Starting the Conversation: Sexuality in Our Work With People Labelled With Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
This training is open to St.Amant staff and Volunteers (exceptions apply). If you are a staff member, please speak to your supervisor to register. If you are not a St.Amant staff member, and would like more information about this training opportunity, please email firstname.lastname@example.org’
People living with intellectual and developmental disabilities are sexual beings with diverse experiences. They often face unique barriers to sexuality and reproductive autonomy.
- develop skills related to “teachable moments”
- learn how to initiate conversations around sexual and reproductive health with the people they support.
Participants are expected to join using a device with a webcam and microphone to fully participate.
About the Trainer
J Fiedler, MSW
Training Institute Facilitator
J Fiedler is from Detroit, Michigan with an educational background in social work. In 2007 they began their sexual health career supporting those living with HIV/AIDS. Since immigrating to Canada in 2016 they began working with the Sexuality Education Resource Centre facilitating sexuality discussions on various treaty lands around Manitoba from The Pas to Vita. J has also worked as a bicycle mechanic which has one thing in common with sexual health: lube makes things work better!
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