Sexualised Behaviours of Concern and Intellectual Disability

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Course description

Sexual behaviours occur along a continuum from curious and explorative to coercive and harmful. This webinar will explore sexualised behaviours of concern (SBoC) in people with intellectual disability. It aims to identify the difference between healthy and unhealthy sexual behaviours, the common reasons for why these behaviours occur and strategies that workers can use to respond to and de-escalate behaviours.  The webinar is open to anyone working in the disability sector who seeks to understand why behaviours occur and how best to respond. 

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between healthy and harmful sexual behaviours
  • Apply basic strategies on responding to, de-escalating and guiding healthy sexual behaviour
  • Identify reporting requirements.

Who should attend?

Workers who support clients with intellectual disability.

Course structure

Webinar

1 x webinar of 2 hours and 15 minutes duration, including a short break. 

Course structure

The webinar is an interactive learning experience and includes opportunities for discussion and activities.

Participants will receive a workbook. 

Technical requirements:

  • Own computer or other device to use during the session
  • Internet access
  • A webcam or video camera in the device
  • Speakers or headphones

Eligibility / Prerequisite

The webinar is suitable for anyone working in the disability sector.  

Course cost

Courses may be funded or fee for service. 

Participants are provided with a workbook which includes learning activities and resources.

Courses delivered for groups on request are priced on a cost recovery basis - please contact us for a quote.

Recognition / Accreditation

Participants will receive a Statement of Attendance.

Further information

Contact: Course Administration Unit, Education Services

Phone: (02) 8752 4300 press 1 for Education Services

Email: education@fpnsw.org.au

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