Doing ‘IT‘

Sexual Health Victoria presents: Doing ‘IT’. In each episode, SHV’s Schools Educator Anne interviews the experts to help parents, carers and teachers of school-aged children navigate the world of Relationships and Sexuality Education. Want to know more about: bodies, being safe, puberty, sex, sexual health, consent and relationships? This is the podcast for you.

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SHV EveryBODY Education schools team present interviews from the experts to help parents, carers and teachers navigate the world of Relationships and Sexuality Education. 

Episodes

6 days ago

In this episode we speak to performers Dean Arcuri & Jacob Thomas. Sometimes they run Drag Storytime events. Listen to Dean and Jacob describe the many ways that these events bring community, performance and storytelling together in a safe inclusive way for all.
Resources:
See  Dean at Dean Arcuri and LinkedIn. Find Jacob Thomas on LinkedIn. See Rainbow Community Angels for events and news.
For more information about SHV @ shvic.org.au.

Tuesday Apr 30, 2024

In this episode we talk to Krushnadevsinh Ravalji (Kano). Kano is the Youth Commissioner at the Victorian Multicultural Commission. We ask him about how educators can ensure that Relationships and Sexuality Education is inclusive and respectful for the multicultural communities that we work with.
Resources:
See more about Kano at the Third Culture. Find Kano on LinkedIn. See Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health for information and many translated health resources.
For more information about SHV @ shvic.org.au.

Wednesday Mar 27, 2024

In this episode we speak to the 2023 Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations, Imogen Kane. This role saw Imogen travel Australia to meet with young people to find out what was important to them. Hear what Imogen learned about the generational divide, sexuality and relationships and the importance of listening.
Resources:
See Imogen Kane and the UN listening tour. For help learning about the programs that YP are using see the eSafety guide.  Youth Affairs Council Victoria has some great information about youth participation and co-design.  Find Sexual Health Victoria at shvic.org.au. 
 

Monday Feb 19, 2024

In this episode we speak to Anita Brown Major about the sexual response cycle. As an occupational therapist, Anita uses her understanding of physiology to help people understand their own bodies, including what happens during a sexual experience. Sexual response and pleasure is the part of sexuality education that most adults did not receive and is still often not discussed in education. Anita helps us understand more.
Resources:
Find out more about Anita Brown Major at Thrive Rehab. See online orders for a Cliterate model.  See SHV sexual and reproductive anatomy illustrations. Listen to episode #14 The Clitoris. Extra reading about sex and sexual response see Emily Nagoski Come As you Are. Find Sexual Health Victoria at shvic.org.au.

Thursday Aug 24, 2023

The everybody education team at Sexual Health Victoria sometimes get questions about how we discuss gender, sex and sexuality in a classroom. In this episode SHV expert educator Chrissy is going to talk through what we say and why we say it.
Resources:
See Victorian Child Safe Standards and Victoria Department of Education LGBTIQ Student Support Policy.  See research Writing themselves in 4. Advocacy organisation Intersex Human Rights. See Minus 18 for resources and Inclusive Language Guide. Transcend Australia support families, parents and carers of gender diverse young people.

#66 Professor Michael Flood

Monday May 22, 2023

Monday May 22, 2023

Professor Michael Flood describes types of masculinities that can be harmful to boys, men and the people around them. Listen for a discussion on engaging men and boys to address gender inequality and gender based violence.
In this episode, Professor Michael Flood describes types of masculinities that can be harmful to boys, men and the people around them. He also details the benefits of engaging men and boys in efforts to address gender inequality and gender based violence.
Resources:
See more about Prof Michael Flood. Read more articles from Michael at xyonline. Michael mentioned The Man Box by Jesuit Social Services. Our Watch have provided lots of information about addressing gender based violence. For more information about SHV @ shvic.org.au.

#65 Discord

Tuesday Apr 11, 2023

Tuesday Apr 11, 2023

Discord is a social chat app designed initially for the gaming community, now extending to a wide variety of interest groups. In this episode listen to Discord Senior Policy Director, Savannah Badalich explain what Discord does to keep users safe. Part of keeping young people safe online is understanding the platforms they use.
Resources:
DISCORD and DISCORD Safety centre. See eSafety for reporting eSafety Guide for games apps and social media.  For more information about SHV @ shvic.org.au.

Friday Mar 03, 2023

In this episode Laura Crozier and SHV educator Chrissy talk about their own experiences of finding help after being sexually assaulted in high school. Both Chrissy and Laura speak about the vital role of the welfare teams at their schools and the difficultly in disclosing abuse to parents.
Resources:
Laura works for Youth Affairs Council Victoria. Hear more of Laura’s story on Growing Up Clueless. Sexual Assault Service Victoria is the peak body for specialist sexual assault services and harmful sexual behaviour services. For more information about SHV @ shvic.org.au.

Thursday Dec 15, 2022

In this episode Dr Jennifer Power talks about the 2022 National Survey of Australian Secondary Students and Sexual Health from Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at LaTrobe University.
Dr Power talks through some key statistics from the survey as well as providing perspective on why we are so keen to know how much sex young people are having.
Resources:
See Dr Jennifer Power, LaTrobe University profile. See lots of research from Australian Research Centre in Sex Health and Society. See 7th National Survey of Australian Secondary Students and Sexual Health. For more information about SHV @ shvic.org.au.

Monday Oct 17, 2022

In this episode Dr Jacqui Hendriks talks about her recent research. Jacqui has led the First national survey of Australian parents and their attitudes towards relationships and sexuality education in schools.
Resources:
See Dr Jacqui Hendriks Curtain University bio. See research: Support for school-based relationships and sexual health education: a national survey of Australian parents. For more information about SHV @ shvic.org.au.

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