Our program is well-received by staff and administrators, and 95% of participants are “very satisfied” with our training.

Flexible Partnership Model

We offer on-site and virtual trainings and ongoing technical assistance to ensure a long-lasting partnership that supports quality, comprehensive care.

Customized Trainings For

clinicians, health administrators, counselors, case workers, social workers, educators and advocates, frontline staff, and others who with with people vulnerable to mistreatment and misinformation.

Critical Systems Focus

We specialize in helping providers within five of the most critical systems of care for people of reproductive age: domestic and sexual violence, HIV, substance use treatment, primary care, and family planning. We’ve also trained youth and community organizations, behavioral health groups, ministry and clergy, National Guard units, and more.

Our Trainings

Our trainings help you and your staff counsel clients and patients with unintended pregnancy and refer them to high quality reproductive healthcare options.

Why Refer: Examining Personal & Professional Norms

  • Learn a simple model for effective referral-making
  • Recognize the emotional importance of honoring clients’/patients’ right to make their own decisions
  • Recognize your professional responsibility to honor clients’/patients’ decisions and privacy
  • Recognize how your own feelings and attitudes might conflict with providing care
  • Identify referral behaviors that respect clients’/patients’ confidentiality and right to make their own decisions
  • Increase your sense of comfort and professional pride about referring even when you feel personally ambivalent

How to Refer: Barriers People Face & How to Make a Thorough Referral

  • Define referrals as part of service provision
  • Understand general barriers in accessing pregnancy options and abortion in particular
  • Describe the consequences of delays in access to client/patient health
  • Describe and demonstrate best practices for thorough referrals
  • Increase knowledge about, and opposition to, centers that misinform or manipulate people experiencing unintended pregnancy
  • Understand how implicit bias and past experience can create a sense of discomfort with providers and affect referral making

What: Special Topics in Reproductive Health Referral-Making

  • Place abortion in the context of necessary reproductive health care
  • Explain basic information and address common myths about abortion
  • Reflect on your beliefs so as to recognize your own biases; recognize the diverse perspectives of different individuals within a participant group, and enhance empathy/appreciate the difficulty of assigning an abstract moral hierarchy to people’s situations

Pregnancy Options Counseling: Preparing to Be a Reflective Resource

  • Be introduced to pregnancy options counseling techniques, including validating, seeking understand, and referring
  • Review the options for clients/patients with an unintended pregnancy

Tools for Combatting Stigma: Ensuring That Sites Have What They Need

  • Identify specific tools for combatting stigma in the workplace
  • Identify ways that your workplace can become a more supportive and respectful environment for all staff and clients
  • Place abortion in the context of necessary reproductive health care

Feedback from Training Participants & Partners:

Would your organization benefit from a Provide training?

Take the quiz and find out!

Do you serve female clients or patients?
Does your organization offer information, resources, and/or referrals for health and social services?
Are you interested in professional development for your staff or colleagues?
Are you interested in capacity building support to assist your organization in addressing unintended pregnancy and referrals for abortion care?
Does your organization provide care in any of the following areas - HIV, Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault, Primary Care, Family Planning, or Substance Abuse?
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