This course is for anybody who is involved in educating or caring for young people or young adults with learning difficulties who are transitioning from puberty, through adolescence and into adulthood. The course considers the following aspects:
- The legal, ethical and moral issues surrounding Sex and Education
- The impact of the Mental Capacity Act
- Strategies to involve parents,carers and other interested parties
- Policy development
- Development of programmes/schemes of work appropriate to age, need and ability
- Guidelines on the development and implementation of teaching strategies
To enable staff to confidently and effectively deliver appropriate Sex and Relationship Education to clients with learning disabilities.
Who should attend?
This course is for anybody who is involved in educating or caring for young people or young adults with learning difficulties who are transitioning from puberty, through adolescence and into adulthood.
During the course participants will learn:
- To write a policy statement for their specific context
- To be able to identify age appropriate material in order to develop a scheme/programme of work for their context
- To be able to use available and appropriate teaching resources to meet programme/learning objectives
- Be able to develop a programme of work appropriate to the age, need and ability of the individual/client group
- Be able to use teaching resources confidently to achieve the learning objectives of the programme