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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: Promoting Sexual and Reproductive Health for CaLD Youth Health Consumers Council WA has partnered with the Multicultural Youth Advisory Network of Western Australia to deliver this online panel discussion on the unique challenges faced by youth from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in Western Australia. 

April, 30





Using Social Media in Research

Child and Adolescent Health Service, WA Department of Health. This seminar provides attendees with practical strategies and tools to connect with other researchers, build professional networks, and effectively translate research to a wider audience.

April, 30

Option to attend a live Seminar at Perth Children's Hospital and other locations around WA, hosted video-conference site at Fiona Stanley Hospital and Royal Perth Hospital, or online via Scopia app.


Science Communication Miniseries: Visual communication Kind Scientists, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. Participants will learn and develop oral, written, and visual skills to communicate your research and science. This workshop will have a focus on visual mediums including posters, infographics and diagrams. 

May, 4

Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Nedlands


Relationships Education. 

Sexuality Education Counselling and Consultancy Agency (SECCA). This workshop supports educators with practical suggestions they can use outside of the workshop and in their role to feel supported, equipped and confident as relationship educators, and details where they can find more assistance if needed. Sexuality and relationships education best practice guidelines are introduced as well as comprehensive and age appropriate content. 

May, 6

City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi St, West Perth WA 6005, Australia


Introduction to Cost-Benefit Analysis for Evaluators

Australian Evaluation Society. This workshop has been designed specifically for evaluators and assumes no prior knowledge of cost benefit analysis (CBA) nor economics. It provides evaluators with an understanding of CBA, explain how CBA can/ should be used in evaluation, and provide practical guidance for undertaking and interpreting a CBA. 

May, 4 and 11



Survey Design and Techniques

Child and Adolescent Health Service, WA Department of Health. This seminar provides practical help for planning and conducting surveys. It includes good survey design, approval pathways, sampling and administration methods, writing high quality questionnaires & data collection instruments, maximising response rates and reducing data errors.

May, 14 Option to attend a live Seminar at Perth Children's Hospital and other locations around WA, hosted video-conference site at Fiona Stanley Hospital and Royal Perth Hospital, or online via Scopia app. 


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.

May, 17 - 21


Fraser Suites, 10 Adelaide Terrace, East Perth WA 6004


Needle and Syringe Program Coordinator Training

WA Sexual Health and Blood-Borne Virus Program. Expressions of interest have opened for the annual Needle and Syringe Program Coordinator training. This course will cover models of drug use, harm reduction and harm minimisation strategies and stages of change. Click here for the EOI and application form. 

May, 18 - 19

189 Royal St, East Perth WA 6004


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 youth including Aboriginal health workers and other mental health workers, drug and alcohol workers, health promotion officers, nurses and teachers.

May 19 - 21

70 Roe Street, Northbridge WA 6003


Introduction to Evaluation: Applied Tools, Techniques and Templates

Australian Evaluation Society. This workshop will help participants to build their evaluation practice through applied learning. Participants will be able to test selected evaluation techniques. A set of templates will be provided for participants’ future use during evaluation projects.

May, 21 & 28



Treating Hepatitis C in General Practice Forum

Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine. This one-day forum brings together General Practitioners from around Australia to discuss their experiences, strategies for success and innovative models of care for the treatment of people living with Hepatitis C in a range of primary care and priority settings.

May, 29



Viral Hepatitis Nurse-led Models of Care Forum

Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine. This virtual forum is an opportunity for nurses who are caring for people with viral hepatitis to come together and share knowledge about initiating and maintaining innovative nurse-led models of care in the community.

May 29





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.