Upcoming Training Session for “fYrefly in Schools”

fYrefly-in-Schools is an awesome classroom workshop designed to support safer spaces in our city’s Junior/Senior High Schools for LGBTQ+ youth. We are looking for youth panelists who are interested in sharing their experiences as part of this classroom presentation. This is an excellent volunteer opportunity! Based on the award-winning Camp fYrefly, fYrefly-in-Schools aims to increase LGBTQ+ awareness and the impact of homophobic/transphobic bullying, and equip students to challenge discrimination and become effective allies. Experienced educators facilitate activity-based workshops with help … 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

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

YOUTH! Join "fYrefly in Schools" workshop in 2014!

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Calling all Calgary area YOUTH! If you are under 25 and you want to improve school climates for all students, particularly LGBTQ students, join us for our “fYrefly in Schools” training dayto learn how to be a youth panelist at these amazing workshops in Calgary and area schools! We are looking to train 20 youth to help deliver school-based presentations throughout the 2014 school year. All “fYrefly in Schools” presentations are facilitated by experienced presenters in conjunction with student panelists. … Continued