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Sexual Relationship Check-In

Myself – Ask yourself: Do I know why I want to have sex? Am I doing this for me? Do I agree with what is going on? Do I feel respected and cared for? Does this feel right to me? Do I want to take this next step? My Partner(s) – Ask yourself: Can we… Read More

Executive Director Blog: There are no wrong questions

Nicole Chammartin is the Executive Director of Klinic and SERC. The work of these organizations focuses on; health, community development, mental health, sexuality, equity, and social justice. In this blog Nicole writes about the important work of these organizations, leadership, and the larger world of community and sexual health. There are a few jobs in… Read More

Executive Director Blog: Managing Workplace Mental Health: My Disclosure

Nicole Chammartin is the Executive Director of Klinic and SERC. The work of these organizations focuses on; health, community development, mental health, sexuality, equity, and social justice. In this blog Nicole writes about the important work of these organizations, leadership, and the larger world of community and sexual health. I cannot actually remember the moment… Read More

Executive Director Blog: Yes, It Can Happen Here: Reflections from #CACHC18

Nicole Chammartin is the Executive Director of Klinic and SERC. The work of these organizations focuses on; health, community development, mental health, sexuality, equity, and social justice. In this blog Nicole writes about the important work of these organizations, leadership, and the larger world of community and sexual health. This past week I had the… Read More

Teen Talk Workshops

With the new school year starting, we also begin a new year of Teen Talk workshops. This year, Eveline Buehlmann will be managing intake requests for our Workshops for Youth program.  To help teachers, programs, communities and us plan for the fall we are encouraging requests to be submitted by September 17th so that we can… Read More

The Teen Talk Approach to Sexual Health Education: Accurate. Nonjudgmental. Youth Friendly.

Written by Sarah Martens, Health Educator Peer Support Program, Teen Talk Comprehensive sex education is not just about sex, it’s about health.  We, as adults, as educators, have a responsibility to provide youth with accurate information and non-judgmental health services. It’s important to have these conversations because we know that ignoring these issues doesn’t mean… Read More

Teaching Sexuality: Facilitation Skills for Teachers and Youth Service Providers

SERC Training Institute Summer Training Opportunity Teaching Sexuality: Facilitation Skills for Teachers and Youth Service Providers Join us for a two-day Summer Institute that will equip teachers and youth service providers with sexuality education facilitation skills! This highly interactive workshop will cover a host of topics relevant to youth ages 12 and up, that align… Read More

Rights From the Start, Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health in a National Pharmacare Strategy

You are cordially invited to attend Rights From the Start, Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health in a National Pharmacare Strategy, a panel discussion in honour of the Federal Provincial and Territorial Health Ministers’ Summit. While momentum builds for a National Pharmacare Strategy, a progressive coalition of health advocates are joining forces to ensure that a truly… Read More