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Practical information for health
workers, educators and community
carers on HIV, AIDS and sexually
transmitted infections covering care,
support and prevention.

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Starting the discussion: steps to making sex safer 
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Starting the Discussion: Steps to Making Sex Safer

This guide for community-based workers was produced in 1996. It provides ideas for training activities that can be used for enabling people to participate more actively in discussion about HIV prevention and making sex safer.

Starting the Discussion: Steps to Making Sex Safer

Acknowledgements
Understanding people's behaviour
Communicating for change
Working with groups
Assessing change
Teaching tools
Check your facts
Resource list

 

Contents
 
Acknowledgements

Part 1  Understanding People's Behaviour
 

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Information is not enough

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Making change possible

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Talking about sex and relationships

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Activities

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Listening survey

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Focus group discussion 
 

Part 2  Communicating for Change
 

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Working towards better communication

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Your role in information sharing

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Tips for trainers
 

Part 3  Working with Groups 
 

Activities
 

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Building on Knowledge

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1 Finding the gaps

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2 Check your beliefs

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3 Talking about sex
 

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Thinking about Risk

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4 Risks and results

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5 Most risk/least risk

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6 Taking the risk and passing it on 
 

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Exploring Attitudes and Feelings

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7 Agree/disagree

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8 Thinking about sex differences

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9 Talking about making sex safer

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10 Digging deeper

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Practising New Skills

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11 Learning about condoms

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12 Using role play 
 

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Problem-Solving and Decision-Making

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13 Change takes time

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14 Using picture codes

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15 Open-ended story

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16 Barriers to change

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17 Using drama 
 

Part 4  Assessing Change
 

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Why evaluation is important

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Stages in evaluation

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Collecting information

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Activities

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Community mapping

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Structured group discussion

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Using checklists

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Using questionnaires 
 

Part 5  Teaching Tools 
 

Part 6  Check your Facts
 

What is HIV?

How does HIV affect the body?

What is AIDS?

What is the HIV test?

How do you get infected with HIV?

How is HIV transmitted?

What is unsafe or high risk behaviour?

What is safer sex?

What is an STD or an STI?

How do you use a condom?

Resource List 





First edition funded by the States of Jersey
Reprint funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)



 

 

 
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