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Free Sexual Health Professional Development Opportunities

Family Planning Victoria is pleased to be offering a single round of education opportunities for professionals working within Local Government Areas where the populations are most at need of reproductive and sexual health care.

There are 2 final sessions for professionals in the Grampians region. Register quickly, places are limited.

Ballarat 14 April

Termination of Pregnancy and Contraception Information

Melbourne 30-31 May
Sexual and Reproductive Health First Aid Scholarship

Termination of Pregnancy and Contraception Information

Thursday 14 April
Ballarat Community Health Centre
12 Lilburne Street, Lucas

Professional development session for doctors, nurses and other service providers.

Sessions will cover:

  • Pregnancy testing and unintended pregnancy options
  • Termination of pregnancy clinical practice
  • Long acting reversible contraception (LARC)
  • Implanon NXT insertion and removal simulation practice

Register now for this final session

Sexual and Reproductive Health First Aid Scholarship

30-31 May
Family Planning Victoria
901 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill
A non-clinical course designed for social workers, youth workers and other allied health professionals and service providers who provide sexual and reproductive healthcare.

Participating in this course will enable you to provide sexual and reproductive health information to clients, particularly young people, for improved health outcomes.

Applications for this single scholarship covering the cost of the course can be made by sending a letter addressing the below criteria, along with your CV, to

The following criteria will be considered in awarding scholarships.
Please note – applicants are not required to meet all criteria
  • Rural/remote work
  • Working in Aboriginal Health Services
  • Working with CALD/refugee communities
  • High adolescent pregnancy rates
  • Areas that have high STI/BBV rates
  • Working with diverse communities
  • Work at least 2 days per week in clinical setting within relevant postcode area
  • Supervise others eg: GP supervisor, nurse preceptor
  • Willingness to educate others in their area/clinic
  • Work with young people
  • Strong interest in reproductive and sexual health
  • For nurses, evidence of professional development undertaken in related area
Click here for course information and registration details

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