While educators are attending the Itinerant conference, out-of-town students* (Grades 6-12) will be participating in the BLUSH workshop at BCSD. TDHHs will drop off their students at BCSD's Multipurpose Room C248 & C249).
Lower Mainland students* (Grades 6-12) are also invited to participate in the BLUSH workshop.
The all-day BLUSH workshop is being provided to meet the needs of Deaf/Hard of Hearing students across the province, creating a safe space to discuss challenging subjects. The goal is to instill concepts of safety, consent, and healthy interactions across various types of relationships.
The workshop will be presented in two segments:
Morning: Focus on safety, relationships, boundaries, consent, etc.
Afternoon: Focus on sex, sexuality, anatomy, STIs, protection, etc.
BLUSH is a Vancouver Coastal Health program that has been providing Health Workshops in the Vancouver Area for 20 years. The program works with a team of peer educators to deliver real information in a way that is accessible to youth, aiming to inspire learning and promote safe conversations among peers.