Preventing unwanted sexual behaviour in residential aged care services

Institution: Monash University Nursing & Midwifery

ONLINE SHORT COURSE
Sexual violence is a major health and social issue with significant physical and psychological consequences for victim/survivors. In aged care 50 incidents occur each week, and services are under increased scrutiny due to high profile reports of unlawful sexual behaviour.

IMPORTANT DATES
Register now for one of the courses commencing on:
Monday 3 May or Monday 24 May

Content warning: discussion of sexual assault may be triggering for some people. If you require support please contact the Sexual Assault Crisis Line on 1800 806 292,  lifeline on 13 11 14 or 1800RESPECT.

COURSE DESCRIPTION
This short education course will give you the skills and confidence to prevent and manage incidents of unwanted sexual behaviour within a best practice approach.
The majority of participants (84%) from our 2020 course recommend this training to their colleagues and staff. Most (80%) found it was not overly emotionally challenging, and 95% reported that the workload was reasonable.
The modules of learning will cover; definitions, risk factors, detection and management skills, as well as prevention strategies and legalities.
For more information about the training please see the registration page or get in contact.

CONTENT DELIVERY
The online course is interactive and self guided. It requires six hours of study over a 3-week period. This enables study at a time and pace that is convenient to  individual needs. Content built and designed with award winning program Articulate 360.

COURSE STRUCTURE: 

  • Defining Unwanted Sexual Behaviour Identifying Characteristics of Unwanted Sexual Behaviour in RACS
  • Detection, Management and Support for Residents Around Incidents of Unwanted Sexual Behaviour
  • Managing Resident Exhibitors and Prevention Strategies of Unwanted Sexual Behaviour in RACS
  • Handling and Disclosing Information Concerning Unwanted Sexual Behaviour in RAC
  •  Case Study Module

OPTIONAL:

  • 1-hour Zoom Expert Panel Discussion
  • Discussion Forum

WHO SHOULD STUDY THIS COURSE?
This training course is specifically designed for nurses employed in a residential aged care services.

COST
Cost $440 inclusive of GST. Participants will have access to the online content, a live 1-hour zoom QnA with expert Professor Joseph Ibrahim, moderators to answer questions 24/7, tech support, mental health check-ins if content is distressing, interactive case studies, and take-home resources.

 

REGISTRATION
REGISTER AT: shop.monash.edu/shortcourse-preventing-unwanted-sexualbehaviour-in-residential-aged-careservices.html
A minimum of 30 registrations needed to proceed. Full terms and conditions online. This information was correct at the time of publication (March 2021). Monash University reserves the right to alter this information should the need arise.

QUESTIONS
E: meg.wright@monash.edu


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