SWOP provides training to service providers, including sexual health services, alcohol and other drugs, and criminal justice services. Our aim is to enhance awareness of sex worker issues with the goal of improving access and equity.
To find out more—or to organise training for your organisation or workplace—phone SWOP and ask to speak with the Outreach Team Leader.
SWOP provides a one-day training course designed to provide health, community, alcohol and other drug and youth worker professionals with a comprehensive introduction to the sex industry.
Sex work can be a hidden and stigmatised profession, largely influenced by myth, morals and the media. Our workshop aims to demystify some of the stereotypes to provide participants with accurate information about the sex industry.
The course explores the key areas that can impact on sex workers professional lives—such as legal issues, peer education, outreach, client education and sexual health.
Participants will have the opportunity to develop practical strategies to engage and work with sex workers. The goal is to provide participants with practical skills in identifying, engaging and addressing the needs of sex industry workers.
Participants will have the opportunity to:
This course is run regularly through the Centre for Community Welfare Training (CCWT). It can also be delivered to workplaces on request. Contact the Outreach Team Leader for more information on (02) 9206 2166, or CCWT on (02) 9281 8822.