Facilitators Guide

Summary of the story

Sara watches her Brother Sam leaving for a party and is upset that her brother gets more freedom that she does.  Sam arrives at a party with beer in his hand.  Sam meets Aster at the party and they start dancing.  Sam invites Aster to go and see his car.  They are about to have sex, but neither Sam nor Aster have a condom.  Sam says he doesn’t like using condoms but Aster insists that she will only have sex with a condom.  They go and buy condoms and then have sex, which they both enjoy.

General questions to start discussions and explore the story

  • What’s happening in this story?
  • Explore points that are raised by participants – ask more questions about their statements.

Hints to prompt discussion

  • Communication between parents and children about their different values strengthens intergenerational relationships and helps develop respect for each other’s values.
  • A couple having consensual sex should use condoms to prevent the risk of unplanned pregnancy and transmission of blood borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections.
  • Both partners are responsible for ensuring they have safe sex.

Services Available

Family Planning Victoria

Sexual and reproductive health services for people under 25

Location: Level 1, 94 Elizabeth St, Melbourne, VIC

Phone: (03) 9660 4700 or visit Family Planning Victoria Action Centre

Action Centre

Sexual and reproductive health services for people under 25.  Free condoms available

Location: Level 1, 94 Elizabeth St, Melbourne, VIC

Phone: (03) 9660 4700 or visit Family Planning Victoria Action Centre

Melbourne Sexual Health Centre

Free sexual health clinic, offering free condoms and testing and treatment including post-exposure prophylaxis if you think you have been exposed to HIV, walk-ins welcome.

Location: 580 Swanston St, Carlton, VIC
Phone: (03) 9341 6200 or visit Melbourne Sexual Health Centre