Sharing best practice in respectful relationship education

On Wednesday 24 July, close to 50 PiP members came together to share best practice in respectful relationship education, focusing on what is happening in Victoria.

VicHealth’s Emily Maguire led the discussion on what works, and what doesn’t work, drawing from the 2009 best practice guide developed by DEECD and VicHealth Respectful Relationships Education Violence prevention and respectful relationships education in Victorian secondary schools respectful relationship education.

We also heard from five PiP members about how they have integrated best practice into their programs. These five programs included:

  • Gippsland Respectful relationship Education in Schools (GRREiS). Speaker: Jan Tracey, Gippsland Women’s Health Service
  • Sexual Assault Prevention Program for Secondary Schools (SAPPSS). Speaker: Stephanie Tipping, CASA House
  • You, Me and Us. Speaker: Felicity Marlowe, Women’s Health West
  • Sexuality Education Community Support Project (SECS). Speaker: Debbie Ollis, Deakin University
  • Promoting Respectful Relationships and Gender Equity: A whole of school approach. Speaker: Lisha Constantino, Dianella Community Health

Slides and Audio recordings

Main presentation – Emily Maguire, VicHealth

Emily Maguire slides
Audio of presentation

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Part 6

PiP members on integrating best practice

Lisha Constantino

Lisha Constantino slides

Jan Tracey
Stephanie Tipping
Felicity Marlowe
Debbie Ollis

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