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

Date & Time
July 25, 2017 at 10:00
Location

Training Room
Mandurah Aquatic and Recreation Centre
303 Pinjarra Road
Mandurah

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.

Enter the topic of sexual health and blood borne viruses (SHBBVs) and just imagine how confused, scared, iffy, unsure, and embarrased – but super curious! – this young person could be. They’re not going to talk to us about stuff like this straight away, but they may really really want to.

So, what can we do to make them feel comfortable about talking to us about SHBBV issues? How can we do it?

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.

Date: Tuesday 25 July 2017

Time: 10.00am-2.00pm (lunch provided)

Location: Mandurah Aquatic and

Recreation Centre

 303 Pinjarra Rd, Mandurah

Register via our Eventbrite link here. We hope to see you there!

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Vanessa Vlajkovic

Hi! My name is Nessa and I’m 20 years old. I’m studying Journalism at Edith Cowan University, with a Public Relations minor. I am an avid reader, writer, traveller and cheerleader. I’m also a passionate advocate for the deafblind community, and for other types of disability. I’ve been on the committee of the Youth Disability Advocacy Network (YDAN) at YACWA for a few months, and through them have developed a desire to become a YEP volunteer, as I want to expand my horizons.

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