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First Base – Introduction to Sexuality and Sexual Wellbeing

Join Candice Care-Unger and Arlyn Owens from Royal Rehab’s Sexuality Services for a one day workshop in person.

This is a one day introduction workshop to sexuality. Aimed at health professionals working in neuro disability, rehabilitation and chronic health conditions.

This workshop will involve didactic presentation, videos, discussion, reflection, role play and skill acquisition.

This is a sex positive, inclusive workshop that addresses an area of human rights and quality of life.

This workshop is suitable for all levels of experience and all disciplines.

Participant learning objectives of “First Base” include:

  • Develop a broad foundational understanding of the spectrum of human sexuality
  • Learn current sexuality and gender concepts relevant to comprehensive inclusive rehabilitation
  • Identify sexual dysfunction and distress with your clients
  • Develop skills in sexual health assessment, screening and referral
  • Develop a sexual health and relationship referral pathway for people living with neurological injury or illness
  • Develop competency in addressing sexuality in health care and rehabilitation.

“Second Base” is an advanced training, offered in July and November 2022. The sessions do stand alone.

About the presenters

Candice Care-Unger (She/Her) is a Social Worker and Psychosexual Therapist with more than 17 years experience in the rehabilitation, disability and injury sector. She currently works as the Royal Rehab Sexuality Services Team Leader.

Arlyn Owens (He/Him) is a CNC in Psychosexual Therapy. He has a Bachelor of Nursing and a master’s is sexual health and reproduction (Psychosexual Therapy). Prior to working at the Royal Rehab Sexuality Services Arlyn worked in Primary health, sexual health and critical care specialties. Whilst he was a nursing student, he was a personal support worker for people living with spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury.

Arlyn and Candice are both members of the Society of Australian Sexologists (SAS).

Lunch and morning tea are included

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Event Details

Start Date/Time

Friday, 7 October 2022, 9:00 am

End Date/Time

Friday, 7 October 2022, 4:30 pm

Location

Royal Rehab, 235 Morrison Road, Ryde NSW, Australia