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Workshops, training and events

This section provides links to current workshops, training and events that may be useful for people and organisations working to prevent and manage sexual health and blood-borne viruses in WA.

The WA Department of Health also provides a sexual health and blood-borne virus training and events calendar. See the SHBBV training calendar

Upcoming workshops, training and event calendar

Name

Details

Date

Location

Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation Workshop

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 finding

29 January 2020

Perth CBD

Contraceptive Implant Training for Doctors The workshop will cover issues to discuss during counselling about contraceptive implant use. Topics include benefits, risks and contraindications to use of contraceptive implants, insertion and removal techniques, and practice of insertions and removals with simulation arms. 5 February 2020 Sexual Health Quarters, 70 Roe St Northbridge, Western Australia, 6003 
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. This training is delivered as part of the Research Skills Seminar Series 2020 by the Government of Western Australia Child and Adolescent Service, and can be attended in-person or online. 14 February 2020 Various locations and online

Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health (Nursing) - Module 2: Cervical Screening for Nurses

 

 

Nurses will become competent to provide cervical screening and preventative health checks to eligible women on behalf of a supporting doctor. Topics include cervical screening, breast health, pelvic floor and continence, common gynaecological problems, taking a well women’s history and menopause. This module meets the National Standards for Cervical Screening Providers.

17 - 20 February 2020

 

 

Sexual Health Quarters,
70 Roe St Northbridge, Western Australia,  6003 

IUD Theory Workshop

The workshop will cover current information about available IUDs and  managing problems, with the opportunity to practice insertion in pelvic models. Prerequisite to IUD supervised clinical attachment. 27 February 2020 Sexual Health Quarters,
70 Roe St Northbridge, Western Australia 6003 

Health Promotion 4 day short course: Planning and Evaluation using a Systems Lens

Effective planning and evaluation gives programs and interventions the best opportunity to be successful.  Using a systems thinking lens, the short course will explore models, frameworks and theory to plan for priorities for public health action, to better understand the complexities of health behaviour, and to inform program design.  2 - 6 March 2020 Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley, Western Australia, 6102

Nuts and Bolts of Sexual Health

This course has been designed for youth workers and others in the youth sector. Nuts and Bolts develops the core knowledge, attitudes and skills required to provide information and support for young people around respectful relationships and sexual health issues. This course is made up of one core day and two full day electives.  10 – 12 March 2020 Sexual Health Quarters Northbridge, 70 Roe St Northbridge, Western Australia 6003 Australia
SHQ LGBTI+ training SHQ are excited to announce they are now offering training to organisations wanting to ensure an inclusive workplace! This new training aims to increase people's knowledge of LGBTI+ diversity, and increase their confidence to work inclusively with LGBTI+ clients and colleagues.  Ongoing Sexual Health Quarters,
70 Roe St Northbridge, Western Australia, 6003

Presenting at conferences

This video resource was developed by SiREN and will to support you to prepare a memorable conference presentation. It will step you through how to shape your presentation, how to prepare for questions from your audience and provide you with three key elements of effective presentations.

Ongoing

Online

SHBBV Program Planning, Implementation and Evaluation Toolkit and Videos

This video series was developed by SiREN and steps you through how to plan, implement and evaluate your SHBBV project. The steps described in the video series are described in the SiREN SHBBV Program Planning Toolkit.

Ongoing

Online

Your Cultural Lens

Interactive online cross cultural training package for health service providers. It takes less than 40 minutes to complete and modules can be paused and recommenced at any time.

Ongoing 

Online

STI e-learning

This free online learning program aims to increase knowledge and skills in managing sexually transmitted infections through the education of medical practitioners, nurses and other professionals in Western Australia.  

There is an additional module for nurses and Aboriginal Health Practitioners to provide treatment for STIs in accordance with the operational policies of the Department of Health Western Australia.

Ongoing 

Online

Hepatitis Education Project

A free online learning program funded by the Department of Health Western Australia with the primary aim of increasing the delivery of a safe Hepatitis B and C treatment program to patients through the education of medical practitioners, nurses and other health professionals in Western Australia.

 Ongoing

Online

Hepatitis NSW e-learning modules

These online learning modules provide a simple introduction to hepatitis B and hepatitis C for anyone working with people affected by or at risk of these viruses. They take just 15-20 minutes in total to complete, and each module ends with a short quiz to check your knowledge.

 Ongoing

Online