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 October to December 2018 in Maynooth University. Places still available in all Masterclasses.

 

Masterclass 1:  Crisis Pregnancy Counselling skills for professionals

Friday 12th October 2018 10.00am – 4.30pm, John Hume Building, Maynooth University

 

Masterclass 2: Understanding Fatal Fetal Abnormality as a Crisis Pregnancy

Friday 19th October 2018 10.00am – 4.30pm, John Hume Building, Maynooth University

 

Masterclass 3: Termination: Dealing with Complex Issues

Friday 16th November 2018 10.00am – 4.30pm, John Hume Building, Maynooth University

 

Masterclass 4: Law and Crisis Pregnancy Counselling

Friday 30th November 2018 10.00am – 4.30pm, John Hume Building, Maynooth University

Masterclass 5:  Supporting Immigrant and ethnic minority  women in Ireland facing an unplanned pregnancy

Friday 7th December 2018 10.00am – 4.30pm, John Hume Building, Maynooth University

 

Masterclass 6:  Understanding  Pregnancy loss: the emotional models of support

Friday 14th December 2018 10.00am – 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

 

A brochure, further information on these Masterclasses and a copy of the application form are available at  https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/adult-and-community-education/events/series-masterclasses-supporting-unplanned-pregnancy-autumn-2018  or contact Breda Gibney at Department of Adult and Community Education, Tel  01 7083752 or Email: crisispregnancymasterclasses@mu.ie