Sexual Health in the Community Training – Southend Professionals Training

Organised by: Brook

Date From: 23 May, 2024

Date To: 23 May, 2024

From: 10:00 am

To: 2:00 pm

Price: Free

Location: Online

To empower non-healthcare professionals with the confidence to initiate sensitive, inclusive and factual conversations about sexual health, and to signpost and support people to access local sexual health services.

  • By the end of the training, participants will be able to:
  • Understand the importance and characteristics of a sex positive and inclusive approach to sexual health.
  • Feel confident to talk about a range of contraceptive methods with young people and signpost them to appropriate services.
  • Tell young people about the most common STIs, their symptoms, testing and treatment, signpost to services, and counter common myths and challenge STI stigma.
  • Explain the benefits of barrier methods, tell young people about condom distribution schemes and carry out a condom demonstration.
  • Recognise important safeguarding issues related to young people’s sexual health and wellbeing and be able to take a multiagency approach to keeping young people safe.
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