WA Sexual Health Week – February 14 – 21
SHQ is a proud supporter of WA Sexual Health Week!
February 14 is National Condom Day, and we’re promoting the importance of consent – it’s not too late to jump on board and download some great resources for your workplace https://shq.org.au/national-condom-day-2018/ Don’t forget to tag your pics #gotCAKE
On February 15 SHQ is offering FREE STI tests at our Northbridge Clinic – drop in between 9:30am – 12:30pm and 1:30-4:30pm. Appointments are limited, and will be offered on a first come, first served basis. Don’t forget your Medicare card if you have one.
Check out other events happening at http://waaids.com/item/734-sexual-health-awareness-week-2018.html
17-18 May 2018
Bentley, Western Australia
The third biennial SiREN Symposium will bring together West Australian practitioners, clinicians, researchers and policy makers with an interest in sexual health and blood borne virus (SHBBV) issues. The Symposium will provide opportunities to connect with others in the SHBBV sector; learn about the latest projects and research; and build skills in research, evaluation and knowledge translation.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS NOW OPEN!
Abstracts are now invited from health professionals, practitioners, students, policy makers, researchers and clinicians working in the SHBBV sector.
Abstracts should correspond to one of the Symposium themes:
- CONNECT: Collaborations and partnerships within the SHBBV sector, OR makes connections between evidence, policy and practice.
- LEARN: Projects presenting research or evaluation results and new evidence.
- APPLY: Presentations from practitioners and Stories from the Field.
Abstract submissions close 28 February 2018. Abstracts from those who may not have presented before and those working in regional or rural areas are strongly encouraged. Regional and rural participants may be eligible for travel grants to attend the Symposium.
Go to https://siren.org.au/2018-symposium/ for more information.
Mooditj Leader Training (Perth) – March 13 – 16th
Mooditj Leader Training is designed for Aboriginal community members or people who work with Aboriginal young people in their community. This hands-on course builds knowledge, skills and confidence to run the Mooditj program for groups of young people, with our Aboriginal Educators providing follow-up support.
Run don’t walk! https://shq.org.au/course/mooditj-leader-training/
RELATE respectful relationships education program
Calling all teachers! Have you heard about RELATE? Look no further!
- is a whole-school approach RRE program for secondary schools
- was written, piloted and tested by WA teachers and sexual health education experts
- unpacks topics of gender stereotypes and expectations, and qualities of respectful relationships before exploring more sensitive issues of image sharing, sexting, image based abuse, consent, and sexual assault.
- professional development is available for teachers – the next workshop is running on April 16th
- can be purchased through our website shop
More information at https://shq.org.au/relate/