Young Peoples Sexual Health Training
All of the training below is now being facilitated by The Eddystone Trust and there will be dates and venues posted in the next 2 weeks.
IF YOU WANT TO BOOK ONTO OUR TRAINING PLEASE EMAIL DIRECTLY TO Training@eddystone.org.uk WITH THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
Your full name
Contact details (email and phone number)
Training course/s and date/s you want to book onto
OR PHONE OUR PLYMOUTH OFFICE ON: 01752 254406 and speak to Marie Westlake.
Once your email has been received you will be sent a booking form to complete and a copy of our Terms and Conditions.
For anyone who does not qualify for a free training place but would like to attend this training please email email@example.com to get more details of availability and cost.
If you are interested in getting information about out bespoke training then please telephone us on:
01752 254406 or 0800 328 3508
An Introduction to Sexual Health (for practitioners)
- Understand the reasons why young people have sex and investigate the needs that are met.
- Communicate about sex, sexuality and relationships effectively.
- Be well informed of common Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).
- Understand what individuals can do to reduce the risk of contracting or transmitting STIs.
- Understand elements of the law in relation to sex and sexuality.
- Be aware of the agencies able to give help, advice and treatment on contraceptive and sexual health.
Sexual Health Intervention – Condom Distribution (C-Card) & Chlamydia Screening
You must have completed An Introduction to Sexual Health or equivalent to attend this training course.
- Know the Fraser guidelines and the Sex Offences Act 2003.
- Understand the range of and purpose of male and female contraception methods Understand the range and purpose of male and female contraception methods.
- Know how to initiate the offer of a Chlamydia screen.
- Understand and be able to correctly record all issues relating to C-Card and Chlamydia screening
Aims & Learning outcomes: To enable staff from a range of settings to develop and deliver pregnancy testing as part of their wider sexual health services.
- Have considered their own and others viewpoints on pregnancy and abortion and reflected on how these might influence their work with young people.
- Understand the guidelines and the local care pathway for carrying out a pregnancy test, including an awareness of the menstrual cycle, ensuring quality standards are maintained at all times.
- Be aware of practical ways of supporting a young person to make an informed decision about pregnancy.
- Identify key local and national agencies for information, support and referrals
No Rush, No Regrets (Supporting young People to Delay early Sex)
Aims & learning outcomes:
To explore a range of practical ways of working with young people to help them make positive and healthy choices and decisions around their sexual health.
- To look at the causes and effects of early sex and current findings.
- To come to an understanding of what the delay approach is.
- To explore the ten strategies for raising Delay as an issue in our work with young people.
Sexual Health Work With Boys & Young Men
- To engage fully with boys and young men’s issues around their health, relationships and sexual health.
- To develop confidence, knowledge and skills which can be used in a range of settings as a basis for targeted work with boys and young men.
- To develop an action plan for the delivery of sexual health work with boys and young men’s work in the organisation.
Aims & Learning outcomes:
This course aims to enable workers to reflect and develop strategies and a deeper understanding of self-esteem and assertiveness work with girls and young women. This course will reflect on your own self-esteem and assertiveness as well as developing strategies for supporting girls and young women to increase their own too. We cannot pass on what we do not have!
- Understand and explore theories of self-esteem and assertiveness, including holistic models.
- Explore and reflect on girls and women’s experiences of relationships and sex.