Sexuality and Relationships Training

Course Title: Sexuality and Relationships Awareness

Aim

This course is designed to equip all learners with a greater understanding of the issues surrounding Sexuality and Relationships. It considers the usefulness of statistics, the challenges and opportunities faced for services, service users and carers and supports staff with identifying key areas for skill development for working in this specialist area.

Who should attend?

This course is intended for all health and social care professionals and has a focus on the specific issues that are relevant to the audience.

How long does the course last?

This course is delivered over a half day (3 hours).

Progression Course
  • Motivational Support with Learning Disability.
  • Supporting People to take Risks.
  • Professional Boundaries.
  • Supporting Creative Communication.

Course Content
  • Building a profile of a person that you come into contact with or support directly in practice.
  • Professional roles.
  • Historical Perspectives.
  • Relevant Legislation.
  • Mental Capacity Act/Mental Health Act.
  • Safeguarding issues.
  • Case Studies.
  • Action Plan for professionals to develop their skills when working in this area.
By the end of the course, learners will:
  • Be aware of the historical perspectives surrounding sexuality and relationships and how they have evolved.
  • Have more understanding of their professional roles and responsibilities.
  • Understand key legislation such as the Mental Capacity Act and Mental Health Act, along with implications on their practice.
  • Use case studies to support application of key legislation.
  • Consider the next steps to developing their respective skill set for working in this field.

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