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Counseling for Contemporary Family-Building

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Explore the considerations for third-party reproduction, special populations, and genetics in reproductive medicine.

Counseling for Contemporary Family-Building is a program to orient new mental health professionals and update seasoned mental health service providers to counseling considerations surrounding third-party reproduction, special populations, and genetics in reproductive medicine as those considerations relate to contemporary family-building options.

Eleven online lessons provide:
  • Practical applications through interactive learning activities and case scenarios
  • Downloadable resources to support effective decision-making and client care
  • The opportunity to hear from experts in the field on a variety of counseling considerations
  • A standard, updated curriculum applicable to all mental health professionals involved with infertility care
Counseling for Contemporary Family-Building features micro-modules, short engaging didactics by content experts, interactive elements, vivid and descriptive videos, immediate reinforcement of learning, and case scenarios for practical application.


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Course Information


Part 3 of the Mental Health Professional Training Modules addresses counseling related to contemporary family building considerations including but not limited to third-party reproduction, diverse populations, and genetics in reproductive medicine. Successful completion of both Part 1, MHPTM: Basic Infertility and Part 2, MHPTM: Treatment Interventions is a prerequisite to this course.


ASRM Member:    $200.00               Nonmember:  $300.00

$50 discount available for the first 50 participants to complete the training and submit the user experience survey


The American Society for Reproductive Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.   Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


The American Society for Reproductive Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


7.0 hours


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*Completion of the MHPG Training Modules or any of their components does not provide credentials or certification to practice as a mental health professional in the assisted reproductive technology setting.
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