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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






Sexual Health in Primary Care ASHM. This two-part online workshop will provide the latest information on HIV and STI testing, diagnoses, basic management, PrEP and PEP.

Part 1

24 February 2021, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Part 2

03 March 2021, 7:00pm - 8:30pm



Outcomes Measurement. The Centre for Social Impact UWA. This 2-day workshop provides participants with the skills to measure and assess an organisation’s impact and how to report this impact. 

February 24 & 25.



Cross cultural communication: lessons from living in a multicultural family. 

Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health. The different communication styles and diverse health beliefs in my multicultural family create comedic miscommunication. In this webinar, I’ll use my experiences and the cultural competence research to give you strategies to identify and negotiate these issues.

March 16

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM AWST




The Birds and the BBVs

Aboriginal Health Council of WA. The Birds and the BBVs is a one or two day training course which aims to bring together Aboriginal Health Workers and others who work with Aboriginal people to increase their knowledge, skills, motivation and confidence to yarn with clients and community about why testing for STIs, HIV and BBVs is important and identify ways to normalise testing within a routine health check.

March 18 & 19

8:45 AM - 4:00 PM AWST

Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia
450 Beaufort Street, Highgate, WA


STI and BBV Nursing: Management and Care ASHM. Nurses and midwives play a crucial role in the prevention and management of blood borne viruses (BBVs) and sexually transmissible infections (STIs). Through case studies, presentations, group discussion and online learning modules, the course will explore the nurse's role in STI and BBV prevention, care and management. 

Week 1

Online Training Course 1: 16 March 2021 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Online Training Course 2: 17 March 2021 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Week 2

Online Training Course 3: 23 March 2021 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Online Training Course 4: 24 March 2021 6:30pm - 8:30pm



Planning, Implementing and Evaluating Health Promotion Interventions.

The Collaboration for Evidence, Research and Impact in Public Health. 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. There are 9 flexible learning modules to be completed in 12 weeks. Participants should expect to spend approximately 3-5 hours per week on each module.



22 March - 19 June 2021



Interpreters and Translations

Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health. In this webinar you will be presented with tips on how to improve your communications with people who have limited English language skills.

Tue, April 20, 2021

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM AWST




Sexual Health Quarters. STARS is a two day introductory course to help build knowledge and confidence to Start Talking About Relationships and Sexual health with young Aboriginal people. The course is designed for Aboriginal community members and others working with young Aboriginal people such as health workers, health promotion officers, SEWB workers, youth workers, juvenile justice workers, education workers, AOD workers, family support workers, liaison officers, night patrol staff, and many more.

21st - 22nd Apr 

Sexual Health Quarters, 70 Roe Street, Northbridge,  WA 6003


Nuts and Bolts of Sexual Health

Sexual Health Quarters. This training develops the core knowledge, attitudes and skills required to provide information and support for young people around respectful relationships and sexual health issues. It is suitable for a wide range of people working with young people including Aboriginal health workers and other mental health workers, drug and alcohol workers, health promotion officers, nurses and teachers. 

19th - 21st May 

Sexual Health Quarters, 70 Roe Street, Northbridge,  WA 6003


Mooditj Leader Training

Sexual Health Quarters. Mooditj Leader Training is a four-day, hands on course to build the skills and confidence to run Mooditj groups for young people. Aboriginal Educators take a lead role in delivering this culturally safe and fun course.

1st - 4th Jun

Sexual Health Quarters, 70 Roe Street, Northbridge,  WA 6003




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.