The Healthy Relationships program is an initiative of YWCA Queensland and TAFE Queensland to educate students about developing and maintaining healthy relationships. The program has been designed to help young people understand how to form sustainable relationships in which all parties can feel safe and happy.
YWCA Queensland and TAFE Queensland partnered to develop an online Healthy Relationships programs a Domestic and Family Violence Prevention initiative pooling our expertise and resources - YWCA Queensland on the content and TAFE Queensland on the online learning design and development.
Our vision was to develop an engaging, interactive online program, with original content as well as a collection of existing resources to promote respectful, responsible and happy intimate relationships.
YWCA Queensland and TAFE Queensland are committed to the prevention of family domestic violence and violence against women. This is a free program that has been rolled out across TAFE Queensland. You have not been charged for this program. It is offered to you for free. It is the hope of YWCA Queensland and TAFE Queensland that you undertake this program that has been designed to help provide information on and educate you about Healthy Relationships.
The program will assist you to recognise the signs of domestic violence and to adopt appropriate responses provide our students with an opportunity to gain a greater awareness of themselves.
TAFE Queensland believes that this program assists in setting a standard of acceptable behaviours that come with being part of the TAFE Queensland community, and provide an opportunity for our educators to take on a positive role in encouraging students to get involved in the program.
If you are over the age of 16 and not currently at school you will receive automatic access to the program. Once you have been provided with access you will also receive a confirmation email with a link to Connect and the Healthy Relationships Program.
This is a free program that has been rolled out to all eligible TAFE Queensland students. You will not been charged for this program. It is offered to you for free. It is the hope of YWCA Queensland and TAFE Queensland that you undertake this program that has been designed to help provide information on and educate you about Healthy Relationships.
You do not have to complete this unit. However, it is encouraged that you look at the information contained in the unit and work through the content and activities. YWCA Queensland and TAFE Queensland believe that the Healthy Relationships program contains important information for the wellbeing of our community.
The Healthy Relationships program is an interactive and engaging program that allows you to navigate through the information at your leisure. You will gain knowledge and understanding to empower yourself and make positive change in your own life.
TAFE Queensland is committed to delivering courses that provide pathways to employment for students and skilled workforces for industry.
The Healthy Relationships program is designed to ensure that our society has a 'critical mass' of relationships that are respectful and healthy from the outset.
Beyond our students, CEO Jodi Schmidt saw this as an opportunity for TAFE Queensland to be a conduit to providing awareness of healthy and appropriate behaviours across all relationship types. TAFE Queensland recognises the power of education, through which we challenge beliefs and attitudes; we provide knowledge and understanding to empower people to make positive changes in their lives.