Sexuality and Respectful Relationships - Training for youth workers

Free two-day training

Training aims

  • Explore the concept of human sexuality
  • Build the capacity of youth workers to increase own comfort levels in providing sexuality
    education and conversations to young people
  • Delivery of content will be interactive and conversational, in order to provide skills and
    confidence to participants

Topics include:

  • Overview of Human Sexuality including diversity, childhood & teen development, behaviour and safety, pleasure
  • Violence, disrespect, relationships and the connection with sexuality
  • Supporting children while growing up in a sexualised society
  • Adult’s myths and fears of talking about sex and sexuality to young people
  • Skills and tips for addressing sexual health conversations with young people i.e. contraception, pornography, STIs​

Who:

Youth workers from Local Governments in the Southern Metropolitan Region. Two participant’s maximum from each Local Government.

When:

Monday 13th & Monday 20th of May, 8:30am – 4:30pm, morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea provided

Where:

The Corner Youth Centre, 91 Wilsons Rd, Mornington

Registration:

Eventbrite (participants who register will be required to complete a short survey prior to attending)

About the facilitator:

Vanessa Hamilton is a Sexuality Educator with extensive experience as a Sexual Health Nurse. She created Talking The Talk Sex and Health Education in response to her own personal experience of her child asking an in-depth question about ‘sex’!