#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

Explore & Understand Sexuality: Sexual Attitude Reassessment Workshop

Together with the Alberta Society for the Promotion of Sexual Health (ASPSH), we are pleased to present:   Sexual Attitude Reassessment (SAR) Workshop Friday Nov 22 and Saturday Nov 23, 2013 8:30 to 4:30 ► UPDATE: online registration and tickets now available! ◄   What is a SAR and why should you attend?  SAR provides an opportunity to explore and understand your own beliefs, attitudes, values and biases within the realm of sex and sexuality.  This self-exploration and self-understanding facilitates comfort that … Continued

Back to School with the CSHC Training Centre! ► Fall 2013 Schedule

As the back to school season approaches, we are gearing up for our new Fall 2013 schedule of workshops. Our Training Centre provides a number of professional development opportunities for service providers. Last year our staff facilitated 93 educational workshops reaching over 2,590 professionals! We are pleased to present the schedule for our Fall 2013 workshops. Please note that Category A Social Work credits are available for all training sessions.   Supporting Sexuality with People with Disabilities ► DATE CHANGE: October 1, … Continued

Key Area 1: Healthy Bodies –> a personal story

There are three key areas that CSHC is focused on: Healthy Bodies, Healthy Relationships and Healthy Communities. These focus areas speak to the core of our work; they support our vision for the community and the mission we are on to achieve it. In this series of blogs, we present some of our success stories  that highlight a program from each of our three focus areas. In this blog, we look at a “Healthy Bodies” story: Eve’s Story: Reclaiming Healthy … Continued