Dispelling myths about Sexual Assault

In light of the recent Public Space CBC article by Sarah Adams, there is a pressing need to address the safety of our community. We have received calls and emails from people looking for information and support and we are here to help. Calgary Sexual Health Centre is invested in creating a safe community free from any form of sexual harassment or assault. Unfortunately, there are still many myths around sexual assault that must be addressed so that our community … Continued

You’re Invited! YYC Sexual Health Awareness Month

The Calgary Sexual Health and Wellbeing Collaborative invites you to participate in YYC Sexual Health Awareness Month! To recognize Sexual Health Awareness Week, collaborative members are hosting a variety of events throughout the month of February including organizational tours and/or workshops. These events are for service providers to increase their knowledge of the sexual health services in Calgary and to increase their knowledge and skills on a variety of sexual health related topics.   At our office, we have the … Continued

Give Back in 2015: Become a Youth Panelist With fYrefly

January is all about self-improvement, accomplishing goals and achieving New Years resolutions. Is 2015 going to be the year sexual health becomes a top priority in your life? Remember, sexual health is not just about sex. It is about being comfortable and safe with your body, developing positive relationships with others and normalizing sexual health in your community through advocacy and education efforts. If you’re looking for a way to make a positive impact on Calgary’s youth, register for our … Continued

#CSHAGM

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On Monday night, the Board of Directors hosted our 41st AGM, celebrating 2013 with volunteers, staff and community partners. There was networking and refreshments, followed by Board Chair Richard Einarson opening the business of the Annual General Meeting. A new Board of Directors was elected and we offered our thanks to retiring Board members Beatrice du Prey and Barbara Soles, both who volunteered with us for 6 years. Pam Krause, our President and CEO gave an overview of the year’s … Continued

Lisa’s Story: The Training Centre

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The Training Centre at the Calgary Sexual Health Centre provides a number of professional development opportunities for service providers. Our training ensures that professionals have the skills and knowledge to integrate sexual health into their everyday work with clients. Here’s a personal story from one of our Training Centre clients!   When Lisa Seel-Thompson at Calgary Family Services hires new staff for a Spirit or Starburst program, she often sees something missing right off the bat. “I’ve had staff come … Continued

New Year! New workshop schedule!

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We are pleased to ring in the new year with our Winter 2014 workshop schedule!   “Facilitating Healthy Relationships” February 26, 2014    9am – 12pm In this workshop, participants will gain knowledge and tools to help youth navigate the challenges of developing healthy relationships in today’s world.  Practical activities and frameworks for helping youth make conscious and healthy sexual decisions are also examined and applied to real life situations. Fee: $50.00 per person, including workshop materials   “Supporting Sexuality with … Continued