Precongress Course 8
Special Interest Group Psychology and Counselling
Mariana Martins (Portugal)
This course aims to provide the latest evidence on the male perspective on reprodutive health in general and MAR treatments in particular and on effective interventions aimed at engaging men as an ative decision-maker in fertility care.
Clinicians, mental health professionals, counsellors, reproductive health researchers, ethicists.
Educational needs and expected outcomes
The course should provide you with:
(a) an insight to why men have been secondary to fertility care
(b) an in-depth understanding of the specificities of the male perspective and narrative towards reproductive health and fertility care
(c) an update on evidence based interventions to engage men in fertility care
(d) practical tools and techniques to address male concerns and to engage men in clinical settings