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Relationships and Sexuality Workshop
An information Session facilitated by Jemima MacDonald & Laura Hogan
This information session will provide a brief introduction and opportunity to explore relationships and sexuality for people with disabilities.
What you will learn:
The following topics will be covered:
- Social skills, relationships and sexuality from a human rights perspective
- Myths and assumptions
- Providing sex education
- Duty of care
Participants will take from the session an overview of the above, a knowledge of where to access resources & supports. There will also be the opportunity to reflect on where to from here for their service, practice and the people they support.
The course is targeted towards service providers, clinicians, case coordinators and educators, however anyone with an interest in the area is welcome to attend.
About the Facilitators:
Jemima MacDonald holds a bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology, a Master’s degree in Developmental Disability, a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, and is trained in Applied Behavioural Analysis. Jemima is involved in areas of research, evaluations, teaching, training and person centred planning. Jemima has taught social skills, sexuality and relationship courses to both diploma level student in Singapore, and to Masters students at the University of Sydney.
Laura Hogan is an Occupational Therapist (Bachelor of Applied Science), she also holds a Masters of Health Science (Developmental Disability) and a Certificate IV in Training & Assessment. Laura has 15 years of experience working with people with disability across the lifespan with a special interest in supporting adolescents and adults with complex support needs.
Link to workshop flyer: CDS_Sexuality