Masterclasses further support the work of the HSE Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programme in the area of quality and standards development in the broad field of supporting clients with unplanned pregnancy.

Note: CPD points to be confirmed closer to the time.

The fee is €30.00 per Masterclass (including a light lunch).

 How do I apply?

You can access the Application Form and consult full details from this link: Adult & Community Education Autumn 2017 Unplanned Pregnancy Masterclasses

Enquiries and contact to return completed application forms: Breda Gibney, Tel: 01 708 3752, Email: breda.gibney@mu.ie

Early booking is advisable as places are limited.

Supporting immigrant and ethnic minority women in Ireland facing an unplanned pregnancy