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CPHA

Position/Job Title: 
Senior Project Officer, STBBI Prevention

Resources

Facilitation manual - Challenging organizational stigma: Providing safer and more inclusive sexual health, harm reduction and STBBI-related services

CPHA and the Calgary Sexual Health Centre developed the content for three workshops focused on the reduction of STBBI-related stigma. You can download the workshop resources, including a facilitation manual, a participant workbook and the presentation slides, to help you facilitate a training workshop in your own community.

Facilitation manual - Moving beyond the basics: An advanced workshop about sexual health, substance use, STBBIs and stigma

CPHA and the Calgary Sexual Health Centre developed the content for three workshops focused on the reduction of STBBI-related stigma. You can download the workshop resources, including a facilitation manual, a participant workbook and the presentation slides, to help you facilitate a training workshop in your own community.

Facilitation manual - Exploring STBBIs and stigma: An introductory workshop for health and social service providers

CPHA and the Calgary Sexual Health Centre developed the content for three workshops focused on the reduction of STBBI-related stigma. You can download the workshop resources, including a facilitation manual, a participant workbook and the presentation slides, to help you facilitate a training workshop in your own community.

Self-assessment tool for STBBIs and stigma

This psychometrically validated tool, based on the Healthcare Provider HIV/AIDS Stigma Scale, offers several questions to help frontline health and social service providers reflect on their own attitudes, values and beliefs related to STBBIs.

Organizational assessment tool for STBBIs and stigma

This tool assists organizations in identifying the policy, environmental and cultural factors that contribute to the reduction of stigma and, in turn, creating settings where clients feel welcomed and respected when seeking care.

Reducing stigma and discrimination through the protection of privacy and confidentiality

This resource explains the important role of privacy and confidentiality in reducing stigma and discrimination related to STBBIs, and offers frontline health and social service providers several strategies they can use to deal with issues related to privacy, confidentiality, the criminalization of HIV non-disclosure and stigma reduction.

Discussing sexual health, harm reduction and STBBIs: A guide for service providers

This resource, intended  for frontline health and social service providers, offers sample dialogue and outlines several strategies to facilitate safer and more respectful discussions about sexual health, substance use and STBBIs with clients.

Factors that Impact Vulnerability to HIV and other STBBIs

The factors that impact vulnerability (FIV) to sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs) have been developed as part of the STBBI Health Equity Impact Assessment Tool to help you assess an STBBI-prevention initiative. The factors contained in this document do not constitute a definitive list. They serve as a starting point to identify some of the key factors that affect a person’s risk in relation to STBBIs. They highlight where front-line workers may act to improve health outcomes in STBBI prevention.

Introduction to New HIV Prevention Technologies – Training Module

This training module is to be used by facilitators in the training of frontline providers on New HIV Prevention Technologies (NPTs) and as an online resource. The module presents a general overview of NPTs as of March 2012 and can be completed in approximately 1 hour. The module comes complete with PowerPoint presentation and facilitator notes.

Preparing Public Health for New HIV Prevention Technologies: A Road Map for Comprehensive Action in Canada

This document examines public health's knowledge, information needs, roles, opportunities, challenges and capacity to introduce and deliver new HIV prevention technologies in Canada. The report presents the findings of various data collection methods including consultations, a literature search/review, key informant interviews and a nationwide online survey of public health stakeholders.

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