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EDUCATION & TRAINING

OVERVIEW

Education & Training

courses and services overview

SHQ (Sexual Health Quarters) offers a wide range of education and training opportunities in sexual and reproductive health.

The main focus of our work is professional training in order to build workforce, organisational and community capacity to promote sexual health and respectful relationships. In addition to advertised courses, SHQ can design training to suit your requirements. Support and consultancy is available for organisations and professionals delivering sexual and reproductive health programs and services.

SHQ also provides sexual health community education programs in partnership with community agencies working with young people and Aboriginal people.

Training Course Flyers and Registration Forms

  • Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health for Medical Practitioners: Perth 2017
  • Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health (Nursing): Perth 2017
  • Pap Smear Provider Course: Perth 2017
  • Mooditj Leader Training 2017: March 21-24 in Perth
    Please scroll down for specific subsidy applications associated with this training.
  • Mooditj Leader Refresher: February 16 in Perth.
    This is for previously trained Mooditj Leaders only, please contact Kat Duncan or call 9227 6177 to register your interest.
  • Regional Mooditj Leader Training: Expression of Interest for Regional Mooditj Leader Training 2017
  • Nuts and Bolts of Sexual Health 2017: May 8-10 in Perth (Flyer and registration form coming soon)
  • Tools of the Trade 2017: February 7-9 in Perth

Medical Education

SHQ provides professional development for medical practitioners and other health professionals who wish to update their skills and knowledge in the area of sexual and reproductive health.

Nurse Education

SHQ runs several highly regarded and popular courses for nurses and other health professionals wishing to develop their skills in sexual and reproductive health.

Schools

SHQ aims to help school staff build their capacity to deliver ongoing and effective relationships and sexuality education (RSE). SHQ provides resource and training support to educators who wish to implement relevant and developmentally appropriate RSE in their schools. This support can include delivery of programs, resource materials and consultancy.

Working with Young People

SHQ offers training courses, consultancy and support for people working with young people in diverse settings to develop their skills to inform, educate and support young people around sexual health issues. This support can include some direct delivery of sexual health education programs.

Working with Aboriginal People

SHQ works in partnership with Aboriginal people and organisations to promote sexual and reproductive health for Aboriginal people and communities. We deliver a range of training courses and programs for Aboriginal professionals and community members and other professionals working with Aboriginal people. SHQ Educators, including Aboriginal Educators, are also available for delivery of sexual health education programs for Aboriginal young people and community groups.

Rural, Regional and Remote WA

SHQ Perth endeavours to make sexual health education, training and support accessible to rural and regional professionals and communities. There is some funding available to assist professionals to attend training in Perth, and for SHQ to partner with local organisations to bring training programs to rural and regional areas.

Course fees

SHQ courses are part-funded by the WA and Australian Government Departments of Health and partly through course fees. There are subsidies and scholarships available that may assist you to access training.

Subsidies

New subsidy applications are available for Mooditj Leader Training:

Application for subsidy for MLT March 2017

Application for subsidy for MLT Refresher February 2017

Application for Mooditj Resources and Expenses

Please read the information carefully as conditions for these subsidies have changed.

General subsidy application including travel assistance requests. For all training except Mooditj Leader Training.

Scholarships

WA Department of Health Bursaries and Scholarships

Bookings and Refunds Policy

Contact Us

For more information please contact Sonya Arcidiacono on 9227 6177 or email.

HASSLE FREE APPOINTMENT BOOKING

SHQ offers a range of professional services including testing and treatment of STIs, contraception information and supply, unplanned pregnancy, Pap smears, STI drop-in clinics and counselling.