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Supporting Young People with their Sexual Health

A free one-day course for those who want to work more effectively to support young people with their sexual health needs. Part of BaNES Sexual Health Training Programme.

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Supporting Young People with their Sexual Health
Supporting Young People with their Sexual Health

Time & Location

16 Feb 2023, 10:00 – 14:30

Keynsham, Keynsham, Bristol BS31 1FS, UK

About the Event

This training is free to all those working in a professional & volunteer capacity in the Bath and North East Somerset area.

A one-day course for those who want to work more effectively to support young people with their sexual health needs. This course explores factors that need to be considered when planning sexual health interventions with young people and identifies the issues that arise when working with young people.

The aim of the course is to develop basic knowledge and skills for those working with young people around sexual health and for those wishing to learn more about effective practice when working with young people.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Understand the sexual health issues of young people
  • Recognise the impact of role models on sexual health and well-being
  • Understand the importance of self-esteem and self-image when working with young people, and its links to risk-taking behaviours
  • Understand the different aspects of the law regarding young people
  • Understand the effects of masculinity as a barrier for young men when accessing sexual health services
  • Develop practical skills and strategies to use when working with young people
  • Be able to signpost young people to appropriate services to meet their specific needs

This training course will be delivered face to face at Keynsham Civic Centre. Details of how to access Keynsham Civic Centre will be sent to the registered email address.

Cancellations made less than 10 working days before the course date or non-attendance on the day will incur a charge for the delegate (see the main event page for full details on cancellation charges ).

For more information about the sexual health training programme, please email public_health@bathnes.gov.uk

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