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Executive Director Blog: The Best Sex Education is the Truth

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. Posted March 20, 2019 I have written… Read More

#SRH2019 Blog: Sexuality and Aging

Written by Linda Plenert, retired SERC staff My involvement with SERC and sexuality education goes back 30+ years.  During that time I witnessed a shift in attitudes regarding sexuality and aging. Researchers and sexual health professionals began acknowledging that seniors were not only still having sex with long term partners, many were entering into new… Read More

Have we transformed yet?

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. Unless you are living under a… Read More

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