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Education We offer a range of education opportunities for students, people living with a disability, parents and carers. The SHFPACT Education Team provides age appropriate relationships and sexuality education in the form of workshops for class sized groups, presentations to larger groups and parent information evenings. We work in schools as well as in community and sporting groups. Our educators also provide support for teachers and schools developing and implementing whole school approaches to relationships and sexuality education for all year levels. SCHOOLS Providing sexuality...


Training & Workshops We provide training opportunities for Health Professionals, Educators, Parents, Carers, Support Workers and People with Disability. Doctors We are a leading provider of reproductive and sexual health education for medical professionals. Our courses provide up-to-date, evidence based clinical information delivered by experienced presenters. Nurses SHFPACT offers a Well Women's Screening Course which has been specifically designed and developed to provide nurses working in primary health care with the skills and knowledge...

Nice to Meet Me (Autism Spectrum)

Exploring identity and communication in relationships. This program helps people develop a better understanding of themselves and their relationships.  This program is designed for people over the age of 16 who are on the Autism Spectrum with Level 1 ASD. The primary focus of the program is to build knowledge and strengthen the capacity of people to communicate and successfully navigate the physical, emotional and social aspects of healthy relationships. PROGRAM FORMATPrior to commencing the program, a one-hour individual session helps us understand your individual needs and ensure that the...

Family, Friends and Relationships

Understanding Relationships. This program helps people to better understand their relationships with other people. This program is designed for people over the age of 16 who live with intellectual disability and/or are on the autism spectrum (ASD). The primary focus of the program is to develop people’s capacity to identify different types of relationships and to participate in them safely and respectfully. PROGRAM FORMAT Prior to commencing the program, a one-hour individual session helps us understand your individual needs and ensure that the most appropriate content, supports and delivery...

Relationships & Protective Behaviours Training for Teachers of Pre-School - Grade 2

The goal of Relationships and Protective Behaviours Training is to build teachers’ skills and confidence in delivering education about the human body and relationships. Safety, Consent and Relationships are focus areas of the Australian Health and Physical Education Curriculum (Australian Curriculum, 2022), therefore it is vital that teachers are familiar with current content and practices in these areas. This training builds on teacher content knowledge and assists teachers to plan programs about the human body, relationships and social safety. Relationships and Protective Behaviours Training...

IUD Insertion Workshop for GPs

This workshop is designed for suitably experienced GPs who wish to learn to insert IUDs or GPs who are interested in learning more about IUDs as a contraceptive option for their patients but intend to refer them elsewhere for insertion.  THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL

SoSAFE! Goes to Work for Managers

SoSAFE! Goes to Work for Managers and Co-workers is a one day training for managers and co-workers of people with intellectual disability and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder. The training will provide you with the skills, tools and strategies from the SoSAFE! framework to support co-workers living with intellectual disability and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder. The training will be tailored to meet the needs of your workplace, and includes: Understanding disability, sexuality and social safety Introduction to SoSAFE! concepts, language and tools Applying SoSAFE! tools in the workplace Overview...

Contraceptive Implant (Implanon NXT) Training Workshop

Delivered Canberra, the SHFPACT Contraceptive Implant (Implanon NXT) Training Workshop has been designed for Doctors and GP’s who wish to learn safe insertion and removal of the contraceptive implant.  LEARNING OUTCOMES Demonstrate safe insertion of the contraceptive implant Demonstrate safe removal of the contraceptive implant Counsel patients on the use of the contraceptive implant Manage common side effects associated with the contraceptive implant COURSE FORMAT 1.5 hour face to face workshop, includes theory and practise on a model arm. SHFPACT is a leading provider of training...


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