March 6- 26, 2023
WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION:This 3 module workshop will expand awareness, knowledge and skills byexploring the basics of taking a comprehensive, inclusive and non-stigmatizing sexual health history,providing current evidence informed information about contraceptive methods and sexually transmittedinfection & blood borne pathogens (STBBIs). Participants will have the opportunity to explore the topics ina safe learning environment, share resources and expand their professional network.
Sexual Health History Taking, STI Basics and Contraception
Ann Sinyard (she/her) is an enthusiastic sexual health educator in Edmonton whose work is centered on accessible, sex-positive education for all folks! She integrates compassion, gender/cultural-inclusivity, and functional awareness into all aspects of her work, and is unafraid of answering any questions surrounding consent, intimacy, and biology—particularly given her experience as a sexual health consultant at With Consent. She is continually motivated by the evolving trends related to sexual health outreach and education. Ann is eager to promote sex-positive health knowledge through her workshops and as an influencer online.
Ann’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from MacEwan University and a graduate certificate in Sexual Health from the University of Alberta. Her sexual health education career has cemented her capacity to set a strong foundation for bias and judgment-free sex education in either a classroom or digital setting. She is
excited to support other educators in becoming better equipped to inform their clientele on some of the ways to empower themselves to make the best decisions about their own individual sexual health needs and overall wellness.