SERC Training Institute

Support for Service Providers in Manitoba

The Sexuality Education Resource Centre MB (SERC) Training Institute offers comprehensive full-day training opportunities, webinars and Lunch & Learn style events to support service providers in Manitoba. Each draws on expertise, up-to-date research, evidence-based approaches and local resources to enhance knowledge, skills and awareness on sexuality issues.

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Teaching Sexuality within the Provincial Curriculum – Summer Institute

WINNIPEG: August 15 & 16, 2017, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm 
SERC Office • 200-226 Osborne St. N (at York)

This specialized two-day training opportunity will prepare teachers responsible for the Grade 7, 9 and 10 human sexuality curriculum learning outcomes to deliver comprehensive, effective and updated sexuality education with their students. READ MORE...

COST: $100.00 (subsidized rate), includes lunch and refreshments.

Integrating Sexuality into Health Care Practice

WINNIPEG: September 21, 2017, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre • 1808 Wellington Ave.

Sexuality is an important dimension of a patient's health care experience. With a strong focus on language, communication and skill building, this training opportunity goes beyond the basics to support integrating sexuality into health care practice. READ MORE...

COST: $100.00, includes lunch and refreshments.

Sexuality in our Work with Children and Youth

WINNIPEG: October 25, 2017, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre • 1808 Wellington Ave.

BRANDON: January 18, 2018, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Clarion Hotel • 3130 Victoria Ave.

Sexuality is a core component of healthy child and youth development. This training opportunity is designed for the unique needs of service providers who work directly with youth or in youth serving agencies. READ MORE...

COST: $100.00, includes lunch and refreshments.

LGBT2SQ+ Allyship for Service Providers

BRANDON: November 23, 2017, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Clarion Hotel • 3130 Victoria Ave.

Supporting diversity and promoting inclusion are essential components of working with people in culturally relevant and safe ways. This training opportunity invites service providers to broaden their awareness and build capacity around Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two-Spirit and Queer (LGBT2SQ+) identities and experiences. READ MORE...

COST: $100.00, includes lunch and refreshments.

Sexuality and Cultural Diversity for Service Providers

WINNIPEG: February 13, 2018, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre • 1808 Wellington Ave.

Sexuality is complex, and is integral to social, mental, physical and spiritual wellbeing. This training opportunity invites service providers from various sectors to examine how sexuality impacts their work with diverse cultures. This introduction is ideal for those looking to increase comfort, communication skills, and capacity around sexuality. READ MORE...

COST: $100.00, includes lunch and refreshments.

Sexuality, Diversity and Inclusion in Schools

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

School systems are poised to support healthy identity development in youth – including sexuality. This training opportunity is designed to increase school staff's comfort and capacity while equipping them with skills, knowledge and tools to support diversity and inclusion in the school community. READ MORE...

COST: $100.00, includes lunch and refreshments.

Our Selves, Our Daughters: Exploring a culturally competent approach to understanding Female Circumcision

WINNIPEG: February 9th 2018 9:30am to 12:30pm
SERC Winnipeg Office, 200-226 Osborne Street North (at York)

Join us for a half-day service provider training opportunity that will enhance your understanding of Female Circumcision (also known as Female Genital Cutting - FGC, or Female Genital Mutilation - FGM). This training is ideal for those working with immigrant, and/or refugee women, or women from communities where FGC is practiced. READ MORE...

COST: This training opportunity is free.