Serving Unique Families Seminar
2017-2018 Dates Below!
The Serving Unique Families Seminar is the first phase to implementing the Unique Families Program. The Unique Families Program utilizes an established and tested curriculum to train hospital professionals in providing neutral, compassionate care to those facing unplanned pregnancy. The training is designed to increase hospital staff awareness of their own personal perceptions and biases regarding unique families and their complex situations, so they are able to serve patients in an objective, non-biased manner. It is also designed to improve hospital staff sensitivity, understanding, and skills necessary to handle the intricate emotional and logistical needs of unique families throughout pregnancy, delivery, and post-delivery.
The instructors provide participants content-rich material that is presented in an interactive, engaging format. Taught through the lens of adoption and surrogacy, participants will understand the ambiguous loss felt by all parties involved in adoption placements, as well as how surrogacy arrangements are very similar in logistics and emotional dynamics. Adoption and surrogacy become the template to better understand multiple “unique family” populations.
Topics include: The Unique Family, The History of Adoption, Current Adoption Language,
Overlap into Surrogate Care, Personal Bias and Media Impact and a Legal Overview.
Following the training, hospital professionals feel confident, educated, and empowered to serve their patients while being sensitive to the logistical and emotional complexity of unplanned pregnancy.
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