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B4U Decide/Delay – Kilkenny

September 18 @ 10:00 am - September 19 @ 4:00 pm IST

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This is a two day course offered in conjunction with the HSE’s Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programmes B4uDecide campaign. This training and accompanying resource will explore the concept of delaying early sex among young people. This course supports the objectives of the National Sexual Health Strategy 2015- 2020; with particular reference to Goal 1: Sexual Health promotion, education and prevention where “everyone living in Ireland will receive comprehensive and age-appropriate sexual health education and/or information and will have access to appropriate prevention and promotion services.”

CAPACITY

Minimum of 16 and
maximum of 22 participants

COST

Free of charge

DURATION

2 days

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To look at the causes and effects of early sex and current research findings
  • To understand the role played by the media and peer pressure on young people and early sex
  • To explore a range of ways of working with young people to help them make positive and healthy decisions for themselves
  • To gain skills to pass onto young people in relation to saying ‘No’ and resisting pressure
  • To explore the role of friendship in the development of healthy relationships

TARGET AUDIENCE

Anyone working with young people in a youth work, out of school or non-formal education setting. Participants are expected to attend both days.

Details

Start:
September 18 @ 10:00 am
End:
September 19 @ 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Organiser

National Youth Council of Ireland
Phone:
+353-1-478-4122
Email:
info@youth.ie
Website:
https://www.youth.ie
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