Sahir House Training Service provides high quality information and opportunity to explore the impact of HIV and update on current thinking. The training will increase confidence to work around the issues of HIV and promote best practice and information to help educate the wider public.  The training will also challenge discrimination and signpost to testing services.

Sahir House training courses:

  • HIV equality awareness and stigma reduction training
  • Understanding HIV and asylum
  • Blood borne virus updates
  • Understanding sexuality
  • Clients in crisis – reducing suicide
  • HIV in GP settings
  • HIV and HR
  • HIV and the Law

Training courses in your workplace or organisation

Sahir House can deliver bespoke training for your organisation, for further details please contact Sahir House

Please click here to see Sahir House training and information charges

Public Health sponsored (FREE) training targeting those working in the public sector services:

Wirral Public Health
Services based in Wirral can access HIV awareness and stigma reduction staff training. Kindly sponsored by Wirral Public Health.

Knowsley Public Health
Services based in Knowsley can access HIV awareness and stigma reduction staff training. Kindly sponsored by Knowsley Public Health.

Liverpool Public Health
Services based in Liverpool can access HIV awareness and stigma reduction staff training. Kindly sponsored by Liverpool Public Health.

Course dates for 2017 to be confirmed however, if you are interested in attending please complete booking form here

If you wish to attend and don’t work in the selected areas then a charge applies. Contact the Development Manager for more information.

Comments from participants:

Liverpool University medical student  “It has made me realise that everyone is at risk (with some behaviours increasing risk) and how to go about treating a patient with respect and the dignity they deserve.”

Wirral health and social care professional  “I can challenge others and pass on the knowledge that I have gained, and hopefully reduce stigma and discrimination.”

Wirral health and social care professional  “Highly informative course, just enough info to be able to retain and share it. Lots of information about signposting individuals for support and testing. Helped also dispels fear and myths around HIV.”

Liverpool housing worker  “Very useful now feel confident about discussing this topic with staff and residents.”

Knowsley social worker  “Relating personal experiences which you could envisage happening/replicating in my workplace and how they can be managed in a positive way”

Halton support worker “Very useful training, tackles workplace stigma”

Merseyside Police  “Learning about the management of HIV every day, allowed me to understand it and how people live with it”

Cheshire West and Chester, adoption manager  “Well-presented information passed on in an enjoyable relaxed way”

Who the training is ideal for:
Health care professionals, voluntary and statutory sector, private sector, drug and alcohol workers, social workers, counsellors, mental health, LGBT and BME sectors, homeless and housing, HR departments, pregnancy and maternity care, equality specialists, support workers, probation services, nursing and care home sectors, youth services, teaching and education, advice workers, welfare benefits.

We welcome staff from all areas of the workplace including operational and management departments.

Customers include:
Staff who work in social services, adoption and fostering , sexual health services, GP practices, universities, housing and homelessness, older peoples services including nursing and care homes, drug and alcohol, young people’s sector, rape and sexual assault support, BME, LGBT and other equality related support, HR departments, probation and Merseyside Police. Sahir house train staff from public, statutory, third and private sectors with staff from all levels of the workplace.

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