Healthy lives for young people

Cornwall

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The Brook Cornwall Education Wellbeing Team is responsible for relationship and sex education to young people, training of professionals and 1:1 targeted support.

To find out more, please contact us.

RSE Workshops

Brook provides participative, informative workshops in schools and other settings aimed at generating evidence-based discussion around sex, sexuality and relationships. These sessions increase young people’s knowledge and provide them with the vocabulary and skills to communicate with their peers, parents and professionals.

Professional Training

Our free training sessions for professionals working with children and young people offer support and expert guidance on specialist topics relating to RSE – including Porn, Sexting, Child Sexual Exploitation, Sexuality and Gender, chlamydia testing, C-Card, RSE@Home for Foster Carers, RSE@Home for young people with SEND, RSE@Home for facilitators and SHIELD, among other relevant subjects that can be purchased – as well as practical advice on preparation for mandatory RSE.

PSHE Curriculum

Brook Cornwall provides lesson plans and resources for schools in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to deliver up-to-date, safe and effective PSHE for years 1-13.

Commissioned by Cornwall Council, with contributions from the Headstart Kernow team funded by The National Lottery Community Fund, the curriculum has been designed and quality-assured by subject-matter experts at Brook and brings together a variety of materials from organisations specialising in PSHE topics.

1-1 Targeted Support

Brook offers 1-1 sessions to young people aged 11+, based on a supported self-help approach. We create bespoke educational programmes for each young person.

Chlamydia Screening Programme

Brook run the Chlamydia Screening Programme in Cornwall. The programme is aimed at young people aged 15-24. The Education team run this service in partnership with our clinical colleagues. Brook Cornwall train organisations and educational services to provide testing kits to young people to reduce the incidence of undiagnosed Chlamydia in Cornwall.

Contact us about the Chlamydia Screening Programme

Coordinator: Kelvin Leighton-Julian
Kelvin.Leighton-Julian@brook.org.uk

Outreach Worker: Rachel Balshaw
Rachel.balshaw@brook.org.uk

Cornwall C-Card Programme

Brook Cornwall runs the local C-Card programme to young people aged 13-24, offering young people the opportunity to register for a C-Card and get free condoms and lube across various outlets in Cornwall. As part of the process for registration young people are taught about healthy relationships, condom use, consent and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) as well as contraception. Brook Cornwall train outlets across Cornwall to provide registration and distribution services to young people.

Contact us about the Cornwall C-Card Programme

Kelvin Leighton-Julian, Coordinator
Email: Kelvin.Leighton-Julian@brook.org.uk
Tel: 07923 250346

Find out more about the C-Card Programme

Contact us

We would love to hear from you and to discuss how Brook can support you and your young people. Email us at:

Education and Wellbeing Team (Cornwall)
Cornwall.edu@brook.org.uk

Kelvin Leighton-Julian, Coordinator
Email: Kelvin.Leighton-Julian@brook.org.uk
Tel: 07923 250346

There are also a number of paid training courses available for professionals working with young people in Cornwall.

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