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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






Diversity Dialogues: Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Migrant Communities

Health Consumers Council WA and the CoPAHM. The second seminar of the Diversity Dialogues series will feature a panel discussion centred on the challenges around diagnosis and treatment of STIs and BBVs in culturally and linguistically diverse (particularly migrant) populations.

July 29



Hepatitis B and C: Next steps in social research

UNSW Centre for Social Research in Health. This webinar will present the new report focused on hepatitis B and hepatitis C in Australia, and provides an overview of the contribution to strategic responses in Australia by the UNSW Centre for Social Research in Health (CSRH). This year’s report highlights CSRH’s contribution to four key issues:

1. The need for more research on hepatitis B and in particular to better understand the social and cultural knowledges and settings of affected communities

2. The continued need for relevant models of care in relation to hepatitis C treatment

3. The ongoing impact of stigma on communities affected by hepatitis B and hepatitis C

4. The impact of COVID-19 on prevention, treatment and living with hepatitis B and hepatitis C.

July 30



Advocacy Short Course

Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA. The course is designed for practitioners, researchers and policy actors who do not have an existing specialism in the advocacy field but may have a responsibility or interest in the integration of advocacy into planning, projects and policy. This skills based and interactive course will enable participants to gain a comprehensive understanding of advocacy concepts, frameworks and core skills, how advocacy can value add and a systematic process of planning advocacy.

August 2 - 6

Fraser Suites, 10 Adelaide Terrace, East Perth WA


Boundary Setting and Protective Behaviours #2

SECCA. This workshop introduces the two fundamental messages of Protective Behaviours and strategies to support teaching them, including the Social Circle Concept (SCC). This Workshop is for parents, carers, students, teachers and health professionals. 

August 5

City West Lotteries House
2 Delhi St, West Perth


Planning, Implementing and Evaluating Health Promotion Interventions

Curtin University. This flexible online course aims to provide you with the skills needed to plan, implement and evaluate a health promotion program. You will be introduced to relevant health behaviour theories and health promotion frameworks as well as approaches to evaluation. 

16 August - 21 November





Centre for Social Impact. #Impact2020 was a series of educational webinars. You can now upskill yourself and view all 35 webinars, hearing from innovative researchers, educators and leaders as they discuss social impact. 




STI's in WA Primary Care

Delivered by Sexual Health Quarters, this course is intended to provide primary health care professionals with comprehensive education about discussing STIs with patients, and testing for and managing STIs. It includes public health responsibilities and legal issues, and recommends useful online resources for ongoing use. Participants will have one month from the date of enrolment in which to complete units. 




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.




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.




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.




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.




ASHM Learning Modules

ASHM offers a free range of online learning modules. These modules are evidence based, peer reviewed and tailored to meet the needs of healthcare professionals working with people living with or at risk of HIV, viral hepatitis and other blood-borne viruses/sexually transmitted infections.