Preventative health

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2017 'Is it like one of those infectious kind of things?' The importance of educating young people about HPV and HPV vaccination at school

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Australia
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The HPV vaccination program in Australia commenced in 2007 for girls and 2013 for boys. Students at school receive little or no education about HPV or HPV vaccination prior to immunisation. This trial conducted an intervention in schools to improve knowledge, psycho-social outcomes and vaccination uptake.

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Everything a teen should know about the HPV vaccine

Videos
preventative health
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A four-minute video about the HPV vaccine featuring Australian teenagers.

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Get the Facts - 'Laugh and Learn' videos

Videos
Western Australia
Lower secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Middle secondary
adolescence
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gender
law
media literacy
pornography
preventative health
puberty
safer sex
sexualisation
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Check out the Get the Facts 'Laugh and Learn' series of videos on the Get the Facts website. Designed to make young people laugh while they learn about puberty, condoms, BBVs and keeping safe.

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People 1st Programme

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Presenters/Workshop
Support services
Western Australia
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Middle secondary
adolescence
bodies
consent
emotional literacy
help seeking
media literacy
pornography
preventative health
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
sexting
special needs
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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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Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT

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Support services
Clinical services
Professional development
Australia
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Middle secondary
adolescence
bodies
consent
pornography
preventative health
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
special needs

Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout the ACT. Includes schools education programs, training and workshops.

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Talk Soon. Talk Often: a guide for parents talking to their kids about sex

Book
Free book/brochure
Western Australia
Teacher
Parent
adolescence
bodies
consent
emotional literacy
gender
media literacy
pornography
preventative health
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
special needs

A WA Department of Health booklet developed to support parents to initiate regular and relaxed conversations with their children about relationships and sexuality. Age and stage appropriate information for parents with children birth to teens. First published 2011, updated in 2019.

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Top tips from Talk soon. Talk often.

Free book/brochure
Guidelines
Western Australia
Teacher
Parent
adolescence
bodies
consent
emotional literacy
gender
media literacy
pornography
preventative health
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
special needs

Top 20 tips for talking to kids about relationships and sexuality and the top 10 reasons why we must talk soon and often. An A4 flyer that outlines the tips included in the Talk soon. Talk often book on page 10-11 and 76-77. 

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True (Family Planning Queensland)

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Clinical services
Professional development
Support services
Australia
Teacher
Parent
Upper secondary
adolescence
bodies
consent
help seeking
pornography
preventative health
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
sexting
special needs
stis and bbvs

Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout Queensland. Includes a section specific to schools and teachers.

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Youth Educating Peers (YEP) Project

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Presenters/Workshop
Support services
Western Australia
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
adolescence
bodies
consent
pornography
preventative health
puberty
reproduction
safer sex

The Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia's (YACWA) YEP Crew support and educate young people in relationships, sexual health and blood-borne virus issues. They run a variety of interactive workshops for young people that run from 45 min to 1.5 hours and are led by peer educators. Topics include: respectful relationships and consent; STIs and BBVs; contraception; gender and sexuality; the technosexual world; sex and the law.