Training about sex workers and the sex work industry

Sex Work and Laws – NT & Nationally

This session is aimed at providing up to date information and discussion on How legislation impacts sex workers access to services generally that includes health practitioners

More Info: contact: 08 8944 7777 or info@ntahc.org.au

Overview

It covers:
“Stigma and Discrimination” – the silent killer – myth busting
Explores current jurisdictional and national laws and how they affect sex workers in the NT.

Time and locations

Time: Two hours

Locations: Darwin - Alice Springs by request

Audience

:Health workers, schools, universities, public health, public servants, police, teaching staff, more

 

Service Delivery - Sex Worker lead policies and procedures

What Sex Worker’s expect from health professionals – generally, confidentially, in equity and in relation to Reproductive Health
When a sexually transmitted infection or BBV testing is requested by a sex worker what do sex worker’s expect?

More Info: contact: 08 8944 7777 or info@ntahc.org.au

Overview

Mandatory Testing of Sex workers – good or bad policy in relation to reproductive health

Sex Workers lead advocacy policy development and recommendations for government and eg health professionals best practice documents

Time and Locations

Time: Two hours

Locations: Darwin (Alice Springs by request)

Audience

Health workers, schools, doctors, medical industry, universities, public health, public servants, police, teaching staff, more

 

Sex Worker’s in NT- Who is visible? Who is not?

  • Expansion on impacts of criminalizing as opposed to decriminalizing laws, discrimination, stigma, access to services
  • What sex workers need to be more visible and access health professionals and other services?
  • As best practice law reform that will improve access to services including health Services
  • Introduction to decriminalization – what is it?
  • How Health professionals can be “ Allies” to sex workers

More Info: contact: 08 8944 7777 or info@ntahc.org.au

Objectives
  • Gain an understanding of the way in which the sex industry operates locally and nationally.
  • Ask sex workers presenting questions in relation to sexual health issues for sex workers
  • Identify the main sexual and reproductive health issues for sex workers
  • Be aware of health screening and education pathways, referrals via SWOP recommendations for sex workers
  • Be aware of collaborative care and partnerships NTAHC Programs & SWOP
  • Discuss current sex worker lead research, policy and laws and their application to working with sex workers – enabled spaces for sex workers
  • Understand Peer education and lead service delivery and advocacy as best practice
Time and Locations

Time: Two hours.

Locations: Darwin (Alice Springs by request)

Audience

Health workers, schools, universities, public health, public servants, police, teaching staff, more

 

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