Developing a Sexual Health Policy: Best Practice in Sexual Health Promotion

This one-day training was developed by the National Youth Council of Ireland in partnership with HIV Ireland.

The training is facilitated by the NYCI.


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Who is the training for?

Youth workers within organisations with an interest in promoting health, or organisations who want to build on and sustain their Health Quality Mark.

Aim of the Training

This one-day training aims to strengthen the organisational environment for the delivery of sexual health programmes and will consider the development of policy and good practice.

This course supports the objectives of the National Sexual Health Strategy 2015- 2020; with particular reference to Goal 1: Sexual Health promotion, education and prevention where “everyone living in Ireland will receive comprehensive and age-appropriate sexual health education and/or information and will have access to appropriate prevention and promotion services”.

Learning Objectives

  • To examine the context for addressing the sexual health needs of young people.
  • To discuss the role of organisations in relation to this work.
  • To examine the support needs of workers and organisations in the area of sexual health.
  • To identify rationale and process for policy development.

Length of Training

This is a one-day training programme.


Free of Charge for NYCI members and non-members.


Minimum of 16 and maximum of 22 participants.

Participants will receive a copy of the Sense and Sexuality resource and a copy of ‘TRUST’ – Talking Relationships Understanding Sexuality Teaching pack.

Book this Training

This course is available by request only, and is not a scheduled programme.

You can register your interest by contacting NYCI.