The FRESH Course: Aboriginal Focus is a 2-day course for workers who wish to improve their sexual and reproductive health knowledge and address sexual and reproductive health and relationship issues within Aboriginal communities.
On completion of the FRESH course, you will:
have an increased level of confidence working with Aboriginal communities in the area of sexual health
have a better understanding of cultural sensitivities and how to engage around sexual health
be able to identify the sexual health issues faced by Aboriginal people in South Australia
be introduced to new sexual health language and communication skills to improve client/worker relationships
develop skills to yarn with clients about their sexual health needs
be exposed to appropriate Aboriginal sexual health resources
WHEN: 27-28 June 2019
WHERE: SHINE SA, 64c Woodville Road, Woodville
TIME: 9.00am – 5.00pm
With rising national rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and in particular chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis, it’s important that SHINE SA support those at the frontline of diagnosis and prevention – general practitioners. SHINE SA has recently been funded by Country SA PHN to deliver a program to support rural and regional health workers.
The Building Workforce Capacity in Sexual Health Program aims to help build capacity and skills around sexual health through education, personalised support and information.
Education and training will be offered in regional areas of South Australia and will focus on addressing the current syphilis outbreak and the ongoing chlamydia epidemic.
RAINING AND EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES
Through this program SHINE SA will provide opportunities for information, resources, education and training. These opportunities can be both formal and informal depending on needs.
This will include:
evening education session/s (see below)
webinar and case presentations
personalised support including telephone advice
information for health practices located in the region
increasing access to formal certificate qualifications where relevant
SHINE SA is currently applying for RACGP QI/CPD points for the regional evening education sessions.
This program will reach the following regions:
Murray Mallee Region
Mid North & Yorke Peninsula
General practitioners, nurses and/or midwives, Aboriginal Health Practitioners and Aboriginal Health Workers in these regions are encouraged to express interest in receiving training from SHINE SA.
FREE! There is no cost for education and training for those eligible.
SHINE SA’s Pregnancy Choices training for has been updated and is running in July. This 2-day course defines and explains all the options available to people experiencing an unplanned pregnancy.
It is open to nurses, midwives, doctors, counsellors, community health workers, school counsellors, youth workers, Aboriginal Health Workers, and any professional who encounters clients with unplanned pregnancy.
The course covers broad social and political issues and clinical options, incorporating cultural considerations into topics and resources.
Global, national and local overview
Genetic issues in pregnancy
Perinatal mental health
Social and political context of health and pregnancy – planned and unplanned
Counselling responses to unplanned pregnancy
Options and support for young people who are pregnant
Application to practice
Date start: 02 July 2018
Date end: 03 July 2018
Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
LOCATIONSHINE SA, 64c Woodville Road, Woodville
Free parking off Bower Street