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

YYC Sexual Health Awareness Month

As a member of the Calgary Sexual Health and Wellbeing collaborative, we are happy to share that we will be hosting a variety of events in February to recognize “YYC Sexual Health Awareness Month” in February. Please take a look at the calendar of events to see what different collaborative member organizations are offering, and feel free to share with your networks. Calendar of Events – YYC Sexual Health Month 2017 Sexual Health Collaborative World Cafe Event on Stigma and … Continued

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