Youth Wellbeing Project equips educators to understand the type of knowledge and skills children and young people need to develop safe & healthy relationships free from sexualised harms. The below information provides an example of our presentations, modifiable according to your organisational needs. Workshops are available on-location and online; alternatively, live and pre-recorded online webinars are available on via our e-learning platform. If you would like to make a booking or have questions about how we can support your school or child & youth service, please complete the booking form below, and we will be in contact within 48 hours.

We also invite you to learn more about our school presentations and parent workshops. You are welcome to arrange a conversation to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs–we would be delighted to design a proposal to share with your leadership team.

Professional Development for schools, child & youth services, churches and other youth-helping sectors

SAFETY FOR CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE IN THE DIGITAL AGE
Proactive and Protective Responses to Address Pornography Harms

Professional Development flexible to 60-90 minute introductory, or half- or full-day training.

Educators, clinicians, health professionals and parents are witnessing a rise in concerning sexual behaviours amongst children and young people.

Normalised hypersexualised media, sexting and hardcore porn has resulted in our children being more vulnerable to exploitation, sexual abuse and mental health issues than ever before. Around the globe, governments, educators and health professionals are recognising online pornography as a serious child safety and public health crisis. This relevant, research-based training is for educators and anyone who works with children and youth. To understand this complex issue, we will discuss how concerning sexual attitudes and behaviours present in children’s lives, consequences, and how professionals may further develop their ability to respond proactively and protectively.

This workshop informs and equips educators and anyone who works with children and young people to:

  1. Understand the negative impacts of pornography on child & youth development, safety, attitudes, behaviours and mental health.
  2. Respond proactively and protectively to physical and online environments.
  3. Gain knowledge and practical tools on how to identify children and young people at risk and respond.
  4. Gain strategies to engage and equip children, youth and parents.
  5. Gain access to preventative and protective resources that minimise the opportunity for children and young people to be harmed.

This training strengthens your organisation’s capability to effectively manage the risks and harms of online and physical environments—essential for remaining on the cutting edge of education which supports child safety in the digital age.

Keynotes and Workshops

Quality speakers mean quality events.

The aims of our workshops are to engage, educate, entertain and empower.

If you are looking for an experienced speaker on this topic, whether it’s a keynote or breakout session, we are happy to arrange a free consultation to discuss. Please complete the booking enquiry so we can help you get your event set for success.
A presentation endorsement

 

To Whom it May Concern:
Liz Walker spoke at the recent Australasian Institute of Sexual Health Medicine 2015 conference in Sydney where she presented a talk on the effects of the porn culture on young people called ‘Implications of porn use for Teen Mental Wellbeing’.

Liz is an exceptionally passionate and articulate speaker who has thoroughly researched her topic and presents in an accessible and interesting manner. Her message is strong and uncompromising, backed by clinical experience and research. An expert in this controversial area I expect to see Liz on the world stage in the near future warning of the effects of the porn culture on future generations.


Alison Richardson
Director – AISHM
(Australasian Institute of Sexual Health Medicine)

This was the most well presented and interactive workshop I have been to in years. It was thorough, yet concise. If you are working with teens in a supportive role then this course is a MUST SEE. – Psychologist

I really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere of this workshop and felt able to discuss or ask any questions. Thank you. – School Based Youth Health Nurse

The workshop was well presented and informative supported by great resources. – Health & Physical Education Teacher

This workshop was indeed an ‘eye opening’ experience for me. It gave me an insight into how the teenage brain operates in this sexually explicit world we are living. – School Based Youth Health Nurse
I would recommend this workshop to ANYONE who interacts with young people, be it parents, teachers, nurses, social workers or even teens themselves. – Sexual Abuse Support Worker

Eye opening and thorough day course. Liz Walker was so knowledgeable and well prepared. I feel far better resourced in my role with youth. – Youth Worker
Best course on the subject I have attended. Highlighted the extreme exposure our teens are facing today through the internet. Gave us some good tools/resources to begin informing youth. – Youth Pastor

Excellent delivery, detailed and relevant content with useful resources. The workshop was empowering and equipping, so that we can effectively reach out to the young people we work with. – Wellbeing Team / Counsellor

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