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Sign up for our Introduction to Sexual Health Training Series

These free, online workshops are for those working with young people aged 16-25 in Ireland


Written by Sinead Beirne and posted in news


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SpunOut.ie is excited to announce our new four part online train the trainer series, which focuses on an introduction to sexual health education. The four sessions will cover topics from creating inclusive sexual health education for young people to the topics of sexting, porn and online safety. The aim of the series is to make youth workers and teachers more confident in discussing these topics with the young people that they work with, in a way that is inclusive of all participants regardless of their sexuality or gender. 

What topics will the training series cover? 

Session 1: Introduction to inclusive sex education

Date: Wednesday October 7th, 11:00am-12:30pm 

Content Covered:

  • Creating inclusive spaces for young people
  • Using inclusive language
  • Relevant policies and research on sex education in Ireland
  • Activities/Tips when working with young people

Sign up for Session 1 here

Session 2: Consent and Healthy Relationships

Date: Wednesday October 21st, 11:00am-12:30pm

Content covered will include:

  • SpunOut.ie Content on Consent and Healthy Relationships
  • Boundaries and types of boundaries
  • Signs of a healthy relationship
  • Definitions of consent
  • Consent and the law
  • Discussion on consent case scenarios

Sign up for Session 2 here

Session 3: Understanding Gender and Sexuality 

Date: Wednesday November 4th, 11:00am-12:30pm 

Content covered will include:

  • What gender and sexuality mean
  • Understanding Pronouns
  • Practice scenarios on using correct pronouns and non-binary language
  • Signposting to youth friendly information on sexuality, gender and support services for LGBTI+ young people in Ireland

Sign up for Session 3 here

Session 4: Sexting, Porn and Online Safety

Date: Wednesday November 25th, 11:00am-12:30pm 

Content covered will include:

  • What is sexting?
  • Sexting and the law in Ireland
  • Discuss the differences between sex in real life and sex in porn
  • Describe online behaviour with increased risk and ways to stay safe online
  • Online dating
  • Access youth friendly information on sexting, porn, online safety and support services for any young people who experience exploitation online

Sign up for Session 4 here

SpunOut.ie's training series for youth workers

If you would like to keep in touch with us and receive information on future training opportunities you can sign up to the SpunOut.ie Workshop mailing list.

Sign up for our mailing list here

Tell us what topics you want to learn more about

We'd love to hear what training you're interested in participating in. SpunOut.ie provides training workshops for youth workers and youth work volunteers on a variety of topics such as mental health, body image and online safety.

Let us know what training you would be interested in here

If you would like further information or have any questions you can contact sinead@spunout.ie.

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Published Sep­tem­ber 24th2020
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