HEPinars for community workers


This free, online workforce training will deliver practical tips and strategies to help you assist people requiring support to seek testing, treatment and employ safe practices (i.e. harm minimisation), concerning viral hepatitis.

Each session will run approximately 2 hours, 30 minutes (with a small break in the middle), and feature a lived-experience speaker sharing their own unique insights into living with hepatitis and their treatment journey.

What’s covered?

This free course will cover:

  • Liver disease -symptoms, causes, progression and health impacts
  • Hepatitis A overview, including vaccination
  • Hepatitis B (HBV) – transmission routes, risk factors (prevention), testing, immunisation, treatment and global impacts of HBV
  • Hepatitis C (HCV) – transmission routes, risk factors (prevention), testing, and treatment, highlighting the current and completely effective DAA medication
  • Identifying at-risk populations within the community
  • myths surrounding HBV and HCV transmission
  • Privacy, disclosure and legal obligations therein
  • How to engage in supportive conversations about hepatitis treatment with your clients
  • An overview of the advocacy and support services available to AOD and community welfare workforce, and consumers.

All attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance for their continued professional development.

About the facilitators

This course will be led by LiverWELL trainers and includes insights from someone with lived experience of hepatitis and treatments.

Technical requirements

All you need to participate is a computer, tablet or mobile phone with internet access.

Upcoming sessions

Email us to find out more about our upcoming sessions.

LiverWELL acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government.
We welcome people from all cultures, nationalities and religions. Being inclusive and providing equitable services is our commitment.

ABN 48 656 812 701

We acknowledge the traditional owners of the lands where we work - the lands of the Woi-Wurrung Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nations. We express our gratitude to them for their continued care and curation of these lands and waters. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

LiverWELL observes and honours the Kulin Nation's intrinsic connection to land, sky and water, and the creator Bunjil. LiverWELL is committed to being led and informed by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders on bridging health outcomes for communities and improving liver health.