Let's Talk - Navigating Conversations About Sex and Consent with Your Kids

The Health Promotion Unit is providing a special Lunch & Learn event to empower parents and caregivers with the knowledge and skills they need to approach discussions about sex, relationships, and consent in a supportive and constructive manner with their children.

Presented by Dr Melissa Kang, participants will delve into age-appropriate strategies for initiating these crucial conversations, breaking down barriers, and creating safe spaces for open dialogue. Don't miss this opportunity to foster a strong bond with your kids, build trust, and equip them with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions throughout their lives.

Learning Outcomes:

  • To review contemporary understandings about adolescent sexuality, sexual development, health and wellbeing
  • To learn current and evidence based approaches to sexuality education
  • To gain practice skills in having conversations with adolescents and young people about sex and consent

Dr Melissa Kang MBBS MCH PhD (she/her)

Dr Melissa Kang is the longest-serving expert behind the Dolly Doctor column. Melissa is an Associate Professor in the General Practice Clinical School at the Sydney Medical School. Sche has an interest in adolescent and young adult health and sexual health, particularly in improving the interactions and engagement between young people and the health system. Melissa has co-written, with Yumi Stynes, a series of books including Welcome to Sex and Welcome to Consent.

Let's Talk - Navigating Conversations About Sex and Consent with Your Kids will be held on Thursday 28 September from 12pm-1pm via Zoom.

Registration is essential. Please click the button below to register.