Sexuality, Learning Disability & Sexual Health Training
A 3 day course is available for staff, parents and carers who are working with individuals/groups with a learning disability and who have an interest in sexual health and wellbeing and who are looking to promote the health of their client group, for example nursing staff, youth workers, social workers, and voluntary organisation staff. Participants would be expected to have a basic understanding of learning disability.
The aim of the course is to:
- Explain the current thinking on learning disability, sexual health and sexuality and its implications of the lives of individuals with a learning disability.
- Encourage self-advocacy and empowerment for sexual health through a person centred approach to practice and planning care.
- To demonstrate awareness of the main barriers and issues in relation to abuse which affects the sexual health of those with a learning disability.
- To equip trainers with the appropriate knowledge skills and resource to plan and deliver a programme of sexual health and relationship education for people with learning disabilities.
The course will run on Thursday 26 October, Friday 27 October and Thursday 2 November 2017 from 9:30am till 5pm each day. It will take place at the Training Centre, Ayrshire Central Hospital.
To book, call 01293 885872 or email email@example.com