Friday, August 30, 2013

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, 2013 ◄
9 – 12

This session is designed for professionals working with people with developmental disabilities. Participants will define sexuality in a broad context, explore their own attitudes about sexuality and receive practical suggestions for engaging clients in conversations about their sexual health and wellbeing.
This workshop will also help professionals to set boundaries around what is appropriate behavior, clarify age of consent guidelines and make referrals to community resources.

Supporting Sexuality with Older Adults
November 6, 2013  
9 – 12

Negative cultural perceptions about seniors and sexuality abound.  What can we do as professionals to counter those views and support the sexual health and wellbeing of older adults. 
In this workshop, you will increase your confidence and comfort talking with your clients about sexuality. Receive practical suggestions, tips and resources to start talking and keep talking about sexual health and wellbeing with seniors.

Creating a Culture of Respect for Gender Diverse Clients and Coworkers
December 4, 2013 
9 – 12

This session will explore the gender binary that exists in our culture and its impact on client service delivery.
Participants will identify strategies to create safe and supportive environments for clients and coworkers who transcend our culturally constructed views of gender.

Calgary Sexual Health Centre
#304, 301 - 14 Street NW, Calgary, AB
To Register: 
Call Valerie Barr at 403. 283. 5580 ext. 317  


Call Becky Van Tassel at 403. 283. 5580 ext. 323

$50 per person, including workshop materials