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Introduction to Sexual Health (Level 1)

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Yorkshire Children's Centre

Jo Cox House

90 Commercial Street

Batley, West Yorkshire WF17 5DS

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Course Description:

This one day course is part of our multi-agency training programme for professionals working with young people in Kirklees to develop their skills and knowledge in respect of sexual health.

Course Aim:

To provide participants with the knowledge and skills around sexual health and its impacts on young people. This course will act as a foundation for further learning and signpost into other related courses.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Define what is meant by sexual health

  2. Explore the local and national picture in relation to young people’s sexual health

  3. Understand the law regarding sex and young people, including the role of professionals and assessing Fraser competence

  4. Understand the importance of safeguarding policies and procedures in regard to working with sexually active young people

  5. Explore development of adolescent sexuality

  6. Development of skills in holding conversations with young people about their sexual health

  7. Know where to signpost young people to for sexual health services and how to refer


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Refreshments: Please note that lunch is NOT provided. Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and afternoon breaks. There are plenty of cafes/ sandwich shops in the town, as well as a large Tesco directly behind Jo Cox House. You are also welcome to bring your own lunch with you.

Parking: This is a town centre location. There are several council owned cap parks which are long stay and free of charge within the town centre. The largest car parks are Field Lane Car Park, Field Lane, Batley, WF17 5HP, New Way Car Park, New Way, Batley, WF17 5QT, Station Road 2 Car Park, Station Road, Batley, WF17 5SU. Being in the town centre there are excellent public transport links.

RHSE 2 day course: Please note that the RSHE courses are 2 day courses. Please check the dates carefully to ensure that both parts of the course are in your diary. It is also a requirement that you attend the Introduction to Sexual Health (Level 1) course before attending the RSHE course. This is available to book through Eventbrite.

Your participation: Please contact the office on 03330 043 6219 if you have any specific requirements to enable you to fully participate in the event.

We aim to start courses promptly at the time given. Please aim to arrive for 8:45am ready for a 9:00am start

Failure to remain until the end will result in you not being issued with a certificate. We would therefore suggest that, in the event you cannot stay for the full duration, you cancel your place and apply for an alternative date.

Agencies or individuals who persistently fail to attend training courses or notify less than 48 hours before the start of the course, may be excluded from future training courses or events.


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Batley, West Yorkshire WF17 5DS

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