Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: Welcome to the Pregnancy Options Workshop

    • Welcome!
    • Pre-Course Assessment
    • Facilitator Introduction: Parker
    • An Overview of All-Options
    • Course Overview
    • Facilitator Introduction: Poonam
    • A Note About Language
    • The All-Options Approach
    • Your Next Steps
  • 2

    Module 2: Values Clarification

    • Values Clarification Intro
    • Our Values in This Context
    • Liberation - by Innovating Education
    • Values Clarification Passage: Decision Assessment and Counseling in Abortion Care
    • How Do Our Values Surface in Options Counseling?
    • "Look, Spaghetti Arms!"
    • Hold the Frame
    • Unbiased Information on and Referral for All Pregnancy Options Are Essential to Informed Consent in Reproductive Health Care
    • Framing Our Values Clarification Survey
    • Values Clarification Survey
    • Discussion
    • Reflection
    • Guided Journaling
    • Challenge
    • Strategies for Navigating Bias
    • What's Next?
  • 3

    Module 3: Pregnancy Experiences in Context

    • Pregnancy Experiences in Context Intro
    • Pregnancy In Context
    • Reflection
    • Factors that Influence Pregnancy & Parenting Decisions
    • The History of Reproductive Justice - In Our Own Voices
    • What is Reproductive Justice?
    • Why and How I Am Choosing to Be a Mother
    • What's Next?
  • 4

    Module 4: Unplanned Pregnancy and Parenting

    • Unplanned Pregnancy and Parenting Intro
    • Unintended Pregnancy
    • Should Preventing Unintended Pregnancy Be Family Planning’s Holy Grail?
    • An RJ Lens for Pregnancy Intention
    • Reflection
    • For Nonbinary Parents, Giving Birth is Especially Fraught
    • Gender-Inclusive Pregnancy Care
    • Language Practice!
    • Six Federal Policies that Fall Short of Protecting Working Families
    • Parenting
    • Lack of Parenting Supports and Takeaways
    • Quiz on Pregnancy and Parenting
    • What's Next?
  • 5

    Module 5: Abortion

    • Abortion Intro
    • Learning Check-In: Where Are You?
    • Abortion Overview
    • Lifelong Consequences: What Happens to People Who Can’t Get an Abortion
    • Abortion Barriers and Restrictions
    • Abortion by State
    • Abortion Continued
    • Restrictions on Later Abortions Hurt People of Color the Most
    • Reflection
    • Abortion Quiz
    • What's Next?
  • 6

    Module 6: Adoption

    • Adoption Intro
    • Rewriting the Fairy Tale Adoption Narrative
    • Guest Speaker Introduction: Susan Dusza Guerra Leksander
    • Susan's presentation
    • Reflection
    • Ethics Over Economics: Building a Better Adoption System Amid Baby ‘Shortages’
    • Adoption Takeaways
    • Quiz on Adoption
    • What's Next?
  • 7

    Module 7: Language Approach and Tools

    • Language Approach & Tools Intro
    • Reminder of the All-Options Approach
    • The Patient Has The Answer from Innovating Education
    • The Approach from Innovating Education
    • Counseling for Pregnancy Ambivalence from Innovating Education
    • Reflection
    • Curiosity: Using Open-Ended Questions
    • Reflection
    • Some of Our Favorite Phrases
    • Reflection
    • Journaling
    • What's Next?
  • 8

    Module 8: Practicing Skills

    • Practicing Skills Intro
    • Unpacking an All-Options Role Play
    • Listen: All-Options Role Play
    • Getting Comfortable with Crying
    • Analyzing Counselor Responses
    • When You Have Limited Time
    • Revisiting Our Favorite Phrases
    • What's Next?
  • 9

    Module 9: Referrals

    • Referrals Intro
    • How and When to Make a Referral
    • Reflection
    • What We're Up Against
    • The Fake Abortion Clinics of America
    • Inside a Pregnancy Center That’s Revolutionizing Reproductive Care
    • What Crisis Pregnancy Centers Really Do
    • Constraints and Criteria for Referrals
    • Reflection
    • What's Next?
  • 10

    Module 10: Closing

    • Closing Information
    • Almost There!
    • Reference List
    • Course Evaluation
    • THANK YOU!!

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Our self-guided Pregnancy Options Workshop comes with an accompanying PDF workbook that includes important course information, links to All-Options handouts and additional resources, and space to complete course activities.
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Please register at regular price ($250) if the organization you are affiliated with has a budget higher than $500,000. If your organization has a budget of $500,000 or less, or if you are an individual unaffiliated with an organization, you are welcome to register for $150. If you are registering as a group with 13 or more individuals, or if you are in need of a scholarship, contact Karlie Thomas, National Trainings Coordinator, at