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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






Boundary Setting & Protective Behaviours

SECCA. This workshop introduces a social circle concept as an educational strategy that will assist anyone who wants to understand these skills more themselves or for people who work with people building and understanding their own skills. This strategy can be developed to give people with disabilities an understanding of personal boundaries.

September 3

City West Lotteries House, West Perth.


Hepatitis C in Drug and Alcohol Settings.

ASHM. This course aims to provide addiction physicians, general practitioners, nurse practitioners, and other practitioners working in Drug and Alcohol settings with the skills and knowledge to diagnose HCV, manage comorbidities and treat HCV.

September 7 and 14



Sexual and Reproductive Health Update: Lessons Learned from COVID-19.

ASHM and RACGP. This workshop will update General Practitioners on changes in sexual and reproductive health provision and services during the pandemic. Expert speakers will raise awareness around STI testing and treatment, contraception and abortion in a COVID-19 context, and the vital ongoing role GPs play in delivering this care.

September 8



Research Skills Seminar: Conducting Systematic Reviews.

This seminar provides an overview of several types of systematic reviews, along with simple strategies to focus a review and support review methodology. 

Video conference site options: Fiona Stanley Hospital, Joondalup Health Campus, Lion's Eye Institute (QEII - LEI Staff only), Royal Perth Hospital.

September 11

Live Seminar venue at Perth Children's Hospital, Nedlands, or video-conference at 4 sites


HIV and Shared Care for Chronic Disease Management

Shine SA. This webinar will be delivered over 2 sessions, and will provide practitioners with an overview of the chronic disease needs of people living with HIV and aims to increase the capacity of the primary care workforce to engage in HIV management.

September 15 and 22



Aboriginal Cultural Awareness and Understanding Workshop

Auspire - Australia Day Council of WA. This webinar will assist participants with information and understanding that can improve communities and workplaces for both aboriginal and non-aboriginal people. Basic aboriginal cultural awareness and understanding can facilitate real and lasting change through changed attitudes and behaviours at both a professional and personal level.

September 15




Outcomes Measurement Workshop: Know Your Social Impact

Centre for Social Impact UWA. This 2 day workshop will provide you with a background to the relevance and importance of outcomes measurement, teach you how to measure and assess your organisation’s impact and develop your understanding of the difference you’re making and how to report it.

Choose either fully online: September 15 - 16 or face-to-face: October 29 - 30

Online or Nedlands


Sex, Drugs & Rock 'n' Roll: Coming of Age in the COVID-19 Era

Royal Perth Hospital Medical Research Foundation. In this seminar, three speakers from Royal Perth Hospital will discuss contemporary topics around drug use and availability, sexually transmitted infections, sexual disinhibition with drugs and more.

September 16

Perth City


Nuts and Bolts of Sexual Health

Sexual Health Quarters. This 3-day course develops the core knowledge, attitudes and skills required to provide information and support for young people around respectful relationships and sexual health issues.

September 22 - 24

Sexual Health Quarters, Northbridge


Questions from the Field Flyer and Registration Template

The Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Program is coordinating a series of videoconferences designed to provide current information and updates related to the infectious syphilis outbreak in regions of WA. This session will provide a chance for participants to ask a panel of experts questions relating to the syphilis whether it be related to the outbreak, prevention or management.

September 16



Hepatitis C in Primary Care

ASHM. Primary care providers can play a critical role in the elimination of hepatitis C in Australia by 2030. This webinar will provide an overview of the management of HCV in primary care settings, including case finding, testing, patient assessment and treatment.

September 17



Nuts and Bolts of Sexual Health

Sexual Health Quarters. Nuts and Bolts training develops the core knowledge, attitudes and skills required to provide information and support for young people around respectful relationships and sexual health issues.

September 22 - 24



Supporting Puberty and Adolescence.

SECCA. Young people with disabilities may require specialised teaching strategies when learning about puberty, sexuality and relationships. This workshop provides practical information for parents, teachers and workers to help support young people to understand the changes experienced at puberty and to manage this life stage with confidence.


October 1

City West Lotteries House, West Perth




Facilitated by the 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.