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Happy endings: the ins and outs of clinical sexology

Sexology is the interdisciplinary scientific study of human sexuality, including sexual behaviours, interests and function. A sexologist is a trained professional who specialises in human sexuality.

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Mr Matt TilleyCurtin research shows trans people have worst mental health

Curtin University researchers have completed the First Australian National Trans Mental Health Study with findings suggesting trans people may experience worse mental health than any other community in Australia.

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Curtin University collaborates to reduce Aboriginal maternal smoking

Curtin University’s Collaboration for Evidence, Research and Impact in Public Health (CERIPH) is working with industry and stakeholders to build an online portal to address Aboriginal maternal smoking issues in Western Australia.

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CERIPH: a Curtin University Public Health Research Collaboration

The Collaboration for Evidence, Research and Impact in Public Health (CERIPH), the new entity that was the WA Centre for Health Promotion Research (WACHPR), was launched with enthusiasm and a little reverence in mid-February.

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Health Promotion 12 Weeks Online Course: Planning, implementing and evaluating health promotion interventions short course

This flexible 12 week online course will provide you with an understanding of the role and importance of health promotion and the broader concept of health within a community and national setting. The course aims to provide you with the skills needed to plan, implement and evaluate a health promotion program. You will be introduced to relevant health behaviour theories and health promotion frameworks as well as approaches to evaluation.

Cost per person: $850
Dates: March 16 - June 15, 2015 

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Health Promotion in Action – Two day follow-up short course

We are running a 2 day follow up course to take your health promotion skills to the next level and provide you with the skills to increase your confidence in health promotion practice in the community.

This health promotion short course is suitable for those who have already completed Curtin University’s four day Planning, Implementing and Evaluating Health Promotion Interventions short course.

Cost per person: $425
Dates: April 28-29, 2015

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Want to enhance your future job opportunities?

Applications are now open for student health promotion volunteers

VIHP participants will be given the opportunity to undertake volunteer work at the WACHPR providing support on research projects. Opportunities are generally short term working with an individual researcher.

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Planning, implementing and evaluating health promotion interventions short course starting August 18, 2014

This flexible online course aims to provide you with the skills needed to plan, implement and evaluate a health promotion program. You will be introduced to relevant health behaviour theories and health promotion frameworks as well as approaches to evaluation.

You will plan a health promotion intervention of your choice. A range of learning strategies (web links, podcasts, video clips) and learning activities are available for each module. An online networking forum will be available to communicate with other students and your course tutor.

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Professor Margaret Barry2013 Healthway Visiting Fellow Professor Margaret Barry Seminar Presentations

Healthway (the Western Australian Health Promotion Foundation) seeks to promote and support healthy lifestyles to reduce the burden of preventable disease in Western Australia.  Professor Margaret Barry is the Professor of Health Promotion and Public Health, and Head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion Research at the National University of Ireland (NUI), Galway.

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