This full-day training will increase the competency and confidence of interpreters and translators in communicating with their clients in aspects of reproductive and sexual health. Participants will gain an understanding of working within the Australian health care system, as well as within various clinical environments.

The course will provide interpreters and translators with the tools for communicating with their clients about aspects of reproductive and sexual health. Topics will include: bodies and the reproductive system; care in pregnancy and during birth; sexual health including sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and cervical screening; and gender and sexuality.

Who is it for?

Interpreters and/or translators working in clinical, health education or health promotion settings.

This training is offered free of for NAATI certified interpreters and translators. If you do not have a current NAATI number and you are interested in this training, please contact us for prices and availability.

Course overview

This full-day face-to-face workshop will include discussion, case studies and interactive group work.

Learning outcomes

  • Gain a basic understanding of the Australian health system in the area of reproductive and sexual health;
  • Increase knowledge about the names and functions of the reproductive system and how the body changes over the lifespan;
  • Learn about different aspects of sexual health including contraception, pregnancy, and sexually transmitted infections;
  • Enable effective communication between clients and clinicians.

Details

Cost Free*
Sessions
Wednesday, 11 April 2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
True, Windsor True, Windsor Brisbane
Session full
Friday, 18 May 2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
True, Windsor True, Windsor Brisbane
Session full
Tuesday, 12 June 2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
True, Windsor True, Windsor Brisbane
Session full
Delivery Method Workshop
Catering Lunch