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Training & Support Around Sexual & Reproductive Health for Organisations who work with Vulnerable Adults

Would you like to feel confident that you and your staff team know the correct information and how to talk to your clients / service users about sexual and reproductive health (S&RH)?

Sandyford sexual health services in partnership with the Scottish Drugs Forum, have put together a free of charge programme of training and support to do just that.   1 or 2 members of your staff are invited to become key contacts for S&RH within your organisation. They would then attend 2 x 1 day sessions during a

2 month period with 6 month and 12 month follow up sessions.

Programme review:

To support participants to develop their current knowledge and skills, to feel confident to share S&RH information

with colleagues and work with their clients / service users around S&RH education and information.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, participants will

  • have up to date information on legal issues around S&RH
  • know the impact alcohol and other drugs have on S&RH
  • have examined their own values and attitudes to S&RH
  • have examined their own values and attitudes to alcohol and other drugs
  • be able to share information and issues around STIs and contraception
  • be aware of the impact of sexuality and gender identity on S&RH and drug/alcohol use
  • be aware of how to raise the topic of S&RH with clients/ service users and /or colleagues
  • Be aware of suitable resources and sources of help
  • have an awareness of inclusive practice
  • have information how Sandyford can further support organisations and clients / service users
  • know how to become a Free Condom venue for their clients / service users

Who should attend:

1 or 2 staff members who work face to face with clients/ service users


Pre requisites:

Organisations must agree that the staff member can discuss S&RH with clients / service users and colleagues



Due to high demand we are now offering 4 cohorts:

  • Cohort 3: session 1 9th February 2018 and session 2 9th March 2018
  • Cohort 4: session 1 13th February 2018 and session 2 13th March 2018
    Follow up session dates to be confirmed at second session.

Venue: Scottish Drugs Forum, 91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow G1 3LN

To book a place:

Please email a completed application form to

You will receive confirmation of your place.

 If you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact

Adrienne SDF on 0141 221 1175 / 07825 743903

 Jo Zinger, Sandyford 0141 211 0326 / 077732 213681