The diploma course is held over 2 weekends, 6 weeks apart, with blended learning between. A total of 50 hours with a diploma qualification within fertility counselling that meets the HFEA regulation guidelines. The course will be running again in Birmingham 23th & 24th Feb - 6th & 7th April 2019 and Manchester 21st & 22nd September – 2nd & 3rd November 2019. The costs of the course to NFS members is £750 and is only available to NFS members. Professional membership to NFS is currently £60 per year. To qualify you need to be a registered member of BACP, NCS, UKCP, BPS or another counselling regulating body, with a minimum counselling qualification of level 4. The Courses are recognised by the NCS.

There is a non-refundable deposit of £100, then instalments to be paid before the course starts.

The 2 weekends of face to face training will cover 28 hours including lectures, experiential exercises and triad work.

• The 2005 law

• HFEA guidelines

• Legal Parenthood

• Welfare of Child

• Treatment guidelines

• Implications Recipient

• Implications Donor

• Surrogacy law

• Implications of surrogacy

Blended learning to be completed between the 2 weekends.

If interested please email joanne.carwardine@nationalfertilitysociety.co.uk

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