Foundation Programme in Sexual Health Promotion 2016

Wexford Town (Spring/Summer 2017)

4th & 5th of April

25th & 26th April

09th &10th May

23rd & 24th May

06th & 07th June                      (Closing date 17th February 2017)

Facilitators: Tracey Tobin (Health Promotion and Improvement)

Location: Wexford Town


Participants are required to attend all ten days, to submit a learning journal throughout the program and to co-facilitate a sample experiential exercise

 Application Process

Step 1: Application Form                        Step 2: Telephone interview

Application forms are available from Tracey Tobin / 0879028590


Limerick (Autumn 2016/Spring 2017)

11th & 12th October

8th & 9th November

6th & 7th December

10th & 11th January 2017

7th & 8th February 2017                   (Closing date 6th May 2016)

Facilitators: Mairead Kelly (HP&I) and Grainne Woulfe (GOSHH)

Location: Limerick

For details of future Limerick courses please contact:

Ms Mairead Kelly, Health Promotion Officer, Limerick Health Promotion, North West Wing, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Mulgrave Street, Limerick. Tel: 061 461243 Email: maireada.kelly


Cork (Autumn 2016/Spring 2017)

11th & 12th October

8th & 9th  November

6th & 7th  December

17th & 18th January (2017)

14th & 15th February (2017)   (Closing Date 5th May 2016)

Facilitators: Martin Grogan and Sharon Parkinson

Location: Cork

For details of future Cork courses please contact:

Martin Grogan, Health Promotion Officer, Health Promotion & Improvement, Health & Wellbeing Division, HSE South, Eye Ear Throat Hospital, Western Road, Cork. Tel: 021-4921665


Offaly -Tullamore (Spring 2017)

17th & 18th January

7th & 8th February

7th & 8th March

04th & 05th April

9th & 10th May                  (Closing date 24th October 2016)

Facilitator: Margaret Whittaker

Location: Tullamore (venue to be decided)

(Interviews will take place the week of 21st or 28th November 2016),

Hard copies of the application form are also available on request from the Health Promotion & Improvement Office Tullamore contact Kathleen Pardy: 057 93 57828/57800

Completed applications can be posted to; Margaret Whittaker, Health Promotion & Improvement, Floor 2, Scott Building, Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore Campus, Arden Road, Tullamore, Co Offaly.


Kerry – (Spring 2017)

January 17th & 18th

February 7th & 8th

March 7th & 8th

April 4th & 5th

May 2nd & 3rd

Closing date for applications: Friday 11th of November 2016 . Places are awarded following a telephone interview.

Facilitators Máire O Leary HP&I and Mary O Connor Public Health Nursing

Programme Aim

To enhance participants’ capacity to incorporate sexual health promotion into their work through the development of their comfort levels, confidence, knowledge and skills in relation to sexual health


This programme will look at sexual health promotion holistically throughout the human life course. This will be covered under the following headings:

  • Sexual Health Promotion in the Irish Context
  • Sexual Health – A Life-Course Approach
  • Contraception and STIs
  • Self Esteem & Sexual Health
  • Sexual Diversity
  • Society and Sexual Health
  • Irish Law and Sexual Health
  • Power and Sex
  • Working Safely around Sexual Health
  • Project Planning and Needs Assessment
  • Facilitating Workshops on Sexual Health

For further details please see brochure and you can download an application form here.

Completed application form can be sent to; Ms. Anna Foley, Health Promotion & Improvement Department, Health & Wellbeing Division, HSE South, HSE South, Floor 3 M.P.H.C., Mallow, Co Cork.  Phone 022-58634


                                     The Foundation Programme in Sexual Health Promotion

                                          (10 day programme organised in 5 x 2 day modules)

                                                                   Dublin (Spring 2017)

10th & 11th Jan

31st Jan & 1st Feb

14th & 15th Feb

7th & 8th March

28th & 29th March

Facilitators: Moira Germaine (HP&I) and Tracey Tobin (HP&I)

Location: Tallaght, Dublin

For details of this course please contact:

Ms Moira Germaine, Senior Health Promotion Officer- Sexual Health, Health Promotion & Improvement, Health & Wellbeing Division, St Dympna’s Hospital, Athy Road, Carlow. Tel: 059 9143630 Email:

Closing date for receipt of applications:

Friday 25th Nov 2016

Application Process

The application process is a 2 step process:

  • Step 1: Application Form
  • Step 2: Telephone interview

For further details please see brochure and to book a place (i) fill out our online application form and email to or (ii) post your completed application form to

Mr. Ray Madden, HSE Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programme, 4th Floor, 89-94 Capel Street, Dublin 1

Dublin North East (Spring 2017)

February         27th & 28th
March             27th & 28th
April                24th & 25th
May                 22nd & 23rd
June                19th & 20th                      ( Closing date Friday 02nd December 2016)

Facilitators: David Mc Sweeney (HP&I) and Olivia McGeough (HP&I)

Location: Regional Education Centre, St. Brigid’s Complex, Ardee, Co. Louth.

For details of future Dublin North East courses please contact:

Mr Dave McSweeney, Department of Health Promotion and Improvement, Health and Wellbeing Division, HSE Dublin North East, Railway Street, Navan, Co. Meath.  Tel: 046 9076424

Ms Olivia Mc Geough, Department of Health Promotion and Improvement, Health and Wellbeing Division, St Bridget’s Hospital, Ardee, Co. Louth. Tel:041 6860716

Mayo (Autumn 2017/Spring 2018)

Wednesdays & Thursdays

20th & 21st September 2017

18th & 19th  October 2017

6th & 7th December 2017

17th & 18th January 2018

14th & 15th February 2018

Training Venue

Castlebar Primary Care Centre, Moneen, Castlebar, Co Mayo


Thelma Birrane, HSE West & Lorraine O’Connell, AIDS West

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 12th May 2017.

Please contact to request an application form or for further queries (094 9042589).


























































































































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