Sexuality, Diversity and Inclusion in Schools

WINNIPEG: March 5, 2018, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre • 1808 Wellington Ave.

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School systems are at the forefront of supporting healthy identity development in youth, including healthy sexuality. This training opportunity focuses on training teachers, educational assistants, school clinicians, administrators and all other school-based staff in their work. It is specifically designed to increase school staffs’ comfort and capacity in supporting diversity and inclusion in the school community.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Cultural Aspects of Sexuality
  • Social Definitions of Sexuality
  • Sexual Development
  • Diversity in Sexuality: Sex, Gender and Sexual Orientation
  • Adolescent Identity Development and Healthy Sexuality
  • Overview of Sexuality in the Curriculum
  • Safer Spaces Guidelines
  • Communicating with Parents
  • Key Behaviours that Support Inclusive School Environments
  • Policy Considerations
  • Contemporary Influences: Sexuality and Social Media
  • Resources and Referrals

 

IDEAL FOR: All school-based staff including but not limited to: Teachers, Educational Assistants, Support Staff, Administration and Consultants, School Clinicians, Counsellors.

CERTIFICATION: Participants will receive a certificate of completion worth 6.0 hours that can be applied to Continuing Competency Programs for various professional regulating bodies.

COST: $100.00, Includes snacks, coffee/tea and lunch. Free parking available on site. Please indicate dietary needs on registration form. Registration will be confirmed when payment is received. Click on the link above to register now and pay online. To pay by cheque, you can request an invoice by downloading the form HERE and emailing it to info@serc.mb.ca. Please note, requesting an invoice does not guarantee your spot. Upon receipt of payment, you will be issued a special code to complete your registration. Once this process is complete, your registration will be confirmed.