FOCUS GROUP to develop new workshop for health and social service providers

Participate in a focus group and contribute to the development of a new workshop for health and social service providers by the Canadian Public Health Association and Centre for Sexuality. We’d like to hear about your experiences accessing sexual health and harm reduction services in your community, and your ideas of how to prevent and respond to stigma and discrimination within health and social services. This includies stigma and discrimination related to sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (for example HIV, herpes, hepatitis C, chlamydia), and other … Continued

Calgary Gets Consent

  #CalgaryGetsConsent is a campaign initiated in 2017 by the Centre for Sexuality (formerly Calgary Sexual Health Centre) with the intention of creating a culture of consent. The overall goal of #CalgaryGetsConsent is to raise awareness and provide education about consent by initiating a community-wide conversation, and to provide community members with tools to discuss consent. Recognising that consent is important at all ages, from birth into old age, this campaign aims to normalise consent in all aspects of our lives. #CalgaryGetsConsent includes several initiatives: free … Continued

Blended Learning: Online & In-Class Course on STBBIs

Are you a health or social service provider interested in learning more about reducing stigma related to sexuality, substance use and sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs)? You are invited to a blended learning opportunity offered jointly by the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) and the Centre for Sexuality! This learning opportunity focuses on defining the various forms of stigma and the factors that contribute to stigma, and identifying strategies that can be used at both practice and organizational levels to create more … Continued

Our first FREE online course with CPHA is now live!

    We are excited to announce that our first online course for service providers focused on reducing stigma related to sexuality, substance use, and STBBIs is now live to the public on Canadian Public Health Association’s learning site. Please check out the link below (in English and in French) to learn more!   FREE Online Learning Course: Addressing stigma related to sexuality, substance use and STBBIs Do you work as a front-line health or social service provider? Are you … Continued

Workshops ► Understanding Human Rights & Gender Diversity

  We are pleased to share information about some upcoming workshops in Calgary, facilitated by The Pride Centre of Edmonton. Poster PDF ► AB Human Rights Calgary – mar 2018   Tuesday, March 27, 2018 The Kahanoff Conference Centre #200, 105 12 Ave SE Calgary   Employer / Provider Workshop: 1:00 -4:00PM The Employer / Provider Workshop will be geared towards people (employers, HR personnel, housing providers, property managers) who would be seeking information about understanding human rights protection, avoiding … Continued

February is Sexual Health Awareness Month!

As a member of the Calgary Sexual Health and Wellbeing collaborative, we are happy to share some details about the variety of events that are being hosted to recognize “YYC Sexual Health Awareness Month”. Please take a look at the calendar of events below to see what the member organizations are offering, and feel free to share with your networks. The Calgary Sexual Health and Wellbeing Collaborative is made up of organizations serving the sexual health and wellbeing needs of all … Continued

Online survey ► Professional development needs on STBBIs

Understanding professional development needs related to sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs), sexual health and harm reduction in Canada   Are you a health or social service provider? If so, the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) is interested in hearing from you about your learning and professional development needs related to sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs), sexual health and harm reduction. Our online survey should take between 10-15 minutes to complete and all responses will be kept confidential. This … Continued