Because You Care

For some time, the sexual and reproductive health needs of young people in the Out of Home Care (OOHC) sector have been overlooked and not addressed due to complexities that can arise when discussing sexual health with youth who may have experiences of trauma.

In partnership with NSW Health, we are proud to deliver new free online training, targeting foster carers, those working in the OOHC sector, and those with an interest in trauma-informed sexual health conversations. The development of Because you care involved extensive consultation with key agencies in both the trauma and out of home care sectors.

Try out our new free training.

Sticky Stuff

Sticky Stuff aims to increase the confidence, knowledge and skills of anyone working with young people around the topic of sexual health.

Through a series of activities and discussions, participants will develop a greater understanding of the barriers experienced by young people and learn how to assist them to overcome these challenges. You will develop new skills and finds ways in which to engage young people around these important conversations. We will also explore additional areas such as STI testing where, when and how, Consent and the Law, and where to find some amazing resources.

Sticky Stuff is free and available in a 2-hour webinar format and face to face training (COVID-19 restrictions dependent).

Sticky Stuff is a collaboration between Yfoundations and NSW Health and is delivered state-wide across NSW.

If you have any questions or would like further information, please reach out to the Health team via email at health@yfoundations.org.au

Sticky Stuff Online

Sticky Stuff Online is a free, engaging and interactive adaption of the popular Sticky Stuff training. The training provides youth workers with tools, valuable tips and activities to support young people around their sexual health. The online training is funded and developed in collaboration with NSW Health.

Due to the high demand for Sticky Stuff, we developed, in collaboration with NSW Health, some online training modules that allow everyone to participate in this valuable sexual health training. Sticky Stuff Online provides the opportunity for all workers, in a youth facing position, across the state to take the training from any location and at their convenience.

You can even take the online training as a refresher to brush up on your sexual health skills if you have already attended a Sticky Stuff webinar or face to face training session.

To access the training, simply click on the link below, create an account, follow the steps in the welcome email, and then simply immerse yourself in our Sticky Stuff Online training!

Sticky Stuff Online

Feel free to contact the Health Team if you have any questions or concerns.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this training for?

Sticky Stuff Online is suitable for anyone working with young people and looking for tools, tips and activities for engaging young people around the topic of sexual health.

How long does the training take?

The online training takes approximately an hour.

Can I take the training when it suits me?

Yes, this training is completely self-paced, and you can save your progress and resume at any point.

Will I get a certificate?

Yes, you will receive a certificate upon completion of the training, which will be emailed to you.

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