Research shows that young people want to talk about sexual health.
Many professionals are unsure of where to start or may feel uncomfortable about having these conversations, but avoiding the subject will not stop young people from having sex or keep them safe.
Young people are exposed to images and stories about sex through the media and online that can be confusing and confronting. They may also talk with their friends or look online for answers to their questions, but the information they take away will not always be accurate, positive or age appropriate.
Research shows that talking to young people about sex does not encourage them to experiment sexually. It also shows that young people who receive comprehensive sexuality education have a lower risk of experiencing unplanned pregnancy and are more likely to delay their first sexual experience.
This one day training course will build professionals’ skill levels around contraception information, the law and guidance, and addressing their own values and attitudes.
It will help to build the confidence of staff who talk to young people about sexual health, sexuality and sex and relationships. It is suitable for anyone working with young people who is relatively new to this area of work.
Understand current legislation and relevant guidance relating to young people and sexual activity.
Understand methods of contraception for young people.
Explore their own values and attitudes about young people and sexual activity.
Practise responses to questions from young people.
Identify a range of resources suitable to use with young people.
Your facilitator for the day is Charlotte Gordon:
Charlotte Gordon has spent 25 years working with young people of all ages specifically working in substance misuse & sexual health.
Charlotte is a life-coach, focusing on specialist techniques such as, motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioural therapy and NLP. This had led her to develop a unique process for helping individuals and groups to elicit change.
Charlotte is the founder and director of KIP Education and chairwoman of the Drug Education Practitioners Forum, and is a core member of the Sex Education Forum and the PSHE Association.
Charlotte’s professional career and personal history as a vulnerable young person has allowed her to develop a unique training style that is informal and effective. She currently delivers training nationwide to various professionals, including substance misuse workers, teachers, social workers, mental health workers, youth workers and youth offending teams, and all professionals working with young people. Charlotte plans and implements workshops on drugs, alcohol, addiction, sexual health, internet safety, bullying, eating disorders , self-harm and self-injury, domestic violence and teen-dating abuse in schools and youth settings.
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£1350 plus trainer expenses
Maximum 18 participants
Specifically designed and developed to meet a client’s particular needs where a mix of training and consultancy could be offered.
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