This course will increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of the needs of people with learning disabilities regarding relationships and sexual wellbeing. It will also enable participants’ to increase their confidence in supporting people with learning disabilities in the area of relationships and sexual wellbeing.
By the end of this course participants will have:
- Increased knowledge of Fife’s Relationship & Sexual Wellbeing Best Practice Guidance
- Had the opportunity to explore values and attitudes in relation to relationships and sexual wellbeing for people with learning disabilities
- Increased skills and confidence needed to support people with learning disabilities in this area
- Increased awareness of the legal position regarding sexual health for people with learning disabilities
- Identified sources of support, information and resources for people with learning disabilities and staff.
Who should attend?
Multi-agency staff (frontline and managers) from NHS Fife, Fife Council, third sector and voluntary organisations, parents and carers working with young people and adults with learning disabilities who wish to increase their knowledge and confidence when supporting people with relationships and sexual wellbeing.