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E-News Issue 26, 2020| January 14, 2020 |
NEWS & RESOURCES
National Condom Day 2020. National Condom Day is approaching fast! Taking place on February 14th, National Condom Day is the ideal day to promote healthy relationships and safe, consensual sex. Checkout the website and see what's happening near you, and hashtag #CondomDay2020 to join the conversation online.
The Relationships, Sexuality and Education Project (RSE Project) website launch. The RSE Project recently launched their new website at the end of 2019. The RSE Project provides support for West Australian schools to deliver comprehensive and evidence-based relationships and sexuality education. View their website and see what the RSE project can do for you.
Gender and Sexuality at Work Conference. This multidisciplinary research and engagement conference will bring together experts from academia and Australian workplaces to participate in a debate about gender and sexuality at work. Feb 18, Melbourne.
STI and BBV Quarterly Forum. This forum will provide updates and presentations in the areas of sexual health, sexually transmitted infections and blood-borne viruses, along with professional development and networking opportunities. March 4, East Perth.
Preventive Health Conference. This year, the annual conference is themed 'CAN DO PREVENTION: effective action in a volatile world. This draws on current developments in preventive health in Australia and beyond, while reflecting on the challenges of the Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguous (VUCA) nature of the world we live in. May 13-15. Perth.
LGBTIQ Women's Health Conference 2020. The annual conference aims to focus on the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ women, and will focus on the theme of 'Healthy Communities, Healthy Cities'. Abstracts close January 27. June 4-5, Sydney.
TRAINING & SEMINARS
Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation Workshop. Australian Evaluation Society. This 1 day workshop is designed to de-mystify the evaluation process, by introducing participants to basic concepts related to evaluating projects and programs. Participants will develop skills in monitoring and evaluation planning, by exploring topics such as ethics in evaluation and interpretation and presentation of findings. January 29, Perth.
Building Trust and Sharing Power for Co-Creation in Aboriginal Health Research. Hear from The Study of Environment on Aboriginal Resilience and Child Health (SEARCH), who have developed an approach to Aboriginal health that employees a co-creation partnership approach across Aboriginal community, policy, research and clinical sectors. This model has resulted in positive outcomes for partner Aboriginal communities, and will be discussed via webinar. January 31, Online
Contraceptive Implant Training for Doctors. Sexual Health Quarters. This workshop will cover issues to discuss during counselling about contraceptive use. Topics include benefits, risks and contraindications to use, insertion and removal techniques, and practice of insertion and removal with simulation arms. February 5, Northbridge.
Research Fundamentals Workshop. Develop your skills in research, with this seminar focusing on turning ideas into a clear research question, and putting together a high quality research protocol. Can be attended in-person or online. February 14, Perth.
IUD Training for Doctors and Nurses. Sexual Health Quarters. This workshop will cover current information about available IUDs and managing problems, with the opportunity to practice insertion on pelvic models. Participants must be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a medical practitioner or nurse.February 27, Perth.
Health Promotion Short Course: Planning and Evaluation using a Systems Lens. Curtin University. Presented by highly qualified industry professionals, this four day short course will enable participants to build skills in effective planning and evaluation in public health by using a systems lens approach. This course qualifies for the professional development needed to continue registration as a Health Promotion Practitioner. March 2-6, Bentley.
GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS
Health Promotion Exploratory Research Grant - 2020 Targeted Round Aboriginal Health. Each year Healthway undertakes one research round to focus on a particular health issue or priority group, where there is a demonstrated need to develop the evidence base to better inform health promotion policy and practice. This round focuses on Aboriginal health, expressions of interest close 5pm, January 31.