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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

Drug trends in WA: Findings from the 2018 IDRS and EDRS seminar

This seminar discusses the findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System and Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System in 2018. 

29th February, 2019

Perth

Mooditj Leader Training

 

SHQ Mooditj Leader Training builds on your current knowledge, skills and confidence so you can run the Mooditj program for groups of Aboriginal young people in your community. Mooditj is a fun, interactive education program for Aboriginal young people aged 10-14 years. It helps build strong young Aboriginal people who can make positive and informed choices about their relationships and sexual health.

5-8th March, 2019

Perth

STI and BBV quarterly forum

The forum is facilitated by the Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Program and is designed to provide STI and BBV updates, professional development and networking opportunities.

06th March, 2019

Perth

Boundary setting & protective behaviours workshop

This workshop introduces a social circle concept – 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. It will demonstrate how this strategy can be developed to give people with disabilities an understanding of personal boundaries.

07th March, 2019

Perth

Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation workshop

The Australian Evaluation Society are running this one-day workshop which introduces participants to basic concepts related to evaluating projects and programs. The workshop is designed to de-mystify the evaluation process exploring such topics as: fit for purpose evaluation processes and approaches; interpreting data and producing findings; engaging with stakeholders; the nature and use of evaluation; ethics in evaluation; and key issues and trends in the field of evaluation.

8th March, 2019

Perth

Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health (Nursing)

The course has a theory component and a clinical practicum. The theory modules provide nurses with evidence based information on a broad range of sexual and reproductive health topics. Nurses will explore the physiological, psychosocial and environmental aspects of sexual and reproductive health using current research findings, clinical guidelines and the knowledge and experience of experts in the field.

1-4th April, 2019

Perth

Supporting Puberty and Adolescences workshop

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.

Topics covered will include: Public and private concepts, body changes, hygiene, menstrual management, masturbation, sexual Health and Healthy Relationships.

4th April, 2019

Perth

Drugs, Alcohol & Mental Health training course

This course is designed to explore the relationship between mental health challenges and alcohol and other drug use and facilitate an understanding of how and why these two challenges frequently occur together.

8th April, 2019

Perth

Nuts and Bolts of Sexual Health training

Nuts and Bolts training equips youth workers and anyone who works with young people with the skills and knowledge to talk to young people about sexual health. The course is run over three days and covers topics such as creating safe spaces, bodies, STIs, contraception, diversity, consent, sexting and porn.

9-11th April, 2019

Perth

Relationships Education training

This workshop shows interactive strategies that educators, parents or carers can use to teach topics related to relationships. The workshop discusses ways to teach the best practice of Sexuality and Relationships Education, dating, health relationships, consent, rejection and break ups.

2nd May, 2019

Perth

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

 

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