Training

All of our training is free of charge for professionals working in Devon and Torbay.  Please see below for details of our current courses.  If you can't see what you're looking for and you work with people with poor sexual health outcomes please email us because we can work with you to create a bespoke package that is tailored to your needs

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Thrive Training

Open to all services in Devon and Torbay THRIVE training sessions will focus on HIV awareness and what the current landscape looks like for people living with HIV.  These sessions are essential for anyone who works in health and social care because we explore the stigma face by people living with HIV that often go unnoticed. This training session is ideal for services who want to ensure that they are HIV inclusive. Click below to book on and find out more information.

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The Fundamentals of Sexual Health

Would you like to have more effective sexual health conversations with the people who use your services? We have two sessions on the fundamentals of sexual health, to support you to do this. 

Primarily targeted at those working with young people our content is also suitable for those working with adults. Please see below for details on each session and how to book.

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Frequently Asked Questions and Course Dates

What does The Fundamentals of Sexual Health cover?

The course is broken down into the following two modules.

The fundamentals of sexual health module 1:

In this module we will be discussing the laws in relation to sex, including exploring consent, and how the digital world and pornography can influence people's decisions and sexual behaviour.

The fundamentals of sexual health module 2:

A session looking at making sex less taboo and easier to talk about. We are talking about sexual health! Not just sperms and germs, this module explores why people have sex, why they might not use contraception and might not have access to testing.

How do I deliver the Doink scheme?

Interested in offering the Devon and Torbay Doink condom distribution scheme to young people?  In order for you to offer the scheme you will need to complete the two fundamentals of sexual health training courses, and a separate condoms distribution service induction.

What dates are the training courses taking place?

The Fundamentals of Sexual Health:

July 17th | The fundamentals of sexual health module 1 | 1pm - 4pm
July 24th | The fundamentals of sexual health module 2 | 1pm - 4pm
Sep 18th | The fundamentals of sexual health module 1 | 10am - 1pm
Sep 25th | The fundamentals of sexual health module 2 | 10am - 1pm
Oct 14th | The fundamentals of sexual health module 1 | 1pm - 4pm
Oct 24th | The fundamentals of sexual health module 2 | 1pm - 4pm
Dec 11th | The fundamentals of sexual health module 1 | 1pm - 4pm
Dec 18th | The fundamentals of sexual health module 2 | 1pm - 4pm

Thrive Training:

May 22nd, 1pm-4pm
June 27th, 10am-1pm
August 30th, 10am-1pm
October 16th, 1pm-4pm
December 10th, 10am-1pm