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Deadly Sex Congress

30 April, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 1 May, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Course Summary
Deadly Sex is an annual forum for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sexual Health Workers from across Queensland to update knowledge, build workforce capacity and share stories

Synopsis
Deadly Sex is organised by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sexual health workers for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers through an Organising Committee Structure.

Event Description
Topics in 2019 will include updates on current and emerging issues in blood-borne viruses and STIs, contact tracing, sexual assault, LGBTI programs, and with a special focus on youth, sexuality and mental health issues. The program is structured to include presentations, discussion sessions, interactive activities, community stories and special sessions on Men’s and Women’s business.

The 2019 Deadly Sex Congress is strategically supported by the Queensland Sexual Health Strategy 2016-2021 and the North Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sexually Transmissible Infections Action Plan 2016-2021. Specifically, the Strategy and Action Plan identify providing coordinated education, training and continuing professional development opportunities; showcasing STI best practice and achievements; and promoting and supporting access to Deadly Sex Congress and networks.

Learning Methods
Presentations, community stories, discussion, interactive sessions.

Target Audience
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sexual health workers, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander generalist health workers

Inclusions
The 2019 Deadly Sex Congress is strategically supported by the Queensland Sexual Health Strategy 2016-2021 and the North Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sexually Transmissible Infections Action Plan 2016-2021. Specifically, the Strategy and Action Plan identify providing coordinated education, training and continuing professional development opportunities; showcasing STI best practice and achievements; and promoting and supporting access to Deadly Sex Congress and networks.

Registrations close: 22nd April 2019
Accommodation request deadline: 15 March 2019

Details

Start:
30 April, 2019 @ 8:30 am
End:
1 May, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Website:
https://www.ashm.org.au/eventinfo/?id=33295a56-35f4-e811-812c-e0071b685a91

Venue

The Park Hotel
Spring Hill, QLD

Organiser

ASHM
Phone:
02 8204 0700
Email:
ashm@ashm.org.au