Let’s Talk About Sex: Addressing the Needs of Young People (Youth and Community Workers)

Action Centre (Melbourne CBD)  |  Fees apply

Course Date(s)

Course Date(s) Duration Location Availability
Mon 5 AugTue 6 Aug 2019 2 days Action Centre (Melbourne CBD) Open now
Mon 11 MayTue 12 May 2020 2 days Action Centre (Melbourne CBD) Open now


Course overview

This two-day course provides up-to-date, evidence-based information on a broad range of reproductive and sexual health topics. It explores the physical, emotional, mental and social aspects of reproductive and sexual health. The course is delivered by a clinical educator and a member of our Schools Education team. Content includes lectures, scenarios, case studies and demonstration of activities used in group education.

Participating in this course will enable you to provide sexual and reproductive health information to young people (adolescents).

Course content

  • Talking to young people about sexual health
  • Sexual diversity and gender diversity
  • Young people, sex and the law
  • Healthy relationships
  • Contraception
  • Unplanned pregnancy
  • Ethics in the digital space (sexting and pornography)
  • Sexually transmissible infections
  • Resources and referral

Who would benefit from this course?

Youth workers, social workers, case workers and student welfare coordinators with an interest in reproductive and sexual health of young people (adolescents).

Entry requirements / Eligibility

All youth and community workers are eligible to complete the course.

Course outcome

Certificate of attendance: Let’s Talk About Sex: addressing the needs of young people (for youth and community workers).

Total Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours: 12


August 2019: $600, including morning and afternoon tea.

(2020 costs: $650, including morning and afternoon tea).


Action Centre, Level 1, 94 Elizabeth street, Melbourne VIC 3000