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Touching Base ONLINE Service Provider Awareness Training

Friday, 25 November 2022 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Service Provider Awareness Training (SPAT) For Staff in the Disability Sector.

This online course is designed to enable service providers to sort fact from fiction, develop knowledge on duty of care, address barriers and make referrals when supporting a person with disability to use the services of the sex industry. Access to a digital copy of the Touching Base Policy and Procedure Guide for disability service providers supporting clients to access sex services will be made available to all participants (hard copy version retails for AUD $50).


To build the capacity of workers in the disability sector to support people with disability to access the sex industry.

PLEASE NOTE: To be eligible you must have prior work experience supporting people with disability.


  • To introduce and discuss facts about the sex industry
  • To provide information about Touching Base Inc
  • To explore the legal and policy obligations of the support worker when assisting people with disability in accessing sex services  
  • To develop strategies to support the rights of people with disability to access sex services
  • To provide resources to support disability worker’s role
  • To explore the support worker’s role in balancing duty of care with dignity of risk when assisting people with disability to access sex services


This workshop is being held over two x 3-hour live online training sessions.

Online SPAT Part 1: Friday 25th November 2022, 1 pm - 4 pm (AEDT - NSW)

Online SPAT Part 2: Friday 2nd December 2022, 1 pm - 4 pm (AEDT - NSW)

Participants are required to attend both online workshop sessions - which will be interactive with group activities and plenty of group discussions.

If you attend both live online sessions you will receive a

Certificate of Attendance