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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.  

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:

Staff members who work face to face with clients/ service users

Renfrewshire HSCP are offering half day sessions from Janaury 2019. Speak to your line manager if you are interested as dates have been allocated to organisations.  Try the pre session exercise to get you thinking. 

Pre requisites:

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

For further information, please contact

Adrienne from SDF TEL: 0141 221 1175 / 07825 743903 or Email

Jo Zinger, Sandyford TEL: 0141 211 0326 / 077732 213681 or Email