Identifying what Sexuality education actually is, what should be included in order to reduce stigma, fear, stereotypes and inequality. This program outlines why sexuality education is essential for health and wellbeing as Sexuality is a fundamental feature of being human, as it includes ones identity through sex, gender, sexual orientation, roles within relationships and the wider community, intimacy, pleasure, and reproduction. This course identifies the importance of moral and ethical considerations and that these topics need to be considered in conjunction with physical, emotional, cultural, spiritual and social aspects of health. We look at providing holistic, open, honest and accurate conversations and information in order to encourage youth access to appropriate information and health services thereby developing healthy, respectful and well-adjusted youth.
This program is developed for Secondary school teachers of sexuality and reproductive health.
School principals and senior staff considering why sexuality education is important within schools.
School staff looking at philosophy, psychology and other subjects regarding equality/inequality in gender, age, socio economic status.
Providing accurate information for safe sexual experiences, free of coercion, discrimination, and violence.
For Secondary school teachers of sexuality and reproductive health.School principals & senior staff and staff looking at school programs on this topic.
This format gives the opportunity to hear and understand other peoples perspectives, beliefs and attitudes and how it is dealt with in different schools
This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.
There are no occurrences of Face to Face - Individual in Australia (NSW) at this time.
- Holistic health- how all areas of health work together
- Definitions of Sex, sexuality and reproductive health
- Youth sexual experiences including rates of sexual relationships, initiation and assault and harassment statistics
- Historical perspective and the law, right and responsibilities
- How Sexuality impacts every day health
- Sexuality in general- male, female, misogyny, misandry
- looking at gender identifications
- How males and females look at Sex and relationships very differently
- media and pornography
- Definitions including assault, harassment, rape
- Victims and perpetrators;- myths and stereotypes
- Sporting and Male dominated societies
- The impact of Alcohol and other drugs on sexual assault
- The law and how it has changed
- Why youth are most vulnerable
- Adolescent males and females
- Skills youth need to learn
- different contraception’s
- working with males and females separately
- Activities for the classroom, AusVEL/ BOSTES NSW outlines and objectives specific to age and year levels
- Q & A
writing materials and comfortable clothing to move around
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Covered tons of content. Very fun.
Great resources. Natasha is very knowledgeable. Jam packed course – would be better over two days.
Great content and information given plus games and activities that can be discussed in the class.
Natasha is a Youth Health Education expert and founder of “Youth Health Education”. Natasha utilises a holistic approach examining all areas of health such as physical, emotional, cognitive, social, cultural and spiritual health. Natasha tackles youth health issues by confronting those once, uncomfortable topics, such as sexuality, sexual harassment, alcohol and other drugs, mental health, peer pressure, violence and many more, in a professional, educational and interactive way thereby eradicating community stigma, stereotypes and myths which impact youth health outcomes.
Natasha’s academic background includes exercise physiology, nutrition and sport psychology, Post graduate in Secondary Teaching with a focus on bullying, violence, stress and peer pressure and a Masters in Youth Health Education and Management.
Natasha’s passion and commitment to continued success for positive outcomes is through a whole community approach. Therefore Natasha works with school staff, sporting organisations, parents and students in a positive, holistic way.
Natasha provides a unique perspective having not only the academic background and working with Australian Football League (AFL), Northern League AFL, local councils, Mental Illness Fellowship Victoria, Young Women’s Arthritis Support Group and Volleyball Victoria, but also having many lived experiences as an elite athlete, living with disability and chronic illness and many years of teaching and coaching Victorian sporting teams.