Sexuality and Respectful Relationships for Young People

Forum for improving skills and communication in Sexuality education, clarifying discourse, myths, stereotypes and inequalities; accurate information and updates on this...
Target Audience
For Secondary school teachers of sexuality and reproductive health.School principals & senior staff and staff looking at school programs on this topic.
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General Description

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.

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Looking at working with specific learning areas such as science, health and well being staff or any other school staff teaching or counselling sexuality or sex education.

This program helps to look at the specific school, it’s culture and local community and specific issues that the school community or years levels are facing.

This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.


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Sexual and Reproductive Health -Why it is so important and why we have to talk about it

2 hours

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

Sexual assault and definitions

1 hour

- 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

Working with Youth

2 hours

- Why youth are most vulnerable
- Adolescent males and females
- Skills youth need to learn
- different contraceptions
- working with males and females separately
- Activities for the classroom specific to age and year levels
- Q & A

What To Bring

School curriculum outlines, year levels to be worked with and number of lessons to be covered

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About the team

Natasha Wilmann


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.