YEP Events

All the latest YEP events we're organising and attending

YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Dungeon Youth Centre

YEP Crew Peer Educators Kai and Habiba are heading out to Dungeon Youth Centre to run their next workshop with the amazing young peeps that come to drop in on Tuesday arvo. Make sure you come down for some sick hangs 😀

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ City of Cockburn’s Youth Diversity Alliance

YEP Crew Peer Educators Shaina and Habiba had so much fun running their workshop with the City of Cockburn’s Youth Diversity Alliance (YDA), that they’re coming back for more! This time around they’ll be facilitating our workshop on Gender & Sexuality 🙂

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Trans & Gender Diverse Sexual Health 101: Gender Identity Toolkit Workshop in Albany! – FREE EVENT

This is the first workshop in a two-part series aimed at upskilling youth workers and people who work directly with young people on Trans & Gender Diverse Sexual Health issues.

It is an interactive workshop that provides a strong foundation on a range of different issues including:

  • Gender
  • Sexuality
  • Correct pronouns
  • Appropriate language
  • Health outcomes for trans and gender diverse young people, and
  • How to manage biases

Most importantly, this workshop provides a safe space to have a genuine discussion and ask questions on this pertinent topic.

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop in Albany! – FREE EVENT

The YEP Project will be facilitating its first ever youth workshop in Albany, and we are super excited! YEP Crew Peer Educators will be at at headspace Albany to run a fun and interactive workshop on the following sexual health and blood borne virus (SHBBV) topics:

  • Respectful Relationships & Consent
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • The Technosexual World
  • Sex and the Law

So, if you are a young person aged 12-25, and would like to know more about these very important and relevant topics, then make sure you come along!

 

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Creating Safe Spaces: the YEP Youth Sector Guidelines v2.0 Workshop in Albany! – FREE EVENT

As youth workers, we know it takes a lot of time and energy to build genuine trust and rapport with young people. We know that if a new young person came to our service or program, it’s going to be a little while yet before they REALLY talk to us about what’s going on in their world.

Come along to our FREE Youth Sector Workshop on Creating Safe Spaces, based on The YEP Youth Sector Guidelines on how to make your service/program/organisation more youth- and SHBBV-friendly for young people in our communities.

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Mission Australia DAYS Program

We’re back at DAYS this week, with YEP Crew Peer Educators Kai and Amelia running a workshop with the awesome young peeps. This will be the last workshop in this series with DAYS, and we hope to come back again soon. We’ve really loved coming to DAYS and look forward to hopefully do it again soon 🙂

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Check Yo Self: Attitudes & Values Workshop in Albany! – FREE Event

Check Yo Self: Attidues & Values Workshop is designed to encourage participants to assess how their values and attitudes influence their interactions with others, in particular, with young people. Check Yo Self focuses on youth sexual health – working to build understanding, normalization and an assessment of existing judgments.

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Queer & A: a Live Facebook Interview with Matt Bacon, WAAC

We’re excited to announce the launch of our ‘Queer & A’ Live FB Interview Series with our first guest sexpert Matt Bacon, who is the Health Promotion Officer, Gay & Bisexual Men’s Projects at the WA AIDS Council (WAAC) here in Perth! Woop!

During this live FB interview, Matt will be answering any and all of your gay & bisexual men’s and/or men who have sex with men (MSM) related questions…so make sure you get your questions in by Wednesday 15 August to go in the draw to WIN a Double Pass to Luna Cinemas!!!

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YEP Crew Stall @ North Lake Senior Campus Health Expo

We’re super excited to be part of this year’s North Lake Senior Campus Health Expo! YEP Crew Peer Educators Shaina and Fatema will be on deck to hang out, answer your questions and have chats about all things sexual health. So if you go to NLSC, make sure you look out for us on the day! 🙂

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Dungeon Youth Centre

YEP Crew Peer Educators Kai and Habiba are out again over at Dungeon Youth Centre running a workshop on all things Respectful Relationships & Consent. Make sure you drop in and hang out with us this Tuesday arvo! 🙂

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ City of Joondalup’s Mobile Youth Service

We’re stoked to have been invited by the City of Joondalup’s Mobile Youth Service to run workshops with their awesome young people. For the first workshop, we’ve got YEP Crew Peer Educators Julian and Claire running a Respectful Relationships & Consent workshop. Come say hi!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ City of Cockburn’s Youth Diversity Alliance

This is our first official YEP Crew Youth Workshop with the young members of the newly-launched City of Cockburn’s Youth Diversity Alliance (YDA). For this session, YEP Crew Peer Educators Shaina and Habiba will be running our Respectful Relationships & Consent workshop 🙂

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Supporting Same Sex Attracted, Intersex & Gender Diverse (SSAIGD) Students, Staff and Families – Inclusive Education WA

This is an upcoming workshop for primary school staff and professionals who want to learn more about how to create safer and more inclusive environments for same-sex attracted, intersex and gender diverse (SSAIGD) students, staff and families.

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Mission Australia DAYS Program

YEP Crew Peer Educators Kai and Amelia are back with the young peeps over at DAYS this Tuesday for more chats and hangs 🙂 We love DAYS!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Anchors Youth Centre

Back again out at the awesome Anchors Youth Centre in Heathridge for our next YEP Crew Youth Workshop 🙂 We’ve got YEP Crew Peer Educators Fatema & Darci who will be running a workshop on Respectful Relationships & Consent. We hope to see you there!

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YEP Crew Informal Outreach @ Dungeon Youth Centre

We’re back out at Dungeon Youth Centre in Ballajura, but this time we’re hanging with the awesome young peeps during their drop-in centre sessions! First up, we’ve got YEP Crew Peer Educators Kai & Julia just doing some informal outreach (chats and hangs), so if you’re out and about, come and say hi! 🙂

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LGBTIQA+ Gig – a FREE YPN Event

Youth Pride Network is super excited to announce it’s first event; an LGBTIQA+ all-ages gig night featuring local LGBTIQA+ musicians.

This is an event to hang out, meet other young LGBTIQA+ people, and listen to awesome LGBTIQA+ musicians.

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Trans & Gender Diverse Sexual Health 101: Gender Identity Toolkit in Bunbury – FREE Event

This is the first workshop in a two-part series aimed at upskilling youth workers and people who work directly with young people on Trans & Gender Diverse Sexual Health issues.

It is an interactive workshop that provides a strong foundation on a range of different issues including:

  • Gender
  • Sexuality
  • Correct pronouns
  • Appropriate language
  • Health outcomes for trans and gender diverse young people, and
  • How to manage biases
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Check Yo Self: Attitudes & Values Workshop in Bunbury – FREE Event

Check Yo Self: Attidues & Values Workshop is designed to encourage participants to assess how their values and attitudes influence their interactions with others, in particular, with young people. Check Yo Self focuses on youth sexual health – working to build understanding, normalization and an assessment of existing judgments.

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop in Bunbury! – FREE Event

The YEP Project will be facilitating its first ever youth workshop in Bunbury, and we are super excited! YEP Crew Peer Educators will be at the new Bunbury headspace centre to run a fun and interactive workshop on the following sexual health and blood borne virus (SHBBV) topics:

  • Respectful Relationships & Consent
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • The Technosexual World

So, if you are a young person aged 12-25, and would like to know more about these very important and relevant topics, then make sure you come along!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Mission Australia DAYS Program

YEP Crew Peer Educators Claire & Habiba are facilitating an exciting workshop at Mission Australia DAYS Program. We’re super excited to see the young peeps at DAYS again, and have some awesome chats!

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YEP Crew Informal Outreach @ City of Cockburn Youth Diversity Alliance

Hiya friends! YEP Crew Peer Educators Shaina & Habiba will be out and about this Friday night at City of Cockburn’s Youth Centre hanging out with their new Youth Diversity Alliance (YDA). So come on down to the centre and chill with us!

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Love Bites Respectful Relationship Facilitator Training in Perth – Register Today!

Love Bites is a respectful relationships education program that focuses on the development of respectful relationships and violence prevention for 15-17 year olds.

Love Bites Junior is a respectful relationships education program that focuses on the development of respectful relationships for 11-14 year olds.

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Check Yo Self: Attitudes & Values Workshop @ ANY Meeting – FREE Event

The Agency Network for Youth (ANY) coordinated by YACWA has invited the YEP Project to facilitate its Check Yo Self: Attitudes & Values Workshop at their next meeting!

This brand new workshop aims to ensure that staff working with young people are able to give unbiased information that is de-stigmatised, and therefore, empower young people to make well-informed sexual health decisions for themselves.

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Mission Australia DAYS Program

YEP Crew Peer Educators Amelia & Kai are back out at Mission Australia DAYS to run our final workshop for June. We’ve loved coming out to hang with the young peeps and have really great discussions on all things youth SHBBV stuff! 😀

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Anchors Youth Centre

This is our last workshop out at Anchors Youth Centre this time around, and we’ve got awesome YEP Crew Peer Educators Kai and Susan running a fun and interactive workshop with the young peeps! So head on down this Friday night and say g’day 🙂

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Mission Australia DAYS Program

YEP Crew Peer Educators Amelia & Kai are out at Mission Australia DAYS Program today! This will be our sixth session in this round of workshops with the young peeps staying at DAYS 🙂

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Mission Australia DAYS Program

We’re back this week at Mission Australia DAYS Program, and we’ve got YEP Crew Peer Educators Julia & Kai running the show! We’re gonna give The Technosexual World a go this time around 😀

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Altone Youth Services

YEP Crew Peer Educators Julia and Emily are out this week at Altone Youth Services to run our final workshop for this round! We’ve had the best time out with the Altone young people and hope that we can work with them again soon 🙂

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Mission Australia DAYS Program

We’re doing the Technosexual World today! YEP Crew Peer Educators Amelia and Kai, along with new YEP vollie, Jesse, are out at Mission Australia DAYS program to run a workshop with the young people around sex and the online spaces. Woohoo 🙂

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Altone Youth Services

YEP Crew Peer Educators Julia, Vithan and Emily are out again at Altone Youth Services to run a workshop on Contraception. So make sure you head down to the youth centre and join in for some SHBBV fun!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Anchors Youth Centre

YEP Crew Peer Educators Kai, Susan & Emily are back out at Anchors Youth Centre to run a workshop with the awesome young peeps! Head on down this Friday night if you’re out and about!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Mission Australia DAYS Program

YEP Crew Peer Educators Kai & Amelia are out for another round of SHBBV talk with the young people staying over at Mission Australia DAYS in East Perth 🙂

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Creating Safe Spaces: the YEP Youth Sector Guidelines v2.0 Workshop w/ Altone Youth Services

Our good friends over at Altone Youth Services, along with youth workers and staff from Rise Network, will take part in YEP’s Creating Safe Spaces workshop 🙂 YEP Crew Peer Educators Julian, Habiba and Emily, along with new YEP volunteer, Jesse, will be facilitating this event! We’re super excited 🙂

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Mission Australia DAYS Program

YEP Crew Peer Educators Kai and Amelia are back out at Mission Australia DAYS Program to run a session with the young people. It’s another SHBBV ‘mixed bag’ this week!

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SiREN Symposium: Connect, Learn, Apply

The third biennial SiREN Symposium will bring together West Australian practitioners, clinicians, researchers and policy makers with an interest in sexual health and blood borne virus (SHBBV) issues. The Symposium will provide opportunities to:

  • Connect with others in the SHBBV sector;
  • Learn about the latest projects and research; and
  • Build skills in research, evaluation and knowledge translation.
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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Altone Youth Services

YEP Crew Peer Educators Susan & Julia will be out over at Altone Youth Services to run our first workshop with the young people on the topic of Gender & Sexuality. So if you’re around the area, make sure you head over and say hello! 🙂

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Breaking Down the Alphabet: a Closer Look at GBM (Gay & Bisexual Men)

Breaking Down the Alphabet: a Closer Look at GBM (Gay & Bisexual Men) provides current sexual health information from a WA context regarding young gay and bisexual men’s (GBM) sexual health. This FREE unique training opportunity will encompass two workshop presentations from the WA AIDS Council (WAAC) and M Clinic. The newly-launched Youth Pride Network (YPN) will also host an informal networking event shortly after the formal presentations, so make sure you come along and meet the new crew!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Mission Australia DAYS Program

We are BACK! Due to the success of our first lot of workshops at Mission Australia’s DAYS (Drug and Alcohol Youth Service) Program that we just finished recently, we’ve been asked to come back and run weekly workshops with the young peeps until the end of August, YAY! So for the first workshop this time around, we’ve got YEP Crew Peer Educators Amelia & Kai heading up the session 🙂

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Engaging Young People in Youth SHBBV Issues Workshop w/ Altone Youth Services

YEP Crew Peer Educators Julian and Habiba are back out at Altone Youth Services to run another youth sector workshop with the team! This time around we will be facilitating the Engaging Young People in Youth SHBBV Issues, and is all about the games and activities that youth workers and staff can run with their young people 🙂

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2018 Global Health Short Course – WAMSS

Global Health Short Course (GHSC) is back for 2018 and this year it’s concise, it’s compelling, and it will blow you away! Interhealth’s premier conference is perfect for the passionate but time-challenged individual hoping to learn more about global health and become practically involved in improving the wellbeing of fellow humans around the world.

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Altone Youth Services

This is our first official workshop out at Altone Youth Services and we’re pretty pumped! We’ve got YEP Crew Peer Educators Julia, Matt & Emily facilitating a fun Respectful Relationships & Consent workshop so make sure if you’re around the area, come on down to the youth centre and hang out with us this Wednesday arvo! 😀

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YEP Crew Stall @ Cockburn Youth Services Illuminate Festival

YEP Crew Peer Educators Julian and Vithan will be manning our YEP Stall out at Cockburn Youth Services’ Illuminate Youth Festival for National Youth Week 2018! It’s going to be a beautiful day 😀

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Check Yo Self: Attitudes & Values Workshop – a FREE YEP Youth Sector Event

Check Yo Self: Attidues & Values Workshop is designed to encourage participants to assess how their values and attitudes influence their interactions with others, in particular, with young people. Check Yo Self focuses on youth sexual health – working to build understanding, normalization and an assessment of existing judgments.

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YEP Crew Stall @ Altone Youth Services NYW2018 Event

YEP Crew Peer Educators Julia and Susan are back out at Altone Youth Services to man our stall for their National Youth Week 2018 event! Come along, there will be cool stuff to do, prizes and FOOD!

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YEP Crew Stall @ Stratton Youth Centre NYW2018 Event

YEP Crew Peer Educators Susan & Darci, along with YEP volunteer Anna, will be out at Stratton Youth Centre’s National Youth Week Event 2018. YEP has a stall where we can run activities, such as our brand new one Relationship Ocean. Make sure you come by!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Stratton Youth Centre

YEP Crew Peer Educators Julian and Amelia will be out at Stratton Youth Centre to talk all things Gender & Sexuality! So head over to the youth centre this Thursday and hang out with us!

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YEP Crew Stall @ TAFE Leederville Networking Event

YEP Crew Peer Educators Susan & Emily will be at TAFE Leederville this Wednesday to man our YEP Stall at their networking event. So please come and say hi, and have a chat with us about all things youth SHBBV stuff 🙂

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ GATE Program

YEP Crew Peer Educators Claire and Amelia will be facilitating a Respectful Relationships & Consent workshop with Certificate 1 Gaining Access to Education (GATE) students, out at Currambine Community Centre. This is our first time out with GATE, so wish us luck!

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YEP Crew @ City of Canning Illumin8 Youth Summit 2018

YEP Crew Peer Educators Susan & Julian will be ‘Subject Matter Experts’ during the ‘Open Space Discussions’ at the City of Canning’s Illumin8 Youth Summit: Speak. Design. Shine. Susan will be heading up the Technosexual World talks, while Julian will facilitate discussions around general youth SHBBV issues.

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Illumin8 Youth Summit: Speak. Design. Shine – City of Canning & YACWA

ILLUMIN8 YOUTH SUMMIT: SPEAK. DESIGN. SHINE!!!

Are you a young person aged 11-18? Do you live, work, study, or play within the City of Canning?

Do you want the opportunity to SPEAK up about issues that affect young people in your community, help DESIGN what the future will look like for Canning young people, and SHINE as a youth leader in the area?

Then the Illumin8 Youth Summit is just for you! Oh, and it’s FREE!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Anchors Youth Centre

YEP Crew Peer Educators Julia and Fatema are back out at Anchors Youth Centre this Friday night to run The Technosexual World workshop. So if you want to know more about sex and the online spaces and what you can do to make sure you’re safe, then come along! It will be fun as!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Stratton Youth Centre

We’re back out at Stratton Youth Centre this year! For our first YEP Crew Youth Workshop, we’ve got Susan and Kai running a Respectful Relationships & Consent session with the crew. So if you’re out and about in the area, make sure you come down to the youth centre!

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Supporting Puberty & Adolescence Workshop – SECCA

Young people with disabilities may require specialised teaching strategies when learning about puberty, sexuality and relationships.

This workshop provides practical information for parents, teachers and workers to help support young people to understand the changes experienced at puberty and to manage this life stage with confidence.

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YEP Informal Outreach @ Altone Youth Services

We’re back at Altone Youth Services in Beechboro! This time around we’ve got our new YEP Crew Peer Educator Emily joining Julia & Fatema to mix and mingle with the young people out at the youth centre. Come on down 🙂

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Mission Australia DAYS Program

It’s our last workshop this time around out at Mission Australia DAYS Program! We’ve had an amazing time with the young people that we’ve worked with, and thanks very much to the awesome staff that have been super supportive 🙂 For this workshop, we’ve got YEP Crew Peer Educators Jordina & Kai running another SHBBV combo workshop for the crew.

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ SCA Ignite Basketball

YEP Crew Peer Educators Claire, Susan & Kai are back at SCA Ignite Basketball program this Saturday night to run a Gender & Sexuality workshop with the young people! Hope to see you there 😀

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YEP Informal Outreach @ Altone Youth Services

This is our first time out at Altone Youth Services! YAY! We’re just gonna try get to know the young people that hang out at the youth centre this Wednesday, so make sure you come and have a chat to YEP Crew Peer Educators Julia and Fatema 🙂

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Harmony Week Debate – Office of Multicultural Interests

You and your students are invited to a panel debate on the topic Cultural Diversity is a Threat to the Australian Way of Life. The topical debate, hosted by the Office of Multicultural Interests, will bring together opinions and ideas from both sides of the fence and encourage open and honest dialogue among young people.

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Alternatives to Suicide Youth Forum – FREE EVENT!

BRING YOUR VOICE, to shape the way we help young people at-risk of suicide.

Are you a young person aged 12-25 with a passion for mental health?

YACWA, in partnership with MercyCare and Youth Mental Health, North Metropolitan Health Service of WA, will host a half-day forum open to young people, youth workers, school staff, social service providers, government and non-government health service providers and all those interested in supporting young people.

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Catalyst for Change film screening – MYAN WA, YACWA

Catalyst for Change film screening!

Join us to celebrate Harmony Week 2018 at this exciting youth film screening!

Do you want to know what some of WA’s politicians and leaders think about Harmony Week? Or what they have to say about some of the key issues affecting refugee and migrant young people?

Well, eight local young people set out to find out. This dynamic group, have spent the last month interviewing leaders in our community and have documented their findings in a short film!

On the opening day of Harmony Week, we invite you to join us for the first screening of Catalyst for Change – Harmony Week 2018. We will also launch the full report from 2017 Catalyst Youth Summit, and screen the full length documentary Cast from the Storm.

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Inclusive Education WA – FREE March Workshops across Perth

Inclusive Education WA is hosting three workshops across Perth for school staff who want to learn more about gender diversity in schools and how to best support trans and gender diverse students in the school context. This training is targeted at teachers, school leadership, school nurses, school psychologists, school chaplains, youth workers, social workers or any staff who work with or in schools.

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Mission Australia DAYS Program

YEP Crew Peer Educators Susan and Kai are back out at Mission Australia DAYS Program running an SHBBV workshop with their young people. Again, we’re doing a little bit of everything to make sure that the peeps get an overview of topics such as Respectful Relationships & ConsentContraceptionSTIBBVs and Gender & Sexuality.

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U=U: Bruce Richman and Nic Holas to hold HIV forum at Loton Park

Two community leaders in HIV education and advocacy will be appearing at Loton Park Tennis Club this March for a conversation on U=U (Undetectable equals Untransmissible).

The forum is an opportunity to ask questions and learn more about U=U, the fact that people living with HIV on treatment with an undetectable viral load cannot sexually transmit HIV.

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YEP Crew Informal Outreach @ Anchors Youth Centre

We’re very excited to be invited back to Anchors Youth Centre this year, following a very successful workshop series in 2017! First up, we’ve got Fatema & Kai doing informal outreach this Friday night with the young people at the centre. So make sure you come by and say hi!

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YEP Crew Stall @ Murdoch O’Day Festival 2018

This year, we’re back out at Murdoch Uni with a YEP Stall in partnership with our mates, the Youth Disability Advocacy Network (YDAN). We’ve got activities, lollies and lots of time for chats, so if you’re at Murdoch, make sure you come and say g’day!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Mission Australia DAYS Program

It’s our third time out at DAYS, and we’re really loving it! This time around, we’ve got YEP Crew Peer Educators Susan & Kai doing a lil bit of Respectful Relationships, ConsentSTIs and Gender & Sexuality…just to keep things interesting 🙂

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ SCA Ignite Basketball

YEP Crew are back out at Armadale Arena for two workshop sessions with the young peeps! First up, we’ve got YEP Crew Peer Educators Kai & Susan running a Respectful Relationships & Consent workshop. So if you’re out and about on a Saturday night in Armadale, come on down 😀

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YEP Crew Stall @ UWA O’Day 2018

We’re back at UWA O’Day 2018! Last year, our combo stall with the UWA Health Promotion Unit was such a success, that this year, we thought we’d have our own one! Make sure you come by and say hi to Vithan & Julia, as they’ll be ready to hit you up for a quick activity or try answer any SHBBV questions you may have. Hope to see you there!

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Diversity Dialogues: The Use of Interpreters in Health Care Settings – MYAN WA Forum

For our first forum of the year, we are really excited to partner with the Health Consumers Council and bring a focus to the important issue of the use of interpreters and its impact on young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. The specific focus of the session will on the use of interpreters in medical settings.

The aim of the session is to bring, health service providers, practitioners, youth and settlement sector workers and young people together to build knowledge and awareness and to develop strategies and recommendations on this topic.

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Get a FREE STI Test @ SHQ – Sexual Health Week 2018

February 14-21 is WA Sexual Health Week, and we’re celebrating by offering free, confidential STI tests! Drop into 70 Roe Street next Thursday 15 February during the times listed in the flyer, and stay up to date with wait times on the day on Facebook #sexualhealthweek18

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The YEP Project’s 2018 National Condom Day Event!!!

Join the YEP Project to celebrate this year’s National Condom Day on the 14th of February! There will be lots of food and drinks, music, networking opportunity AS WELL AS:

  • a short and interactive information session on the importance of CONSENT, which is the theme for this year’s 2018 WA Sexual Health Week, and
  • take part in THE GREAT CONDOM RACE, where we pit young people and youth workers against each other on a race that takes them all through the correct steps of how to put on a condom. Who will be this year’s undisputed Condom Race Champions of Perth? Will it be young people? Or will it be the youth workers? Come along to find out!
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YEP Crew @ Mission Australia DAYS Program

We had a great first session with the young peeps at DAYS, and we’ve decided to create a mish mash of different youth SHBBV topics to cater for the fact that the young people staying at DAYS might be different each time 🙂

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Creating Safe Spaces & Engaging Young People in Youth SHBBV Workshops w/ CAMHS

YEP Crew Habiba, Julia & Julian, along with YEP Project Coordinator Nia, will be facilitating two of their workshops with the staff at the Children & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), Bentley unit. We’re very much looking forward to working with the Bentley team again, after running a few youth workshops last year with their young people. The two YEP Youth Sector Workshops that will be facilitated on the day are:

  • Creating Safe Spaces: the YEP Youth Sector Guidelines v2.0
  • Engaging Young People in Youth SHBBV Issues

It’s going to be a long day full of learnings!

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‘You’re doing it wrong’: Sex, Education & Disability – a FREE YEP Youth Sector Workshop

Social stigmas and attitudes around disabilities has still not developed to recognise the need for decent sex education. Leaving people with disabilities often unable to explore healthy sexual relationships due to a lack of knowledge, support, and/or privacy.

As such, this unique workshop explores how relevant and necessary it is to be inclusive of people with disabilities – particularly young people – when it comes to sex education, and accept as the norm that people with disabilities are sexual beings too.

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Mission Australia DAYS Program

YEP Crew are super excited to have their very first session of 2018 with the young people over at Mission Australia DAYS (Drug and Alcohol Youth Service) Program! This week, YEP Crew Peer Educators Kai and Julia will be hanging out with the young people and delivering the first interactive workshop on Respectful Relationships & Consent 🙂

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Freedom Centre Weekend Retreat!

The Freedom Centre run weekend retreats every year, and their next one is coming up!

The retreat is 48 hours of games, workshops, awesome food, amazing company and more! It provides a chance for LGBTIQ+ young people to connect with each other in a safe and supportive environment.

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Sexuality, Citizenship and Youth – 2nd Workshop

In partnership with the Australia Forum on Sexuality, Education and Health (AFSEH) and the WA Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Applied Research and Evaluation Network (SiREN), we are pleased to invite you to our second WA workshop event. Join us for a late afternoon tea followed by a fun and stimulating discussion with speakers from across WA and Australia!

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Youth Summit – Better Choices: Youth in WA

We need your input.

A new youth strategy is being developed by the WA Government that will make a positive difference to young Western Australians.

The strategy aims to improve the delivery of programs and services to support people aged 10 – 25 years.

Consultation with young people, youth service providers and government agencies is essential to ensure the strategy meets the needs of all young Western Australians.

If you are aged 10 – 25 years, this is an opportunity to have your say in what is most important to you.

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The YEP Project @ Pride Parade 2017

The YEP Project will be marching this year with the ‘Youth Workers and Young People Float’ at the 2017 Pride Parade. YEP Crew Peer Educators will be alongside Foyer Oxford residents all dressed up with their Pride posters and banners celebrating our amazing LGBTIQ+ community!!! We hope to see you there!!! 🙂

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Anchors Youth Centre

YEP Crew Peer Educators Fatema & Jordina are back out at Anchors Youth Centre this Friday night to run a workshop on STIs, BBVsContraception. So if you’re out and about, come on over and hang out with us!

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SHQ’s Nuts & Bolts of Sexual Health – Next Training November 2017

Build your skills to work with young people around relationships and sexual health!

Nuts and Bolts develops the core knowledge, attitudes and skills required to provide information and support for young people around respectful relationships and sexual health issues.

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Trans & Gender Diverse Sexual Health 101: Gender Identity Toolkit workshop w/ Busselton TAFE

For the third time in a week, YEP Crew Peer Educators Kai & Julia will be presenting the very recently launched workshop Trans & Gender Diverse Sexual Health 101: Gender Identity Toolkit to students and staff at Busselton TAFE!!! This is the first time this workshop will be presented regionally, and we can’t wait to hear their feedback 🙂

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ SCA Ignite Basketball

It’s our last time out at SCA Ignite Basketball this Saturday night, so you all should come down and say bye for now!!! This week, YEP Crew Peer Educators Julia, Habiba & Susan will be taking you through some of the topics that we’ve covered before; things like Respectful RelationshipTechnosexual World and Gender & Sexuality. We hope to see you there 🙂

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Trans & Gender Diverse Sexual Health 101: Gender Identity Toolkit Workshop w/ Anglicare Foyer Oxford

YEP Crew Peer Educators Kai & Julia presented the recently launched Trans & Gender Diverse Sexual Health 101: Gender Identity Toolkit to staff from Anglicare Foyer Oxford. We’re super excited, as this is the first time we will be running this workshop specifically for staff of other organisations! So if you’re interested in us facilitating this workshop with you and the staff from your workplace, please email anania@yacwa.org.au 

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Trans & Gender Diverse Sexual Health 101: Gender Identity Toolkit – a FREE YEP Youth Sector Workshop

This is the first workshop in a two part series aimed at upskilling youth workers and people who work directly with young people on Trans and Gender Diverse Sexual Health issues.

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ SCA Ignite Basketball

YEP Crew Peer Educators Susan, Shaina & Kai will be back at SCA Ignite Basketball to run a workshop on the Technosexual World. Don’t know what that is? Well, it’s all about sexting, pornography and staying safe online. So, come on down to find out more!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Anchors Youth Centre

YEP Crew will be back at Anchors Youth Centre to run our first workshop this time around on Respectful Relationships & Consent. YeP Crew Peer Educators Kai & Vithan will be there, so if you’re out and about, make sure you head down to the youth centre to find out a few things that you may not have known before! 🙂

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T-PrEP: Access to HIV Prevention for Trans and Gender Diverse People

T-PrEP is a FREE opportunity to get educated about PrEP and HIV, specifically in reference to the Trans and Gender Diverse community.

Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is the use of antiretroviral medication to prevent acquiring HIV. PrEP involves taking a pill every day (called Truvada) so that a person who is HIV-negative can stay HIV-negative. The use of PrEP as a form of safe sex has expanded in the last few years in Australia.

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Bridgetown High School

YEP Crew is on the road again! This time we will be heading to Bridgetown High School to do workshops over two days with Year 9 & 10 students on Respectful Relationships & Consent, Technosexual World, STIs & BBVs and Contraception.

We’ve not been to Bridgetown before, so we’re really excited and can’t wait to meet some of the young peeps down there!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ SCA Ignite Basketball

YEP Crew Peer Educators Habiba & Amelia will be out at SCA Ignite Basketball this Saturday night to run a workshop on The Technosexual World. So if you wanna learn more about sex and the online spaces and how to stay safe, come and join us!!! We’d love to see you there 🙂

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ SCA Ignite Basketball

We’re back after school holidays down at Armadale Arena with the Ignite Basketball peeps!!! YEP Crew Peer Educators Amelia & Susan will be running an interactive workshop on Respectful Relationships & Consent. So if you’re around on Saturday night, come on down and join in on the fun 😀

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YEP Crew Presentation on Current Issues Impacting LGBTIQ+ Young People @ the Agency Network for Youth (ANY) Meeting

YEP Crew Peer Educators Kai & Susan will be presenting the preliminary findings of the Forum that we had with headspace Youth Reference Groups (YRGs) exploring the Link Between Sexual Health & Mental Health. We will also be discussing the current issues facing LGBTIQ+ young people in relation to the postal survey on marriage equality. We hope to see you there!!! 😀

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YEP Crew Presentation on Youth LGBTIQ+ Issues @ Armadale Youth Network Meeting

YEP Crew Peer Educator Kai presented at the Armadale Youth Network Meeting regarding LGBTIQ+ issues for young people in the community. Kai introduced YEP’s Burger Model on Gender & Sexuality with staff and youth workers, which was really well received. Watch this space for upcoming workshops on Trans & Gender Diverse Sexual Health!!!

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YEP Crew Informal Outreach @ Anchors Youth Centre

We’re back at Anchors Youth Centre YAY!!! After the success of the first round of workshops that we did with the awesome young peeps at Anchors Youth Centre, they’ve asked as to come back and we’re totally excited 🙂

This Friday night will be the start of our visits, with YEP Crew Peer Educators Kai & Fatema just hanging out with the young people and having chats. So if you’re out and about, please come on down!

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2017 YACWA/YEP ‘Every Body, Every Mind’ Summit: a WA Youth Sexual Health Sector Event

The Youth Affairs Council of WA (YACWA) and the Youth Educating Peers (YEP) Project cordially invites you to the 2017 YACWA/YEP Every Body, Every Mind Summit: a WA Youth Sexual Health Sector Event.

This FREE Summit will bring together young people, youth services and the sexual health sector to explore, share and increase understanding and capacity to support WA young people around their youth sexual health needs in an ever-increasing and complex environment.

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YEP Crew & headspace Youth Reference Groups WA Forum on the ‘Link between Sexual Health & Mental Health’

***For YEP Crew members & headspace WA Youth Reference Groups (YRG) members only***

The YEP Project will be hosting and facilitating an upcoming forum for YEP Crew members and headspace WA YRG members to explore and better understand the link between sexual health and mental health. We acknowledge that these two health topics are sensitive issues, and are often experience concurrently by young people, and as such, we would like to come together to discuss, brainstorm and determine the value of developing workshops for young people and the youth sector around this topic.

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YEP Crew Informal Outreach @ SCA Ignite Basketball

YEP Crew Peer Educators are back out at Save the Children’s Ignite Basketball program, with Susan and Kai hanging out with the young peeps and playing some b-ball! Head on down to Armadale Arena, and say hey! 🙂

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Supporting Trans & Gender Diverse Students in WA Schools: a Panel Event – Safe Schools Coalition WA

Safe Schools Coalition WA is excited to invite you to the first event of its kind:

PANEL EVENT: How to best support trans and gender diverse students in WA schools

You will hear from trans and gender diverse students, parents of trans and gender diverse young people and school staff or professionals who have supported trans and/or gender diverse students. We also welcome a representative from the Equal Opportunity Commission of WA, Diana MacTiernan, as a panelist. You will have the opportunity to ask panelists questions about how WA schools can best support these students when you register to attend this event.

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Clarkson Youth Centre

It’s our last time out at Clarkson Youth Centre!!! This time around YEP Crew Peer Educators Matt, Fatema & Vithan will be running an interactive workshop on Gender & Sexuality. So if you want to learn more about that, hang out, have chats and also to say bye for now, please come along – we’d love to see you there 🙂

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‘The Positive Power of Peers’ – The YEP Project’ presentation at Cyril Jackson Senior Campus’ PL Event: Health and Wellbeing of EAL/D Students

The YEP Project is back out at Cyril Jackson Senior Campus to present to teachers and staff about the Positive Power of Peers. YEP Crew Peer Educator Habiba and YEP Project Coordinator Anania will be highlighting the successes, learnings and opportunities of the project so far, and encouraging school educators to ensure that SHBBV education remains an important part of the school curriculum.

If you’re attending this event, we look forward to seeing you there!!!

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YEP Crew Informal Outreach @ SCA Ignite Basketball Program

We’re back in Armadale! Starting this Saturday, YEP Crew will be part of Save the Children’s Ignite Basketball program on Saturday nights down at the Armadale Arena! YEP Crew Peer Educators Habiba & Aksh will be hanging out with the peeps this Saturday, and getting to know the fam – so if you’re around, come say hi!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Clarkson Youth Centre

YEP Crew Peer Educators Matt, Fatema & Amelia will be back at Clarkson Youth Centre this Thursday night to run sessions on the topic of Contraception! So if you’re out and about, and would like to know more – we’d love to see ya there!

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HAVE A SAY about the WA Youth Health Policy

The City of Armadale is teaming up with the Consumer and Community Health Research Network to host a youth voice conversation about the WA Youth Health Policy, right here at the City of Armadale buildings.

This is a great opportunity for any of the students or young people you work with aged 13 – 24 years old to have a say about and input into their future health.

$25 payment for all participants, plus pizza provided on the night.

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YEP Crew Stall @ Katanning Senior High School Health Expo

YEP Crew will be travelling to Katanning and will be part of the first-ever Katanning Senior High School Health Expo! We’re super excited to meet and get to know some of the young peeps in Katanning, and will be running quick activities throughout the day, hand out freebies and having chats with the students. See you then!!!

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YEP Crew Stall @ Ocean Reef Senior High School Health Expo

YEP Crew Peer Educators Vithan & Darci will be at Ocean Reef Senior High School’s Health Expo to provide information to students around SHBBV issues. We’ll be there all day so can’t wait to see you there 🙂

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Clarkson Youth Centre

YEP Crew Peer Educators Habiba & Matt will be heading back to Clarkson Youth Centre this Thursday night to hang out with the young peeps and talk about all things STIs & BBVs. Come on down if you’re out and about! We hope to see you there! 🙂

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YEP Youth Sector FREE Workshop in Katanning: “Creating Safe Spaces – The YEP Youth Sector Guidelines v2.0”

Come along to our first FREE Katanning Youth Sector Workshop on Creating Safe Spaces, based on The YEP Youth Sector Guidelines on how to make your service/program/organisation more youth- and SHBBV-friendly for young people in our communities.

 

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YEP Crew Stall @ Curtin Uni’s Rad Sex & Consent Week Event

YEP Crew Peer Educators Jordina & Julia will be manning an awesome YEP Project stall at Curtin University’s Rad Sex & Consent Week event on Wednesday! Come say hi, take part in an activity and learn more about important youth SHBBV issues 🙂 Hope to see you there!

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YEP Project @ Growing and Developing Health Relationships 2017: Supporting Schools – SRE Teacher Training Project, Curtin University

Join us for this exciting full-day event where we showcase recent developments in school-based sexuality and relationships education (SRE).

Hear from a broad range of engaging speakers, meet with WA agencies who can support you with your delivery of SRE and witness a number of practical activities you can take straight back to the classroom.

This symposium is suitable for anyone who may deliver SRE in schools. This includes teachers, school health nurses, support staff, administrators and external agencies. Pre-service teachers are also welcome.

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Clarkson Youth Centre

This time around, YEP Crew Peer Educators Matt, Fatema & Vithan, will be running a workshop on Respectful Relationships & Consent with the young people that drop in to Clarkson Youth Centre. So if you’re out and about and want to learn about this super important topic, we’d love to see ya!!! 😀

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International Overdose Awareness Day – WASUA

International Overdose Awareness Day is Thursday 31st August. WASUA will again be co-hosting the event at the Overdose Remembrance Tree at Hyde Park (near Lake Street entrance).  The event will start at 12:00 and will include a BBQ lunch for all who attend – please see the attached poster for more information or contact WASUA on 9325 8387.

The rate of opiate overdoses has been increasing. The day is centered around remembering and honoring those we have lost as well as raising awareness of ways everyone can prevent, recognize and respond to opiate overdoses. It is a very supportive day and is a good opportunity for workers and clients to come together to share experiences.

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YEP Crew Stall @ North Lake Senior Campus Women’s Health Day

We’re out at North Lake Senior Campus for the very first time and we’re super excited! YEP Crew Peer Educators Fatema & Julia will be at the Women’s Health Day, talking about what YEP does and providing information regarding SHBBV issues for young women 🙂

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WAAC Volunteer Information Sessions

If you’re keen to volunteer in the sexual health sector, head over to the WA AIDS Council’s (WAAC) Volunteer Information Sessions! The details are:

Tuesday 29 August 6.30pm-8pm

Wednesday 30 August 3.30pm-5pm

WAAC, 664 Murray Street, West Perth

Contact: Kristina Mitsikas, Volunteer Program Coordinator kmitsikas@waaids.com or 08 9482 0000

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YEP Crew Stall @ UWA Red Party’s Red Aware Week Event

YEP Crew Peer Educators Golda, Aksh & Amelia will be out and about at the UWA Red Party’s Red Aware Week event, and is run by Red Party which is a student-run charity that raises funds and awareness for HIV/AIDS, and raises awareness of sexual violence.

Come have a chat, participate in some quick activities, and find out more about respectful relationships and consent, sex positivity and STIs and BBVs!!!

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YEP Crew Informal Outreach @ Clarkson Youth Centre

It’s our second informal outreach session, hanging out with the young people at Clarkson Youth Centre! Join YEP Crew Peer Educators Aksh, Matt and Vithan in some activities, chats and lots of fun. Hope to see you there 😀

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Dungeon Youth Centre

YEP Crew Julia & Jordina will be running their last workshop over at Dungeon Youth Centre on the topics of Sex and the Law and the Technosexual World. So if you’re around, pop in and say hi and bye for now, and learn some new things around the legal side of sexual health!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Anchor Point Ballajura

It’s our last session out at Anchor Point Ballajura 🙁 We’ve had an awesome time with the young peeps, and the staff have been super supportive and amazing to work with it! So, for our last workshop, YEP Crew Julia and Jordina will talking about all things Sex and the Law and stuff around the The Technosexual World!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop for Ladder Foundation @ Foyer Oxford

We’re back out at Foyer Oxford for the Ladder Foundation, and this time around YEP Crew Julia, Habiba & Vithan will be running a workshop on Gender & Sexuality and Inclusion – where we talk about the better practice ways of being inclusive with people from all backgrounds. So if you’re around, we’d love to have ya 😀

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YEP Crew Informal Outreach @ Gosnells ChillZone Drop In

This is our last session out at the City of Gosnells Chillzone Drop in at The Castle, so make sure you head on down and hang out with YEP Crew Peer Educators Matt & Habiba! Ask questions, have chats and lots of fun with them and the rest of the awesome young peeps. Go on, see you there!

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YEP Crew Informal Outreach @ Clarkson Youth Centre

We’re super excited to start heading out to Clarkson Youth Centre! This will be YEP Crew’s first time out there, with the first session being just a hang out with the young people with YEP Crew Peer Educators Fatema & Habiba. So if you’re out and about, we hope to see you there!!!

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YEP Crew Girls Youth Workshop @ YMCA SJ Future Links

YEP Crew Peer Educators Fatema & Habiba are back out at Mike Barnett Sporting Complex to run a workshop with the young women on STIs, BBVs & Contraception. Who run the world?!?!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Dungeon Youth Centre

What is Consent? Do you know? Well, EVERYONE should! So to learn all about consent, head down to Dungeon Youth Centre where YEP Crew Peer Educators Habiba & Jordi will be running a workshop on it. Hope to see you there!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Anchor Point Ballajura

YEP Crew Peer Educators Habiba & Jordi are back at Anchor Point Ballajura to run a workshop on Consent with their young people. We all need to know about the importance of asking for and freely giving consent!!!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ SCA One Step Closer

YEP Crew Peer Educators Habiba & Shaina will be running a workshop with the young people out at Save the Children’s One Step Closer program on Respectful Relationships & Consent. Come along, learn new things, and have a chat about these important topics!!! 😀

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YEP Crew Informal Outreach @ Gosnells ChillZone Drop In

YEP Crew Golda, Jordina & Kai will be out at the City of Gosnells ChillZone Drop In Centre to hang with the young peeps and run some on-the-spot activities around Respectful Relationships & Consent. Come along, we’d love to see you there!!!

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headspace Armadale Youth Reference Group Quiz Night @ The Tav, Curtin Uni

Youth Reference Group have been hard at work organising a Quiz Night at Curtin University’s Tav to be held on Thursday August 10th.. Entry fee is $5 to be paid at the door. It will be a fun night out with lots of prizes to be won. Food and drinks will be available to purchase.

Register your team of 8 or we can arrange a team for you. Please register to the following email address ayrgheadspace@gmail.com.

Please note that this is a 18+ event. Family and friends are welcome too.

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Stratton Youth Centre

We’re back for our second and final workshop with the young people out at Stratton Youth Centre. YEP Crew Peer Educators Claire, Julia & Amelia will be running an STI & BBV session, so if you would like to know more about this topic, come along!!! Hope to see you there 🙂

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YEP Crew Informal Outreach @ YMCA SJ Future Links

YEP Crew Peer Educators Fatema & Julia will be out at YMCA Serpentine-Jarrahdale Future Links Program hanging out with the young people, and participating in their programmed activities!!!

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YEP Crew Girls Youth Workshop @ YMCA SJ Future Links

YEP Crew Peer Educators Jordina & Fatema will be out with the young people today running a workshop on Respectful Relationships & Consent at the YMCA Serpentine -Jarrahdale Future Links Program. Who run the world???

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YEP Youth Sector FREE Workshop: ‘R U Legal? – Legal Aid WA’

R U Legal? are a group of interactive online resources developed by the Legal Practice Development Team at Legal Aid WA about:

  • Cyberbullying
  • Sexting
  • Age of Consent
  • Identity Theft

This workshop will focus broadly on consequences for actions in the legal context, share real life stories, and demonstrate to you how the online resources can be used in providing information and advice to the young people that you work with.

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Dungeon Youth Centre

We’re back out at Dungeon Youth Centre, with YEP Crew Peer Educators Julia & Jordina running a workshop with the young people on STIs & BBVs. So if you’re around, come and join!!!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Anchor Point Ballajura

YEP Crew Peer Educators Julia & Jordina are back with the young peeps over at Anchor Point Ballajura. This time around we will be running a workshop on STIs & BBVs 🙂

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YEP Crew Boys Youth Workshop @ YMCA SJ Future Links

YEP Crew Peer Educators Matt & Kai will be out at YMCA Serpentine-Jarrahdale Future Links program running a workshop with the young people on Respectful Relationships & Consent. It’s gonna be fun times!!!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Stratton Youth Centre

After our initial informal outreach session, YEP Crew Peer Educators Fatema, Jordina & Amelia are back to run a workshop with the young people on Respectful Relationships & Consent. So if you’re out and about, come and hang with us, we’d love to have ya!!!

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YEP Crew Informal Outreach @ YMCA SJ Future Links

We’re super excited to be heading out to the YMCA Serpentine-Jarrahdale Future Links program next week! First up, we have informal outreach with the young people over at Mike Barnett Sporting Complex in Rockingham, with YEP Crew Peer Educators Aksh & Kai hanging out and getting to know the young people! 😀

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Dungeon Youth Centre

Week 3 with the YEP Crew over at Dungeon Youth Centre! We’ve had a great time getting to know the young peeps that come and hang out during the Drop In hours. This time around YEP Crew will be running their first Youth Workshop on Respectful Relationships & Consent. So if you’re around, pop in and say hhheelllooo!!!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Anchor Point Ballajura

YEP Crew will be heading back to Anchor Point Ballajura to run our first Youth Workshop session! We will be talking about ‘Respectful Relationships & Consent‘, with activities and awesome videos 🙂 We’re really looking forward to it!

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YEP Crew Informal Outreach @ Save the Children’s ‘One Step Closer’

YEP Crew Peer Educators Habiba & Fatema are going to be at SCA’s One Step Closer program out behind Champion Centre in Armadale next Thursday night. This is our second informal outreach session, getting to know the young peeps, participating in the education session and having fun playing footy with the Night Fields crew from WA Football Commission. So if you’re looking for something to do, head on down and hang out with us!!! 😀

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YEP Crew Informal Outreach @ Dungeon Youth Centre

It’s round 2 of our informal outreach sessions out at Dungeon Youth Centre! YEP Crew Peer Educators Susan & Julia will be hanging out with the young people at the drop in centre, so if you’re in the area, come say hi!!!

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YEP Crew Informal Outreach @ Anchor Point Ballajura

YEP Crew Susan & Julia will be out over at Anchor Point Ballajura just getting to know the young people and hanging out this Tuesday, as part of our second informal outreach session 😀

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YEP Youth Sector FREE Workshop in Mandurah: “Creating Safe Spaces: the YEP Youth Sector Guidelines v2.0”

Come along to our first Mandurah FREE Youth Sector Workshop on Creating Safe Spaces, based on The YEP Youth Sector Guidelines on how to make your service/program/organisation more youth- and SHBBV-friendly for young people in our communities.

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YEP Crew Informal Outreach @ Stratton Youth Centre

We’re so excited to start our sessions out at Stratton Youth Centre, which is run by our friends over at Rise Network. YEP Crew Peer Educators Fatema & Shaina will be out with the young peeps just hanging out and having fun on Monday arvo, so if you’re around, pop in and say g’day!!!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Cockburn Youth Centre

This is our last session at Cockburn Youth Centre 🙁 We’ve had an amazing time with the awesome young people and the great staff at the Centre, and we hope that we can come back again soon! For our last workshop, YEP Crew Peer Educators Habiba, Fatema and Kai will be running our last workshop, so we hope to see you there!!!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Wanneroo Secondary College

YEP Crew Peer Educators Habiba & Claire will be heading out to Wanneroo Secondary College to run a workshop on STIs & Testing with Year 12 Health Class students. This is our first time out at the College and we’re very excited for the opportunity 😀

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YEP Crew Informal Outreach @ Dungeon Youth Centre

Woohoo!!! We’re heading out to Dungeon Youth Centre starting the 18 July!!! YEP Crew Peer Educators Claire & Matt will be starting off with just some informal outreach with the young peeps who will be dropping by, so if you’re around in Ballajura, come say g’day!!! 😀

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YEP Crew Informal Outreach @ Anchor Point Ballajura

We’re super excited to start getting to know the awesome young people that are part of Youth Future’s Anchor Point Program in Ballajura!!! Our first session will just be informal outreach, with YEP Crew Peer Educators Claire & Matt hanging out with the young crew 🙂

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YEP Crew Informal Outreach @ Save the Children ‘One Step Closer’

This is our first time out at Champion Centre on a Friday night for Save the Children’s One Step Closer program. This is a youth diversionary program that combines education workshops with fun activities for young people within the Armadale region on Friday nights run by the amazing team of staff and volunteers from our friends over at SCA.

YEP Crew Peer Educators Habiba & Shaina will be on hand hanging out with the young people and participating in the awesome fun activities so if you’re out and about, come say hi and get to know the YEP Crew! Hope to see you there!!! 😀

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‘The Positive Power of Peers – The YEP Project’ presentation at the 2017 Youth Health Conference!

The YEP Project is excited to announce that they will be presenting at the 2017 Youth Health Conference in Sydney hosted by the Australian Association for Adolescent Health (AAAH). YEP Senior Project Officer Anania and YEP Crew Peer Educator Susan will be presenting ‘The Positive Power of Peers – The YEP Project’ on the firs day of the conference.

This is the first time that this iteration of the YEP Project will be presenting on a national scale, so we’re very humbled and extremely excited to have been chosen!!! We hope to see you there!!!

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CATALYST YOUTH SUMMIT 2017

BE PART OF THE MOST INSPIRING 3-DAYS OF YOUR LIFE!!!

SEXUAL HEALTH IS ONE OF THE HOT TOPICS OF THIS YEAR’S SUMMIT!!!

The Catalyst Youth Summit is an initiative organised by young people for young people. It is open to all young people from refugee or migrant backgrounds aged 18 to 25 living in Western Australia. The aim of the summit is to bring multicultural young people together to discuss issues important to them, create solutions and to directly express their opinions to politicians and other decision makers. The three-day summit program will include leadership and advocacy trainings, opportunities to hear from inspirational speakers and an opportunity to network with politicians, decision makers and form friendships with other likeminded young people.

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Cockburn Youth Centre

YEP Crew Shaina & Habiba are back at Cockburn Youth Centre this Thursday to run activities and games around the topic of Contraception. Learn the different types, how the work, and what they’re all about PLUS have fun and ask those questions that have been brewing in your head for a while. Hope to see you there!!! 😀

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Introduction to Hepatitis B for CaLD Communities – an ASHM & Hepatitis WA Workshop

Hepatitis B is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus. It can lead to serious liver damage and liver cancer. Many people who have the virus don’t know that they are infected. In many countries, the most common way hepatitis B is passed on is from mother to baby at birth.

This workshop is designed for settlement workers, counsellors, youth workers, case managers, social workers, practice nurses, interpreters and volunteers working with refugees, international students and other migrant populations.

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Sowilo Community High School

Sowilo Community High School is AWESOME!!!!! YEP Crew members Claire, Fatema & Matt headed over there last Friday to run two sessions with Year 9s & 10s, as well as Year 11 & 12 students on Consent & Contraception. The crew had a fab time with the young peeps, and we’re looking forward to heading back there soon! 😀

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Cockburn Youth Centre

YEP Crew Shaina & Julian are back at Cockburn Youth Centre to hang with the peeps and run an interactive workshop on STI & BBVs!!! So if you wanna know more about STIs and BBVs – like what they are, how you can get them, how you can get rid of them and that sort of thing, head down to Cockburn Youth Centre this Thursday night and have a chat to Shaina and Julian. They’re super friendly and super helpful 😀

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Young Boxing Woman Project Subiaco

It’s Round 3 at YBW Subi with YEP Crew Susan & Fatema coming around to train with the young women and run an interactive workshop with the peeps afterwards! So come on down to Subi PCYC this Thursday night with ya gloves on!!! 😀

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Queers for Reconciliation

To celebrate Reconciliation Week come and join Queers for Reconciliation and get together with Black Queer mob and their non-Aboriginal brothers and sisters.

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Young Boxing Woman Project Fremantle

It’s round 3 for us over at Young Boxing Woman Project in Fremantle!!! YEP Crew Habiba & Julia will be joining in on the training and then running a workshop on STIs & BBVs. See you there!!! 😀

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Cockburn Youth Centre

It’s our third session with the Cockburn Youth Centre, and tonight we will be running activities around the topics of Respectful Relationships & Consent. So if you wanna know more, ask questions, have a chat, play some games or just hang out with YEP Crew Shaina & Julian – they’d love to have you there!!! 😀

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YEP Crew @ Cockburn Youth Centre

This time around, Shaina & Aksh will be hanging out with the young people down at Cockburn Youth Centre…but with Fremantle Dockers players! Hope to see you there 🙂

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Exhibition Opening: Freedom Centre’s Trans Art Project

Come along to the Freedom Centre’s Trans Art Project Exhibition Opening!!!!

A collection of artworks depicting the gender journey of trans and gender diverse young people.

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YEP Crew @ Young Boxing Woman Project (Subiaco)

It’s Round 2 for YEP at Young Boxing Woman Project in Subiaco! YEP Crew Susan & Fatema will be having a box and running a session on Respectful Relationships & Consent with the young ladies, so come along and hang out with us!

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SHQ’s Nuts & Bolts of Sexual Health – Get in for the May 2017 Training

Young people want to talk about relationships and sexual health, but it’s not always easy! This course will help you open that potential can of worms and handle those tricky moments that might follow.

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Cartooning & Songwriting Workshops @ headspace Freo!!!

Held over 5 Saturdays starting 6th May, headspace Fremantle have Cartooning Workshops for Year 8 & 9 Students and Song Writing Workshops for Year 10 & 11 students. The workshops are normally held at Paper Bird and usually involve a fee, however thanks to the City of Fremantle, this series of workshops are completely FREE!!!

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YEP Crew @ Cockburn Youth Centre

How exciting!!! YEP Crew will be out and about hanging with the young peeps over at Cockburn Youth Centre for the very first time!!! We’ve been so excited about this…and so come on down and have a chat to YEP Crew members Shaina & Julian and take part in some of the activities we’ve got going!!! 😀

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YEP Crew w/ Hope Community Services Street Van @ Roleystone Park

We’re heading back out to Roleystone Skate Park with the Hope Community Services Street Van this week! YEP Crew members Fatema & Susan will be on hand to have a chat with young people about any questions they may have, play some games, and have some yummy BBQ, so head down there on Thursday arvo and check it out!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ the Young Boxing Woman Project (Fremantle)

We’re back for the second round at the Young Boxing Woman Project in Fremantle! This time, YEP Crew Habiba & Jordi will be talking about Respectful Relationships & Consent. So come on down, have a box and a chat with some awesome ladies 🙂

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Bentley Adolescent Unit (CAMHS)

YEP Crew Jordi & Fatema are back at Bentley Adolescent Unit talking Contraception! The ladies have some new activities planned for this session, and so we’re really excited on how the young peeps engage with them 😀

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Anchors Youth Centre

It’s our last session for this half of 2017 at Anchors Youth Centre! Thanks so much to the City of Joondalup for their support 🙂 This time around YEP Crew members, Habiba & Shaina will be talking STIs and BBVs. So if you wanna know more about this topic, and ask ANY questions you may have, come along, it’d be great to see you there! 🙂

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YEP Crew w/ Hope Community Services Street Van @ Roleystone Park

For the first time ever, YEP Crew will be out and about with the Hope Community Services Street Van at Roleystone Park! YEP Crew Peer Educators Fatema & Julian will be hanging out with the youth workers and outreach team, putting on a BBQ and some music for the awesome young peeps at the skate park. So head down there and meet the crew! We’re super excited 🙂

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Stratton Youth Centre

YEP Crew members Jordi & Darci will be at this Thursday’s Stratton Youth Centre, run by RISE Network, to do an interactive workshop with their young people on gender, sexuality and LGBTIQ+ issues. It’s our first time at Stratton, so we’d love to see you there!

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YEP to present at the Teacher Development School Secondary IEC Conference 2017 @ Cyril Jackson Senior Campus

YEP will be at the Teacher Development School Secondary IEC Conference at Cyril Jackson Senior Campus with YEP Senior Project Officer, Nia, presenting on YEP & Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network of WA work, as well as YEP Crew Peer Educator Golda giving the closing keynote speech!!!

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YEP Crew @ the Young Boxing Woman Project (Subiaco)

We’re already started at the Freo sessions, and now the YEP Crew are going to be with the ladies at the Young Boxing Woman Project in Subiaco. YEP Crew Susan & Fatema will be hanging out getting to know the peeps and, of course, doing some boxing training! If this sounds like something you’d like to be a part of, and you’re a young lady aged 12-24, come on down to Subiaco PCYC and get your gloves on!!!

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YEP Crew Stall @ ‘FAB FUN DAY OUT’ YMCA Belmont NYW 2017 Event

YMCA Belmont will be having a youth festival for National Youth Week 2017 at Faulkner Park in Belmont, and have invited YEP Crew to come and hang! So, YEP Crew members Julian & Shaina will be on deck having chats, running activities and hanging out so make sure you come on down!!! 😀

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YACWA/YEP Crew Stall @ Propel Youth Arts KickstART Market Day 2017

YACWA and the YEP Crew will be out and about at the Propel Youth Arts’ KickstART Market Day 2017!!! It will be a fun filled family event with stalls, food, music and so much more to celebrate National Youth Week 2017 and the start of the KickstART Festival. So come on down and get amongst it!!!

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‘teSTIng, teSTIng, ABC’ – WASUA’s National Youth Week Event 2017!!!

WASUA will again be holding the youth testing event teSTIng, teSTIng, ABC during youth week. The event runs onThursday 6th and Friday 7th of April between 10 am and 3 pm at WASUA Perth – 22/7 Aberdeen Street (near McIver Train Station).

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YEP Crew @ The Young Boxing Woman Project (Fremantle)

The YEP Crew are starting their sessions with the amazing ladies at the Young Boxing Woman Project in Fremantle. YEP Crew Fatema & Habiba will be hanging out getting to know the peeps and, of course, doing some boxing training! If this sounds like something you’d like to be a part of, and you’re a young lady aged 12-24, come on down to Fremantle PCYC for super cool fun! 😀

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YEP Crew @ Bentley Adolescent Unit (CAMHS)

We’re up to our third session with the awesome young people at Bentley Adolescent Unit (CAMHS), and we’re pretty excited!  YEP Crew Jordi & Golda will be hanging out with the young people and talking STIs, BBVs and contraception 🙂

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YEP Crew @ zero2hero’s Superhero YOUth Festival 2017

YEP Crew members Fatema & Aksh will be manning our YEP stall at this weekend’s zero2hero Superhero YOUth Festival 2017!!! Come say hi, play an activity, have a conversation and just hang out with us at Perth Cultural Centre. See you there, okay? 😀

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YEP Youth Sector FREE Workshop: “Creating Safe Spaces – The YEP Youth Sector Guidelines v2.0”

Come along to our FREE Youth Sector Workshop on Creating Safe Spaces, based on The YEP Youth Sector Guidelines on how to make your service/program/organisation more youth- and SHBBV-friendly for young people in our communities.

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‘Sexual Health: The Ins & Outs’ YEP Crew FREE Youth Workshop @ Avon Youth

Our final FREE workshop will be our Sexual Health: The Ins & Outs which we have developed for the young people in Northam. Facilitated by YEP Crew members Susan & Jordi, with a little help from YEP Senior Project Officer Nia & YEP Volunteers Julia and Kendall, this interactive 3-hour YEP Crew Youth Workshop will take you through the basics of what it means for you to be in a healthy and respectful relationship, as well as information on what you can do to protect yourself from risks and other risky behaviours.

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‘Engaging Young People in Youth SHBBV Issues’ YEP Youth Sector FREE Workshop @ Wheatbelt Public Health Unit

Next week when we’re in Northam, we will be facilitating our second Engaging Young People in Youth SHBBV Issues FREE workshop with staff from the Wheatbelt Public Health Unit. We’re doing this via video conference to the other Public Health Units around the Wheatbelt! Hope to see you then 🙂

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YEP Crew Outreach w/ UWA Health Promotion Unit @ University Hall

We’re back at UWA Uni Hall next week doing some fun outreach stuff with the UWA Health Promotion Unit!!! Come see Aksh, Shaina & Matt and play some games with us, ask us a question, or just generally hang. See yas then!

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‘Engaging Young People in Youth SHBBV Issues’ YEP Youth Sector FREE Workshop @ Avon Youth Northam

The YEP Project is going on a road trip to…NORTHAM!!! We will be holding a series of workshop there, with the first one being the Engaging Young People in Youth SHBBV Issues Youth Sector Workshop to be hosted by our new friends over at Avon Youth.

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Working with CaLD communities

Join us at the next SHARE Workshop to discuss useful resources, share experiences and explore ways of working with people and communities from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) backgrounds.

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YEP Crew @ Bentley Adolescent Unit (CAMHS)

YEP Crew is going back to run education sessions at Bentley Adolescent Mental Health Unit, and we’re super excited! Jordina & Claire will be running a fun & interactive session with the young people around the topic of Respectful Relationships & Consent 🙂

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YEP Crew @ Murdoch Uni Festival Day 2017!!!

YEP Crew Golda & Jordina will be at Bush Court for this years Murdoch University Festival Day!!! Come and say hey, play some Ping Pong Bingo, learn about interesting SHBBV facts, play with the plushy toys, grab some condoms – and if you’re lucky, some lollies, and have the best day ever!

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YEP Crew @ Perth Inner City Youth Service (PICYS) Base Camp

YEP Crew are beginning their journey with the Perth Inner City Youth Service (PICYS) by coming to their drop in Base Camp Sessions! This week, YEP Crew Golda & Susan will be at Base Camp hanging out with the peeps and getting to know what they think about all this ‘sex and sexual health stuff’! Come on down 🙂

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YEP Crew Youth Workshop @ Anchors Youth Centre

This is our second time back at Anchors Youth Centre, and we’re are EXCITED! YEP Crew Peer Educators, Habiba & Darci, will be running a fun and interactive sessions around Respectful Relationships & Consent with the awesome young peeps, so come along and hang out with us! 😀

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YEP Crew @ University of Western Australia’s O-Day 2017!!!

Come and see YEP Crew member’s Aksh, Fatema & Julian as they go nuts at UWA’s O-Day 2017! There will be SO MUCH room for activities 😛 Thanks so much to UWA’s Health Promotion Unit for letting us hang with them!

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YEP Crew @ University of Notre Dame’s O-Day Fiesta 2017!!!

YEP Crew members Fatema & Claire will be hanging out at this years University of Notre Dame’s O-Day Fiesta! This is the first year YEP’s been involved with this event, and we’re super super excited to be there! So if you’re around the Freo campus, come say g’day 🙂 Thanks so much to the UNDA’s Student Guild for having us this year!

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YEP Crew @ Curtin University O-Day!!!

YEP Crew will be bustin’ a move at Curtin University’s O-Day 2017! If you’re out and about at Curtin Uni campus that day, come say hey and hang out with YEP Crew members Claire & Susan. Thanks so much to the Curtin Health Promotion Unit and Student Guild for having us this year 🙂 See you there!

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YEP Crew Youth Sector Workshop w/ Diploma of Youth Work Students @ North Metro TAFE

YEP Crew have been invited back to run a 3-hour workshop on Engaging Young People in SHBBV Issues with students studying their Diploma of Youth Work at North Metro TAFE in Joondalup. YEP Crew Peer Educators Jordina, Habiba & Fatema will be facilitating this workshop, which we’re super excited about!

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YEP Crew Youth Workshops @ Harvey Senior High for National Condom Day 2017!

Amazing YEP Crew members Julian, Jordina, Shaina & Claire drove down with YEP Project Officer Nia to Harvey Senior High School for National Condom Day 2017 to run workshops with their students. What an incredible day!

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Free PD in February – supporting LGBTI youth in schools!

The Safe Schools Coalition WA team are visiting Kalgoorlie and Esperance the week of 13 – 17th February, running two free professional development workshops for school-based workers who are interested in learning more about how to create safer and more inclusive school environments for same sex attracted, intersex and gender diverse students, staff and families. Register today!!!

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SHQ Tools of the Trade course – February 2017

Your Tool Kit of Skills for Sexual Health Education

Have you been inspired by our Nuts and Bolts course and want to extend your sexual health education and group facilitation skills? Then this is the course for you!

Tools of the Trade will develop your competence and confidence to plan, deliver and evaluate effective sexual health education programs. This course is fun, interactive and practical.

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YEP Crew @ the City of Wanneroo Skate Park Launch

YEP Crew members, Aksh & Darci, will be out and about at the City of Wanneroo’s Skate Park Launch this Friday!!! Go visit them at the YEP stall for a chat, ask some questions and grab some freebies 🙂

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Consultation with the Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network WA (MYAN WA) on the ‘Youth CaLD Competency Training – SHBBV’

The YEP Project will be holding a consultation with the MYAN WA Network at their final meeting for 2016 on the ‘Youth CaLD Competency Training – SHBBV’. Hope to see you there!

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‘Talking Positive: a YEP Project World AIDS Day 2016 Workshop’ hosted by headspace Bunbury

YEP is headed to Bunbury for World AIDS Day 2016 to facilitate the ‘Talking Positive’ Workshop!!!

An often difficult topic to discuss, the YEP Project will be covering the ins and outs of HIV/AIDS, with particular emphasis in providing best practice strategies on how to engage young people in this extremely sensitive topic.

Facilitated by YEP Crew members, Susan Theseira, Matthew Bacon and Golda Signal, come and join the YEP Project at this FREE event to celebrate World AIDS Day 2016!

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SHQ’s Tools of the Trade – Workshop Perth 2016

Have you been inspired by our Nuts and Bolts course and want to extend your sexual health education and group facilitation skills? Then this is the course for you!

Tools of the Trade will develop your competence and confidence to plan, deliver and evaluate effective sexual health education programs. This course is fun, interactive and practical.

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YEP Crew w/ Keep It Safe Summer (KISS) Program @ Leavers 2016!!!

The YEP Crew will be out in force as part of the WA AIDS Councils’ Keep It Safe Summer (KISS) Program for Leavers 2016 in Dunsborough & Rottnest Island.

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YEP Crew @ Ishar Women’s Health & Wellbeing Day for Women and Children

YEP Crew will be at the Ishar ‘Health & Wellbeing Day for Women and Children’.

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YEP Crew Workshop @ Bentley Adolescent Unit

The YEP Crew will be running a youth SHBBV workshop with the young people from the Bentley Adolescent Unit.

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YEP Crew @ Mundaring Youth Day

YEP Crew will be out and about at the upcoming Mundaring Youth Day! There will be free activities, rides, and sausage sizzle. Come along and see us on this amazing family fun event!

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YEP Crew @ City of Wanneroo Skate Park Launch

The YEP Crew will be out in force at the upcoming City of Wanneroo Skate Park Launch. Join us for an awesome family fun day with skate exhibitions, activities, food and music! Hope to see you there!

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YEP Youth Sector Workshop: ‘Understanding Diverse Sexualities and Genders: digital media, young people, and diversification (from LGBT to the new language of online identities)’

Starting in online spaces and social networking, young people have begun moving away from traditional gender and sexual identity descriptors like male/female and heterosexual or LGBT.  In the past few years, dozens of new identities have emerged for both gender identity (e.g., cis-gendered, demiboy, genderfluid, non-binary) and sexuality (pansexual, sapiosexual, homoflexible).  These identities are often very deeply-felt and very meaningful to many young people.

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YEP Crew @ Guerrilla Art

Guerrilla Art is an event being held at Ellenbrook Secondary College on Saturday the 5th of November, from 10am to 4pm, showcasing and celebrating Perth artists and musicians in the field of Hip Hop, linking with our in school program, Hip Hop 101.

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headspaces’ Parent Information Evening – Youth Sexual Health

Parents and carers are welcome to attend this free interactive workshop to learn more about youth sexual health, how to engage young people in conversations about sexuality, and strategies to help work through any issues that may arise.

The workshop will cover topics including the influence of media, negotiation, contraception/STI’s, sexual identity and body image, and where to turn to for more information and support.

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Supporting males to deliver sexuality and relationships education (Seminar)

This seminar seeks to support the work of male teachers to deliver comprehensive sexuality and relationships education (SRE) to students that aligns with the WA curriculum. It is an important event for male teachers and anyone who works in schools to support them.

Join us for afternoon tea followed by a fun, stimulating and interactive workshop!

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SHQ’s SHARE Workshop (Sexual Health Activities and Resources for Engagement) – “Sexting” 

“At the core of contemporary debates around young people’s online sexual practices, new technologies, social media, and childhood sexuality has been the phenomenon of sexting.”

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AHPA & PHAA WA’s Career Showcase 2016

YEP Project Officer, Anania, was a panelist at this year’s AHPA & PHAA WA Career Showcase. The panel included professionals from the health promotion and public health fields, as well as our good friend from SHQ, Megan!

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YEP Crew @ Stress Less Event 2016

YEP Crew will be at the 2016 Stress Less Event this year running a stall, facilitating games, and speaking to young people and participants about SHBBV issues and the link between sexual health and mental health! We’re super excited!!

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YEP Crew @ ‘Changing Your Tune’ – Fremantle Mental Health Week Event 2016

YEP Crew will be running a stall at Fremantle Esplanade Plaza for the ‘Changing Your Tune’ Fremantle Health Week Event 2016. There will be other info stalls, food, bands, and activities for the whole family – should be a great day out! Come see us 🙂

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YEP Crew @ Armadale Multi Sports Day

YEP Crew will be out and about (come rain or shine!) at the Armadale Multi Sports Day at Gwynne Park Oval in Armadale. Come and see us, or try a new sport, mingle and make new friends – this will be an awesome event!

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YEP Crew Workshop @ Foyer Oxford

YEP Crew had a blast presenting to young people from Foyer Oxford. Thanks so much to Kate from Ladder for organising this awesome event!!!

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YEP FREE Workshop: ‘Beyond Bloody Basics’

The YEP Project presents this FREE workshop ‘Beyond Bloody Basics’, facilitated by our good friends at WA AIDS Council & Hepatitis WA.

This workshop is for youth workers and staff working closely with young people who would like to know about all things youth & blood borne viruses (BBVs).

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YEP Crew @ TAFE Leederville Networking Event

YEP Crew will be at TAFE Leederville’s Networking Event running a stall, chatting to students, and helping them to learn about the value of networking and partnerships in developing and running youth programs during this event 😀

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YEP Crew @ Djilba Festival 2016

YEP Crew will be out and about at the 2016 Djilba Festival celebrating the Noongyar culture and raising awareness on Aboriginal peoples’ overall health and wellbeing.

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YEP Crew w/ WA AIDS Council ‘SURE’ Workshop @ Peter Moyes Anglican School

YEP Crew members, Susan & Matthew, will be working alongside one of our amazing partners, the WA AIDS Council (WAAC) to run the ‘SURE’ Workshop at Peter Moyes Anglican School.

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YEP Crew @ Murdoch Uni Multicultural Day

YEP Crew will be out in force at the upcoming Murdoch University Multicultural Day on Thursday 15 September from 10am-2pm! We’re super excited to mingle with students, have discussions on how to best approach SHBBV with CaLD communities using culturally respectful strategies, and have heaps of fun 🙂 Hope to see you there!

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YEP Crew Nuts & Bolts Training w/ SHQ September 9-11, 2016

The YEP Crew and YEP Project Officer Nia will be doing the ‘Nuts & Bolts’ Training facilitated by our mates over at SHQ.

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YEP Crew w/ WA AIDS Council ‘KISS Leavers Presentation’ @ Woodvale Senior College

YEP Crew members, Susan & Matthew, will be working alongside one of our amazing partners, the WA AIDS Council (WAAC) to run the ‘KISS Leavers Presentation’ at Woodvale Senior College.

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Treatments Forum for people living with HIV in WA: WA AIDS Council

The WA AIDS Council have a range of workshops, forums and activities for people living with HIV in Western Australia.

Coming Up: Treatments Forum

Wednesday September 7th, 6.30pm-9.30pm LIMITED spaces remain. RSVP: Alli Paterson apaterson@waaids.com or phone 9482 0000.

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YEP Crew @ City of Joondalup Youth Drop In Centre

YEP Crew will be out at the City of Joondalup Friday night Youth Drop In Centre just chillin’ and hanging out with the young peeps, and running a few fun activities, so come on down and come see us in action!!!

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YEP Crew @ UWA’s SCREW Week 2016

YEP Crew members, Susan & Matthew, will be working alongside one of our amazing partners, the WA AIDS Council (WAAC) to run the ‘KISS Leavers Presentation’ at Woodvale Senior College.

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YEP Crew w/ Hepatitis WA @ Mater Dei Health & Wellbeing Day Expo

YEP Crew will be out and about with Hepatitis WA at the Mater Dei Health & Wellbeing Day Expo doing outreach and community engagement. Hope to see you there!

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YEP Crew Workshop @ City of Joondalup Girls Inc Program

Building on from our first time out at the City of Joondalup’s Girls Inc Program, we’re coming back to do a formal SHBBV session with the girls! So, YEP Crew members Jordina, Fatema, Susan, Claire, and YEP Project Officer Nia, will be running a fun education workshop with the group 🙂

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YEP Crew w/ Hepatitis WA ‘YOUR Health’ Program @ Anchor Point Heathridge

YEP Crew members, Fatema & Golda, will be assisting our friend Brenna from Hepatitis WA with their YOUR Health workshop at Anchor Point Heathridge.

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YEP Crew w/ WA AIDS Council ‘Safe Sex No Regrets’ Workshop @ Governor Stirling Senior High School

YEP Crew members, Julian & Susan, will be working alongside one of our amazing partners, the WA AIDS Council (WAAC) to run the ‘Safe Sex No Regrets’ Workshop at Governor Stirling Senior High School.

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YEP Crew w/ WA AIDS Council ‘Safe Sex No Regrets’ Workshop @ Governor Stirling Senior High School

YEP Crew members, Aksh & Darci, will be working alongside one of our amazing partners, the WA AIDS Council (WAAC) to run the ‘Safe Sex No Regrets’ Workshop at Governor Stirling Senior High School.

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The YEP Project is a ‘Wear it Purple Day 2016’ Hub here in Perth!!!

Join us here at the YEP Project in celebrating how proud we are of our LGBTIQ young people by popping down to YACWA Office on 196 Oxford Street, Leederville, to grab some ‘Wear It Purple Day’ merch and take a photo during the 2016 Wear It Purple Day here in Perth!!!!

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YEP Crew w/ WA AIDS Council ‘Safe Sex No Regrets’ Workshop @ Governor Stirling Senior High School

YEP Crew members, Darci & Susan, will be working alongside one of our amazing partners, the WA AIDS Council (WAAC) to run the ‘Safe Sex No Regrets’ Workshop at Governor Stirling Senior High School.

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YEP Crew @ City of Joondalup Girls Inc. Program

YEP Crew will be heading out to the City of Joondalup’s Girls Inc program starting August 24. YEP Crew members, Susan & Fatema, will be doing some informal engagement with the girls attending the group which is super exciting!!!

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YEP Crew w/ WA AIDS Council ‘Safe Sex No Regrets’ Workshop @ Governor Stirling Senior High School

YEP Crew members, Aksh & Darci, will be working alongside one of our amazing partners, the WA AIDS Council (WAAC) to run the ‘Safe Sex No Regrets’ Workshop at Governor Stirling Senior High School.

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YEP Crew Workshop w/ North Metropolitan TAFE, Diploma of Youth Work Students

YEP Crew members – Claire, Susan & Tahnae – along with YEP Project Officer Nia, will be running a 3-hour workshop with North Metropolitan TAFE Diploma of Youth Work Students on how to engage young people in SHBBV issues.

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International Overdose Day 2016 in Perth – Hosted by WASUA

We will be commemorating those we have lost, raising awareness of Opioid Overdose, and providing information about what community members can do to prevent and manage overdose.

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YEP Crew w/ WA AIDS Council ‘Safe Sex No Regrets’ Workshop @ Governor Stirling Senior High School

YEP Crew members, Julian & Darci, will be working alongside one of our amazing partners, the WA AIDS Council (WAAC) to run the ‘Safe Sex No Regrets’ Workshop at Governor Stirling Senior High School.

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YEP Crew @ Butler College Health Expo

YEP Crew members Claire & Golda, as well as YEP Project Officer Nia, will be with SHQ at the Butler College Health Expo doing youth outreach and fun community engagement.

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YEP Crew w/ WA AIDS Council ‘Getting the Facts’ Workshop @ Willetton Senior High School

YEP Crew members, Aksh & Susan, will be working alongside one of our amazing partners, the WA AIDS Council (WAAC) to run the ‘Getting the Facts’ Workshop at Willetton Senior High School.

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YEP Crew w/ WA AIDS Council ‘Safe Sex No Regrets’ Workshop @ Ellenbrook Senior College

YEP Crew members, Claire & Golda, will be working alongside one of our amazing partners, the WA Aids Council (WAAC) to run the ‘Safe Sex No Regrets’ Workshop at Ellenbrook Senior College.

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YEP Crew w/ WA Aids Council ‘Getting the Facts’ Workshop @ Willetton Senior High School

YEP Crew members, Tahnae & Matthew, will be working alongside one of our amazing partners, the WA Aids Council (WAAC) to run the ‘Getting the Facts’ Workshop at Perth College.

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YEP Crew w/ Hepatitis WA ‘YOUR Health’ Program Wind Up @ Anchor Point Heathridge

YEP Crew members, Fatema & Tahnae, will be assisting Hepatitis WA on their ‘YOUR Health’ Program Wind Up with students at Anchor Point Heathridge.

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YEP Crew w/ WA AIDS Council ‘Getting the Facts’ Workshop @ Perth College

YEP Crew members, Claire & Golda, will be working alongside one of our amazing partners, the WA AIDS Council (WAAC) to run the ‘Getting the Facts’ Workshop at Perth College.

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YEP Crew w/ WA AIDS Council ‘Safe Sex No Regrets’ Workshop @ Ellenbrook Senior College

The YEP Crew’s second session with Ellenbrook Senior College students, assisting the WA AIDS Council on their education workshops.

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YEP Crew w/ WA AIDS Council ‘Safe Sex No Regrets’ Workshop @ Ellenbrook Senior College

The YEP Crew will be commencing their outreach/education workshops, alongside one of our amazing partners, the WA AIDS Council (WAAC).

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YEP @ World Hepatitis Day Perth 2016!

JOIN US TO MAKE THE ELIMINATION OF VIRAL HEPATITIS OUR NEXT GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT!!!

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YEP Crew Training Retreat Weekend

The YEP Crew is going on a Training Retreat! Woop!

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YEP at Fairground 2016

This year not only is YEP attending Fairground 2016…BUT we’re also presenting!!!

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Safe Schools Coalition WA: Introductory Session

Creating safe and inclusive environments for same sex attracted, intersex and gender diverse students, staff and families.

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What's happening at YEP

YEP at Fairground 2016

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Safe Schools Coalition WA: Introductory Session

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Meet the team

Jesse Altham

Hey! My name is Jesse and I’m a 23 year old from Fremantle, WA. I’m finishing up my Diploma of Youth Work with North Metro TAFE, completing my last practical placement here with the YEP crew. I am extremely passionate about politics, advocacy and education and I’m so fortunate to be working with YEP in the space of peer education.

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