Whether you’re a volunteer at a pregnancy center, a counselor, or simply a family member or friend who knows a pregnant woman in crisis, Pregnancy Crisis Intervention examines what a pregnancy crisis is and will help you know with confidence what to do and say when it matters most. After reading this book, you will understand:
The challenges involved in a pregnancy-related crisis
How to guide someone’s thinking with emotional awareness and accurate information
The principle of informed consent and the legal and medical justification for talking about abortion with honesty
The phrases of crisis intervention from assessment to resolution
The skills and compassion needed to help both the women and her baby
It also includes firsthand stories, further insights, and additional perspectives from women in crisis and leaders within the field of pregnancy crisis intervention.