Luton Sexual Health can provide a variety of training for professionals, both clinical and non-clinical.
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.
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
This will provide your service the opportunity to engage in micro teaches of all our main training. Theses could be completed in a condensed 2-4 hour training session and can be provided in house. A minimum of 10 attendees is required. Bespoke training can be arranged on request.
The below table details the free training available to professionals. These will give agencies the opportunity to network with other local services to benefit from the knowledge and expertise of other like-minded professionals. Please click on the links for more information about the courses.
Our professionals training schedule for 2019 – 2020:
|Training Dates||Training Times||Training Course||Facilitator(s)||Venue||Deadline for booking|
|Bespoke Sessions Delivered In House||1 hr session||Condom Card Training||Andrew Trowbridge||In house at your organisations premises||3 weeks prior to the event|
|Tuesday 7th May 2019||10am-1pm||Introduction to Sexual Health||Andrew Trowbridge||Luton Sexual Health||Friday 26th April by 2pm|
|Tuesday 11th June 2019||10am-2pm||*Young Men and Sexual Health||Andrew Trowbridge||Luton Sexual Health||Friday 31st May by 2pm|
|Tuesday 2nd July 2019||10am -1pm||*Supporting Trans & Gender Identity||Andrew Trowbridge||Luton Sexual Health||Friday 21st June by 2pm|
|Tuesday 24th September 2019||10am-1pm||Introduction to FGM||Jenny Melrose||Luton Sexual Health||Friday 13th September by 2pm|
|Tuesday 22nd October 2019||10am-2pm||*Harmful Sexual Behaviours||Jenny Melrose & Andrew Trowbridge||Luton Sexual Health||Friday 11th October by 2pm|
|Tuesday 26th November 2019||10am – 2pm||*Young Men and Sexual Health||Andrew Trowbridge||Luton Sexual Health||Friday 16th November by 2pm|
|Tuesday 10th December 2019||10am -2pm||Young People & Risky Behaviours||Andrew Trowbridge & Jenny Melrose||Luton Sexual Health||Friday 29th November by 2pm|
|Tuesday 28th January 2020||10am – 2pm||*Introduction to Sexual Health||Andrew Trowbridge||Luton Sexual Health||Friday 17th January by 2pm|
|Friday 7th February 2020||10am – 2pm||Introduction to FGM||Jenny Melrose||Luton Sexual Health||Friday 24th January by 2pm|
|Friday 28th February 2020||10am – 2pm||*Harmful Sexual Behaviours||Jenny Melrose & Andrew Trowbridge||Luton Sexual Health||Friday 7th February by 2pm|
|Tuesday 17th March 2020||10am – 2pm||*CSE: Child Sexual Exploitation||Jenny Melrose||Luton Sexual Health||Friday 6th March by 2pm|
|Tuesday 28th April 2020||10am – 2pm||*Young Men and Sexual Health||Andrew Trowbridge||Luton Sexual Health||Friday 17th April by 2pm|
*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.