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Let’s yarn!

Posted on: 14 November, 2016
Issue: Vol 16 No 4, October 2016 – December 2016
Related to Cultural ways Sexual health Adolescents Western Australia Workforce

Western Australian Department of Health (2016)
Let’s yarn!
Retrieved 2016 from https://letsyarn.health.wa.gov.au/

This website provides tips and information to enable educators, parents and health professionals to talk to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people about sex and relationships.

The website is divided into the following sections:

  • for educators
    • learning activities
    • student resources
    • information on culturally appropriate sex and relationship education
    • professional development opportunities
  • for parents
    • information on how to talk to children as they grow up
    • tips to help answer difficult questions
    • links to resources for parents and children
  • for health professionals
    • tips on ways to offer sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing
    • links to health promotion resources
    • professional development opportunities and funding.

This resource has been developed by the Western Australia (WA) Department of Health’s Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Program (SHBBVP).

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