Pregnancy and Abortion Counselling is written for professionals who give information and support to women deciding whether to terminate or continue with their pregnancy. The authors provide a comprehensive review of the social, moral and legal issues surrounding contraception and abortion and offer clear guidelines for establishing good practice.
Illustrated throughout with case examples the book includes detailed information on
* current legislation
* methods of abortion
* stages of foetal development
* screening for foetal abnormality
* client confidentiality and consent
* ethical considerations
This book is relevant to many health professionals, including doctors, health visitors, midwives and nurses as well as those involved in community work and counselling.
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Pregnancy and Abortion Counselling is written for professionals who give counselling, information and support to women deciding whether to terminate or continue with their pregnancy. The book also offers practical advice for professionals who give post-abortion counselling and generic counsellors who see individuals at a later date when difficulties about the abortion may surface. Guidance is given on how to approach special situations, such as a client who is depressed, HIV positive or pregnant following abuse. Taking into account the particular pressures of working in this field, Pregnancy and Abortion Counselling is relevant to a wide readership of health professionals, including doctors, midwives, nurses, health visitors and all those involved in community work and counselling.About the Author:
Joanna Brien is Senior Counsellor, London Brook Advisory Centres.
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