Youth Programming Updates

COVID-19 has considerably changed the way that community-based organizations deliver programming. SERC has designed a plan for youth programming that ensures we can safely continue to offer school and community-based workshops for youth by adapting to changing classroom and program needs. This year, there are many options to invite us into your spaces that align… Read More

Request a Youth Workshop

If you would like to request a workshop for your school or youth program, there are several options available: You can fill out the online form here, and someone will get back to you in a timely manner to discuss your needs and confirm your booking. You can fill out the attached PDF and submit… Read More

Youth Workshops

SERC offers youth workshops in schools, community-based programs, and other youth programs in Manitoba. Topics include: Healthy relationships Mental health Introduction to sexuality Sexual & reproductive health Sexually transmitted infections and HIV Puberty & adolescent development Consent 2STLGBQ+ Please note that workshop availability varies by region. For a complete list of workshops and workshop descriptions,… Read More

Executive Director Blog: The Future of Youth Sexual Health Education in Manitoba AKA What’s up with Teen Talk?

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.   For the last few months,… Read More

“SEXT ED”: Youth Sexual Development and Digital Literacy

Sexuality is a core component of healthy youth development, which is increasingly happening online. This training focuses on how to reduce the risks and increase the benefits of online sexuality through an essential life skill: digital media literacy. Service providers will leave with understandings of the legal aspects of viewing and sending sexual material and… Read More

Teaching Sexuality: Facilitation Skills for Teachers and Youth Service Providers – Summer Institute

This specialized, two-day training event will prepare service providers who work directly with youth, and teachers responsible for human sexuality curricular learning outcomes, to integrate comprehensive sexuality education lessons and activities into their programs or classrooms. Participants will discuss and practice a number of activities that can be used immediately after the training. After the… Read More

Teaching Sexuality: Facilitation Skills for Teachers and Youth Service Providers – WINTER INSTITUTE

WINNIPEG: March 25th and 26th, 2019, 9:00am – 4:00pm United Way Winnipeg • 580 Main Street (limited free parking availability in lot) Register Now This specialized, two-day training event will prepare service providers who work directly with youth, and teachers responsible for human sexuality curricular learning outcomes, to integrate comprehensive sexuality education lessons and activities… 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