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Professional Development

Professional development resources for sexual health service providers in British Columbia.

TransCare BC

Education courses on gender-affirming care designed for healthcare providers, as well education courses on gender diversity designed for the general public

General Information

BCCDC Cultural Safe Care Health Care Provider resources

Cultural safety resources for healthcare providers

Rethinking Cultural Competence: Shifting to Cultural Humility

CPHA course on STBBIs and Related Stigma

BCCDC Language Guide

Resource for inclusive language for written and digital content

Trauma Informed Practice Guide

A guide intended to support the translation of trauma-informed principles into practice

CPHA Language Matters 

Using respectful language in relation to sexual health, substance use, STBBIs, and intersecting sources of stigma


A Canadian-based website that promotes the latest evidence-informed practices for prevention and treatment of HIV and Hepatitis C

Toolkits from the Native Youth Sexual Health Network

The Native Youth Sexual Health Network is an organization that works with Indigenous peoples across Canada and the United States to advocate for and build comprehensive and culturally safe care for people in their own communities.  This Network provides informational toolkits on two-spirit mental health peer support, sexual health education and facts, HIV prevention, and two-spirit resource directory all from an Indigenous lens.

Canadian Public Health Association courses on STBBIs and Related Stigma

Professional development courses aimed at education for healthcare providers on provider safer, more inclusive care for STBBIs; exploring STBBIs and stigma; and training and education to address sexual health as it relates to harm reduction


A self-directed course designed for nurses who will be offering HIV testing or prevention services in their communities or workplace