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Training

Luton Sexual Health can provide a variety of training for professionals, both clinical and non-clinical.

Clinical training

We are now in our new town centre location situated in the Mall shopping centre. There are parking facilities and a train station nearby. We will be able to provide the following clinical training for professionals:

  • DFSRH – Annual course of 5 sessions and clinical assessment
  • Practical training and competency assessment
  • Letters of competence in subdermal implants and intrauterine techniques
  • Sexual health training
  • STIF Core, Intermediate, Advanced and Integrated competency assessment

Courses will be advertised once details are available. To arrange practical training or assessments email us.

Non-clinical training

The Education Team offer a variety of training courses to help you to support service users to develop the self-confidence, skills and understanding they need to enjoy and take responsibility for their sexual lives, sexual health and well-being and to develop the quality and quantity of education and sexual health services in schools, further education and health and community settings.

We are available to offer information and guidance to services around the following topics:

Bullying and sexual exploitation * Abuse * Appropriate behaviours * Assertiveness * Body image * Confidence * Consent and the law * Contraception * Delaying sex * Emotional health and wellbeing *Friendships * Gender * Grooming * HIV * Healthy relationships * Internet/Online safety and sexting * Pornography * Pregnancy choices * Prejudice and discrimination * Puberty * Relationships and peer pressure * Risk taking and sexual health * Self-esteem * Sex * Sex and the law * Sexual bullying * Sexual pleasure and readiness * Sexuality * STIs and testing

  • FGM (Female Genital Mutilation)
  • CSE (Child Sexual Exploitation)
  • Empowering young people to access contraception and increase knowledge and awareness
  • Supporting Young Men’s sexual health needs
  • Signposting to relevant services

Bespoke/In house training – Updated Training Offer Coming Soon

Please see below for details of the free sexual health training packages available to professionals working in Luton.

The outreach team are in the process of developing virtual training packages on the below topics and the detail will be posted here as soon as possible.

If you are interested receiving training updates please email LSH.Training@ldh.nhs.uk and we can add you to our mailing list.

 

Training Course Facilitator(s)
Condom Card Training Andrew Trowbridge
Introduction to Sexual Health Andrew Trowbridge
*Young Men and Sexual Health Andrew Trowbridge
*Supporting Trans & Gender Identity Andrew Trowbridge
Introduction to FGM Jenny Melrose
*Harmful Sexual Behaviours Jenny Melrose & Andrew Trowbridge
*Young Men and Sexual Health Andrew Trowbridge
Young People & Risky Behaviours Andrew Trowbridge & Jenny Melrose
*Introduction to Sexual Health Andrew Trowbridge
Introduction to FGM Jenny Melrose
*Harmful Sexual Behaviours Jenny Melrose & Andrew Trowbridge
*CSE: Child Sexual Exploitation Jenny Melrose
*Young Men and Sexual Health Andrew Trowbridge

*Training for professionals working specifically with young people under 24

To apply for these training sessions, please click on the link for the relevant training above and complete the booking form.

To arrange practical training or assessments email us.