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A Series of Masterclasses – Supporting an unplanned pregnancy

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 the period April to June 2018 in Maynooth University.

Masterclass 1:  Crisis Pregnancy Counselling skills for professionals

Friday 27th April 2018, 10am – 4.30pm John Hume Building, Maynooth University

Masterclass 2: Termination: Dealing with Complex Issues

Friday 11th May 2018, 10am – 4.30pm John Hume Building, Maynooth University

Masterclass 3: Understanding Fatal Fetal Abnormality as a Crisis Pregnancy

Friday 15th June 2018, 10am – 4.30pm John Hume Building, Maynooth University

Masterclass 4: Law and Crisis Pregnancy Counselling

Friday 22nd June 2018, 10am – 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 – non-refundable (including a light lunch).

Facilitator Anne McCarthy, Department of Adult and Community Education, Maynooth University

Further information on these Masterclasses, a brochure and an application form are available here or contact Breda Gibney at Department of Adult and Community Education, Tel 01 7083752 or Email: breda.gibney@mu.ie      

Early booking is advisable as places are limited.