provide educational and workforce
development services to health care and community workers,
and others who work with people affected by or at risk of
We do not
provide education directly to the general community but can
refer people to services who can. Our approach involves developing
and delivering free* customised educational workshops and
services for groups or whole organisations.
Sessions are tailored
to include a range of topics or activities. These inlcude:
- Updates on hepatitis C as it relates to
clients, organisations and/or work practices. This may include
topics such as transmission, epidemiology, illness outcomes,
symptoms and treatment information.
- An outline of psychosocial issues relating
to hepatitis C, eg. discrimination, diagnosis, treatment
- Planning workshops aimed at increasing
an organisation’s capacity to respond to hepatitis
& Heard speakers service - where
people living with hepatitis C discuss and speak about their
one day session for managers, using problem solving activities
and planning frameworks to look at how the service could
support their workers to respond more effectively to hepatitis
one hour in-service for nurses using hypothetical case studies
based on common scenarios in the ward.
A forty-five minute session for health care workers on disclosure
three hour session for youth workers involving a range of
interactive activities addressing medical and social issues
relating to hepatitis C prevention, management and discrimination.
encourage organisations to consider the inclusion of a C-een
& Heard speaker in longer sessions to give a
personal perspective of hepatitis C.
request using our online booking
form, or email
the E&D team.
We will contact
you to confirm availability and to discuss your needs.
* Free for NSW-based
services, excluding the C-een
& Heard Speakers Service, for which there is
a small charge.