Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Professional Disability Awareness Training for Sex Workers

Invites you to a Professional Disability Awareness Training

Melbourne CBD, Victoria, (exact location will be disclosed to participants after registration)

1st June, 2012 (all day workshop, exact time will be disclosed to participants after registration)  


This workshop is reserved for sex workers only. 

Some sessions during the day may be facilitated by a disability service provider and a person with a disability who may be non-sex workers.

Goals and objectives of this workshop:
• Background the sexual rights & diverse sexuality of people with disability
• Understanding how discrimination may create barriers for people with disability
• Inform on how to arrange services through a third party, eg: personal care attendant
• Gain knowledge and skills on how to increase the accessibility of your services
• Gain skills in working with clients with various disabilities
• Increased awareness and skills on a range of Occupational, Health and Safety issues
• Increase the number of sex workers available for referrals through Touching Base
• Increased networking and support for sex workers who see clients with disability

Workshop will be interactive with group activities and plenty of group discussions

You will receive a Certificate of Attendance - in your nominated name

Where: Melbourne, VIC (exact address given after registration)

Cost: $100. (- tax deductible) 

We need a minimum of 10 registrations paid by 22nd May in order to ensure that this training can go ahead. 

Please get in early!! Places limited (max - 20)

Between the 22nd and 24th of May, Rachel - a sex worker on the Touching Base Committee - will telephone everyone who has registered to confirm your attendance. At this time Rachel will give you the exact address of the workshop and answer any final questions you may have about the workshop.

If you would like more information about this workshop, or a copy of this flyer and the registration form: please go to:

Supported by: People with Disability Australia Inc & Vixen

For a registration form,  email Christian Vega on christianbvega@gmail.com or call 0403 941 185