About this section

The resources listed in the Resources section have been included based on quality of educational content, relevance to subject matter, recency and accuracy of information provided at the time of publication.

The intended use of these resources is to support the knowlege, understanding and confidence of the teacher in delivering relationships and sexuality education programs. Direct use of these resources in the classroom is at the discretion of teachers.

 

Agencies and Programs - Western Australia


Child protection: Safe4Kids

Provides training and resources in protective behaviours (child abuse prevention education)

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Child protection: WA Child Safety Services (WACSS)

Child safety education and training for children, young people, parents, educators and other professionals. Services include: professional learning, parent workshops, children's workshops and individual sessions.

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Child protection: WA Department of Education

The purpose of this website is to strengthen support to WA schools in the area of child protection.

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Drug and Alcohol: School Drug Education & Road Aware (SDERA)

SDERA empowers school based staff, parents and community agencies, through professional learning services and support resources, to develop effective drug and road safety education programs within schools and communities.

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LGBTI: Freedom Centre

The Freedom Centre supports young people (under 26), families and communities to be healthy, happy and informed about diverse sexuality, sex and gender. They host drop in spaces and peer support for young people who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Queer and Questioning.

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LGBTI: Inclusive Education WA

Professional development and support for WA schools and staff who want to ensure that their schools environment is safe and inclusive for everyone, including for same sex attracted, intersex and gender diverse (SSAIGD) students, staff and families.

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LGBTI: Living Proud

Living Proud is a non-profit organisation that provides support, information and resources to the WA lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, other sex, sexuality and gender diverse community. Services include: peer counselling, telephone counselling, professional development and lived experience forums.

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LGBTI: Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays WA (PFLAG-WA)

An organisation supporting the parents, family members and friends of loved ones who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex. They offer peer support through their phone line and support group meetings.

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Relationships: Relationships Australia - WA

The Western Australian branch of Relationships Australia offers a wide range of programs and services to support positive and respectful relationships.

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Sexual Abuse: Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC)

SARC is a free 24-hour 7 days a week emergency service that offers assistance and support to any person aged 13 years and over who has experienced any form of unwanted sexual contact or behaviour in the previous 2 weeks. A free counselling service is also available (during business hours) to people who have experienced sexual assault or sexual abuse in the past (more than 2 weeks ago).

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Sexual health: Dr Yes (AMA WA)

The Australian Medical Association of Western Australia (AMA WA) sends specially trained volunteer medical students into high schools to have frank, open discussions on topics concerning youth health including sexual health. Enquiries can be made through dryes@amawa.com.au

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Sexual health: Gynaecological Awareness Information Network (GAIN)

A not-for-profit organisation run by volunteers who provide women with the opportunity, knowledge, confidence and support to obtain optimal gynaecological and sexual health.

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Sexual health: Sexual Health Quarters (SHQ)

SHQ provides a comprehensive range of clinical, counselling, educational and training activities around sexual and reproductive health.

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Sexual Health: WA Department of Health - Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Program

Provides sexual health information and resources for the community, health professionals and educators.

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Special needs: People 1st Programme

The People 1st Programme (PIP) supports people with an intellectual disability in human relationships, protective education and sexuality, along with parents, carers and service providers. Services are available in the Perth metropolitan area and regional WA.

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Special needs: Sexuality Education Counselling & Consultancy Agency (SECCA)

SECCA is a non-profit organisation which supports people with disabilities, in their efforts to learn about human relationships, sexuality and sexual health across the lifespan. Offers education and training, counselling and consultancy services.

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STIs and BBVs: HepatitisWA

HepatitisWA is a community based organisation which provides free services to support people affected by hepatitis A, B and C. They aim to reduce discrimination and stigma directed at people living with viral hepatitis and raise community awareness.

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STI s and BBVs: WA AIDS Council (WAAC)

Provides a wide range of services dedicated to the prevention of HIV, and the treatment and care of people living with HIV and AIDS. WAAC provides: professional development, presentations and workshops for students, a needle exchange program, and various resources.

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