Communication and Counselling Skills
Duration: from two hours – full day| Delivery: in person or online | Number of participants: up to 20 per session | Price: from £400 | Recommended for: all healthcare professionals working in abortion care
Delivered as one workshop or a series of workshops, these sessions are geared towards all healthcare providers who work in abortion care.
This workshop equips participants with the knowledge, skills and confidence to provide respectful abortion care and use non-stigmatising, inclusive language, as well as helping staff develop basic counselling skills in order to better support patients.
It also gives staff the opportunity to discuss the rewards and challenges of their work and to work together to improve their experience of providing abortion care.
Why Choose this Workshop?
To improve communication skills in abortion consultations.
To understand the role of counselling in abortion consultations.
To be able to explore patients’ feelings about their pregnancy.
To be able to support patients with decision-making around their pregnancy.
To support patients to manage feelings around guilt, shame and sadness.
To provide respectful care and counteract abortion stigma.
To consider the reasons people have abortions.
To improve knowledge on UK abortion provision.
To challenge abortion myths and stigma.
To give staff a space to reflect on their own values and resolve values conflicts.
To give staff the opportunity to reflect on the rewards and challenges of their work.
To give staff the opportunity to work together to improve their experience of providing abortion care.
To improve patient care.
To foster staff morale and commitment to abortion care.
2 hour Workshop
Half Day Workshop
Full Day Workshop
* With additional travel expenses if arranging a face-to-face workshop.