Increase your knowledge, skills and confidence in working with young people and sexual health!
Nuts & Bolts develops core knowledge, attitudes and skills required to provide information and support for young people around respectful relationships and sexual health issues.
This course has been designed for youth workers and others in the youth sector.
It is suitable for a wide range of people working with young people including youth workers, counsellors, Aboriginal health workers, Aboriginal education workers, teachers, nurses and workers in health promotion, juvenile justice, child protection, alcohol and other drugs and social and emotional wellbeing.
(Note for nurses: SHQ Bare Essentials is Clinical Education for Nurses required for Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health, or CNE points.)
Nuts & Bolts is delivered by SHQ Education Team and guest speakers.
Day 1 Core – Sexual & reproductive health rights, LGBTIQA+, diversity in sex, gender & orientation, you and your role
Day 2 Elective – Pleasure perspective, bodies, contraception, unplanned pregnancy and options in WA, STIs and Safer Sex
Day 3 Elective – Respectful relationships, consent & communication, porn & respect in online spaces
Participants gain skills to
- Create a safe space and talk about respectful relationships and sexual health
- Discuss and provide information in a range of sexual health topics
- Promote informed healthy choices
- Provide appropriate support and referrals for young people
Day 1 – Sexual & reproductive health rights, diversity in sex, gender & orientation, you and your role
This core day sets the foundations of young people’s sexual and reproductive rights and working effectively to empower young people to make informed decisions. Understanding LGBTIQA+, diversity in sex, gender and orientation, examining values and attitudes and presenting an ethical sex framework.
- Sexual & reproductive health rights
- Sex positive approach
- LGBTIQA+ and Diversity in sex, gender & orientation
- Inclusive practice
- Being a skilled helper
- You and your role
Day 2 – Pleasure perspective, bodies, contraception, unplanned pregnancy and options in WA, STIs and Safer Sex
This elective looks at building young people’s capacity for respectful relationships, examines consent and looks at the landscape of young people and sexual health in Western Australia. We consider a pleasure perspective and build key knowledge. The whole day is packed with interactive activities that will increase your knowledge and confidence to provide appropriate information.
- Ethical Sex Model
- Unintended pregnancy & options
- Safer sex
Day 3 –Respectful relationships, consent & communication, porn & respect in online spaces
This elective explores contemporary issues in sexual health. We look at sex and the law and at building young people’s capacity in consent and communication; what they want and what they don’t. We examine the messages young people get from pornography and what are the messages we want them to have. We consider how to enhance digital resilience and respect.
This day includes a tour of SHQ clinic and guest presenters.
Participants receive digital access to resources and referrals.
- Respectful Relationships
- The Mooditj Relationship Tree
- Consent & the law
- Consent & communication
- Opening up conversations
- Supporting young people with sexual health concerns
- Counselling services
- Resources & referrals
- headspace conference room
Please visit the registration forms for fee details.
SHQ Education Team
- 08 6375 7700
- [email protected]
Need customised training?
Nuts & Bolts of sexual health can be tailored for your staff and can be delivered in your workplace or at SHQ. Please contact our team on the details above to discuss your requirements.
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