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    SEXtember 2023 x MHFA Network Lunch & Learn: Let's Talk - Navigating Conversations about Sex and Consent with your Kids

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    The Mental Health First Aid Network @ UNSW invites you to a special Lunch & Learn event titled 'Let's Talk - Navigating Conversations about Sex and Consent with your Kids.' This session aims 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. She 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.

    Dr Melissa Kang

    This event is brought to you as part of UNSW's annual festival of celebrating, questioning and exploring every aspect of sex. To learn more, check our website out here.

    Content Warning: Conversations about consent, relationships, sex and sexuality can sometimes be difficult but you don’t need to face it alone. Find the support you need with someone who is trained to help, through free and confidential support services and 1800RESPECT: 1800 737 732.

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