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HEPinar: Viral hepatitis and Liver Health Workforce Training

Register for a free online session for practical tips and strategies to help you assist people requiring support to seek testing, treatment and employ safe practices (i.e. harm minimisation), concerning viral hepatitis.
HEPinar: Viral hepatitis and Liver Health Workforce Training

Aug 12, 2020 at 10:30AM

Registrations for this event are closed until more spaces are allocated.

The course will cover: 

  • hepatitis A overview, including vaccination 
  • hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV) - transmission routes, risk factors (prevention), testing, immunisations and treatment
  • identifying at-risk populations within the community
  • myths surrounding HBV and HCV transmission
  • privacy, disclosure and legal obligations
  • how to engage in conversation about hepatitis with your clients within a harm minimisation framework
  • group discussion activities
  • an overview of the advocacy and support services available to AOD and community welfare workforce, and consumers.

All attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance to self-report participation for their continued professional development. 

Duration: Two hours (*please log in five minutes before the session starts)

Cost: FREE

About the facilitator 

Steven Taylor, a professional community worker with lived experience of previous hepatitis C treatments. He has over 15 years’ experience in the social work and community health sectors, working for various organisations in Victoria across areas of homelessness and housing, harm minimisation, case management, outreach, migration support, community development, corrections, youth justice, family support, and advocacy.  

Technical requirements 

All you need to participate is a computer, tablet or mobile phone with internet access. 

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Name: Pearl Prabal
Phone: (03) 9380 4644
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