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Collapse The Exceptional Educator: Theory and Methods of Holistic Sex Education (Live, Northampton, MA)

The Exceptional Educator: Theory and Methods of Holistic Sex Education 

THIS IS A 3-DAY COURSE

March 13, 14, 15, 2020
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

LOCATION:
Hotel Northampton
36 King Street
Northampton, MA 

Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

CE’s: 18

REGISTRATION: $450

This course will deeply explore sexual rights as human rights, and what that means for the practitioner as well as the student. We will look at the components of sex education, reasons for sex education, how sex education can or should look different for various audiences, and how a holistic view can be used to create a sex education program, exercise, class or activity. Whether you work with children or adults, the disabled, within the LGBT world, or with a specific ethnic population, you will find useful material for your work, and ideas you will be thinking about for a long time.

This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 18 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Theory and methods of general education (A); Theory and methods of sexuality education (including curriculum development, delivery and evaluation) (B);  Theory and methods of approaches to sexuality education with specific populations (D); Theory and methods of different approaches to sexuality education delivery (E)

SEX EDUCATION TRAINING AREA: Theory and Methods of Sex Ed (B), Theory and Methods of GeneralEd, Educational Delivery Methods (A), Theory and Approaches to Sexuality Education with Specific Populations (D)

 

Formats Available: Attend In-Person
Original Course Date: March 13, 2020
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 18.00 hours CE

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    Collapse The Exceptional Therapist: Theory and Methods of Holistic Sex Therapy (Live, Northampton, MA)

    The Exceptional Therapist: Theory and Methods of Holistic Sex Therapy

    THIS IS A 3-DAY COURSE

    March 13, 14, 15, 2020
    9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    LOCATION:
    Hotel Northampton
    36 King Street
    Northampton, MA 

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

    CE’s: 18

    REGISTRATION: $450

    What does it mean to be a sex therapist? What happens in the therapy room of a sex therapist, and how does it differ from other forms of therapy? In this training, we explore some of the nuances and tools that sex therapists bring into the room. Students will learn about some common models for sex therapy, and how to apply systemic frameworks to the practice of sex therapy. Students will leave with concrete skills that they can apply to their own practice, whether they are new to sex therapy or veterans of the field.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 18 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Theory and Methods of Sex Related Psychotherapy (A); Sex Related Assessment (B),  Interventions in Relationship Systems (C)

    SEX THERAPY TRAINING AREA: Theory and Methods of Sex Related Psychotherapy (A); Sex Related Assessment (B); Theory and method of approach to medical intervention in the evaluation and treatment of psychosexual disorders (D); Principles of consultation, collaboration, and referral. Engage in clinical sex therapy training through direct observation, demonstration, case review, or role-playing (E)

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: March 13, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 18.00 hours CE

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO The Exceptional Therapist: Theory and Methods of Holistic Sex Therapy (Live, Northampton, MA)
    Collapse SAR: Sexual Attitude Reassessment (Live, Northampton, MA)

    THIS IS A TWO-DAY COURSE
    March 13 - 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM (Check-in on the first day 7:30 - 7:45 AM)
    March 14 - 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    LOCATION:
    Hotel Northampton
    36 King Street
    Northampton, MA 

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

    CE’s: 16

    REGISTRATION: $550

    Negative feelings about sex can interfere tremendously with relationships and personal happiness. This course has been developed and is based on a method first developed in the 1970’s. The idea of SAR is to introduce participants to a broad range of human sexual behavior through discussion and media to create greater comfort and ease when dealing with sexual issues.

    ISEE consistently receives feedback from participants that our SAR process is superior to others that they have attended, due to our interactivity, our integration of the body and mind, our philosophy, and our flow. Find out why the holistic approach makes such a big difference.

    SAR is a great tool for clinicians, educators, clergy and medical personnel, but it is also a wonderful experience for individuals or partners. It is a personalized event that takes participants through a journey of understanding the erotophobia in our society, the unnecessary angst that we have over sex, and next steps to comfort and wellness with our whole bodies. SAR is highly recommended as a precursor to any other ISEE course, as it prepares participants for a deeper level of discussion for subsequent classes.

    AASECT Requirements Section VI (Sex Ed) & VII (Sex Therapy): Attitudes & Values Training Experience

    *A SAR course, such as this one, is a requirement for AASECT certification.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 16 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Gender Identity, Orientation (D), Functioning (I) & Development (B), Health (H), Diversity of Expression (F), Pleasure (M)

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: March 13, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 16.00 hours CE
  • ISEE: 16.00 hours ISEE Continuing Education

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    Collapse  Joy of Intimacy: Communication & Relationship Skills (Live, Northampton, MA)

    March 15, 2020, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    LOCATION:
    Hotel Northampton
    36 King Street
    Northampton, MA 

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

    CE’s: 6

    REGISTRATION: $150

    What is intimacy? How does it affect our lives? Is it inviting or terrifying? In this full-day class, we will have open discussions and embodied exercises to clarify what it means to have intimacy with ourselves and others. We will distinguish the differences between sexual expression and intimacy. We will explore the history that we hold in our minds and bodies about who we are and the obstacles of identity that block intimacy in our lives. By facilitating experiences that involve nonsexual interaction, we will still get to a deeper understanding of what challenges us and what excites us about feeling connected to ourselves and others.

    We will practice presenting skills, and respecting people within their boundaries. This class will be an experience into being seen for the fullness of who we are and how intimacy is essential in moving forward through the complexities of sexual relationships.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Intimacy Skills (E)

    SEX THERAPY TRAINING AREA: Interventions in Relationship Systems (C)

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: March 15, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE
  • ISEE: 6.00 hours ISEE Continuing Education

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO  Joy of Intimacy: Communication & Relationship Skills (Live, Northampton, MA)
    Collapse Sexuality & Trauma:  Healing through Embodiment (Live, Northampton, MA)

    Sexuality & Trauma:  Healing through Embodiment 

    March 16, 2020
    9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    LOCATION:
    Hotel Northampton
    36 King Street
    Northampton, MA 

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

    CE’s: 6

    REGISTRATION: $150

    When we experience sexual trauma, the imprint of fear gets layered around our healthy sexuality.  We remain on high alert and respond in sexual and nonsexual situations as if the violation is still happening, effectively under a ‘spell’ that we are sometimes unaware of.  The treatment is both cognitive and physiological. This class will explore what is involved in trauma and how working somatically can ‘break the trauma spell.’ Discussed will be the short and long term effects of trauma, ways people can manage flashbacks and triggers, and self-care tools for therapists, educators, clinicians, and those we work with.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Sexual Functioning (I)

    SEX THERAPY TRAINING AREA: Theory and Methods of Sex Related Psychotherapy (A); Sex Related Assessment (B)

     

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: March 16, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE

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    Collapse Common Sexual Dysfunctions: "Female" (Live, Northampton, MA)

    Common Sexual Dysfunctions: “Female”

    March 16, 2020, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    LOCATION:
    Hotel Northampton
    36 King Street
    Northampton, MA 

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

    CE’s: 6

    REGISTRATION: $150

    When Sex Goes Wrong: Common Sexual Dysfunctions, “Female." This class covers the most common female sexual difficulties, and difficulties for people with uteruses and vulvas. Areas covered are common places where we may see problems, such as desire, orgasm, response and pain issues and will address some of how they may show up in a session with a therapist, as well as treatments that have been found effective or ineffective. DSM assessment will be addressed, and therapy participants will be able to recognize DSM 5 diagnosis for various disorders. Educators will be made aware of various DSM diagnoses for the purpose of the education of others.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Sexual Functioning (I)

    SEX THERAPY TRAINING AREA: Techniques of sex-related assessment and diagnosis of the ‘Psychosexual Disorders (B)

    SEX EDUCATION TRAINING AREA: Theory and Approaches to Sexuality Education with Specific Populations (D)

     

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: March 16, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE
  • ISEE: 6.00 hours ISEE Continuing Education

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    Collapse Sex & Culture: Exploring Intersectionality in the Practice of Sex Education & Sex Therapy  (Live, Northampton, MA)

    Sex & Culture: Exploring Intersectionality in the Practice of Sex Education & Sex Therapy

    March 17, 2020
    9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    LOCATION:
    Hotel Northampton
    36 King Street
    Northampton, MA 

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

    CE’s: 6

    REGISTRATION: $150

    This course will help participants to recognize intersectionalities between sexuality and specific cultural groups in the US; allow participants to begin to define culture in new ways; and help participants to understand how race, religion, and ethnicity inform beliefs, values, and decision making with regard to sexual behaviors, sexual health, and sexual identities. Join us for a fascinating discussion of these topics and a new way to look at ourselves.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Socio-Cultural Factors (C)

    SEX THERAPY TRAINING AREA: Theory and Methods of Sex Related Psychotherapy (A)

    SEX EDUCATION TRAINING AREA: Theory and Approaches to Sexuality Education with Specific Populations (D)

     

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: March 17, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE

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    Collapse Sex & Power: BDSM 101 (Live, Northampton, MA)

    Sex & Power: BDSM 101

    March 17, 2020
    9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    LOCATION:
    Hotel Northampton
    36 King Street
    Northampton, MA 

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

    CE’s: 6

    REGISTRATION: $150

    What is the difference between Domination/submission and S/M? What is a kink? Are fetishes healthy? What is the nature of the sexual power exchange? What are some dynamics of sexual sensation play? What types of behaviors are involved, what are the “rules” or good guidelines for people who want to practice kink? In this workshop, we will explore definitions, discuss varieties of behaviors, begin to understand the vast world of power exchange and be introduced to various fetishes. Participants will practice discerning consensual behaviors from abuse using a respected rubric.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Diversity of Expression (F)

    SEX EDUCATION TRAINING AREA: Theory and Approaches to Sexuality Education with Specific Populations (D)

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: March 17, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE

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    Collapse  Introduction to Tantra (Live, Northampton, MA)

    Introduction to Tantra 

    March 18, 2020
    9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    LOCATION:
    Hotel Northampton
    36 King Street
    Northampton, MA 

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

    CE’s: 6

    REGISTRATION: $150

    "What is Tantra, and can it help me?"

    Marathons, Multi-orgasmic Men, Ancient Eastern Sex Secrets, Sting and Trudie... at some point every sex educator will be asked the question "What is Tantra?" Tantra is a sacred tradition that is alive and well in the West and sits at the heart of Hinduism and other Eastern religions. As the ideas and practices of Tantra have migrated Westward, it has been filtered through the attitudes, preoccupations, and spiritual biases of the Western mind, spawning divergent streams of thought that have gained a good deal of cultural traction.

    In this interactive class, you will be introduced to Tantric Hatha Yoga and meditation, gain awareness of the therapeutic potential of the sacred sexuality movement, understand the development of neo-Tantra, and come away with an overview of the basic philosophies and practices of Hindu Tantra.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Diversities in Sexual Expression (F)

    SEX THERAPY TRAINING AREA: Theory and Methods of Sex Related Psychotherapy (A)

    SEX EDUCATION TRAINING AREA: Theory and Methods of Sexuality Education (B)

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: March 18, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE

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    Collapse  SexAbility: The Impact of Physical and Psychological Challenges on Sexual Well-being (Live, Northampton, MA)

    SexAbility: The Impact of Physical and Psychological Challenges on Sexual Well-being

    March 18, 2020
    9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    LOCATION:
    Hotel Northampton
    36 King Street
    Northampton, MA 

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

    CE’s: 6

    REGISTRATION: $150

    Some people present with different disabilities, many of which are not immediately apparent to providers or educators. How can therapy professionals effectively assess & help these individuals?  What do we need to know as educators about sex and ability? How can our cultural attitudes about visible and invisible disabilities interfere or encourage personal agency? Through discussions, a panel of people with varying challenges, didactic information, personal experiences, and interactive activities, participants will discover strategies and coping mechanisms they can use and new ways of envisioning sex.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Sex & Health (H)

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: March 18, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE
  • ISEE: 6.00 hours ISEE Continuing Education

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    Collapse Pleasure: Everything You Need to Know  (Live, Northampton, MA)

    Pleasure: Everything You Need to Know

    March 19, 2020
    9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    LOCATION:
    Hotel Northampton
    36 King Street
    Northampton, MA 

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

    CE’s: 6

    REGISTRATION: $150

    Our culture has confusing and often negative attitudes toward sexual pleasure, leaving us little good education on the subject. This class will delve into the pleasure skills that we may never have learned. Issues discussed will include pleasure for various genders, pleasure enhancement devices and skills, the health benefits of pleasure, several sexual response models, and how intimacy and pleasure interact. Therapists, health practitioners and educators alike will have a broader view of pleasure and be able to offer practical suggestions to students, clients or patients. Safer sex when using toys is also covered. This is a fun and interactive class, divulging insights about ourselves as well as the populations that we serve. For details please see learning objectives.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Pleasure Enhancement Skills (M)

    SEX THERAPY TRAINING AREA: Theory and Methods of Sex Related Psychotherapy (A)

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: March 19, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE
  • ISEE: 6.00 hours ISEE Continuing Education

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    Collapse Homework & Boundary Work: Exercises for Clients & Students (Live, Northampton, MA)

    Homework & Boundary Work: Exercises for Clients & Students

    THIS IS A HALF DAY COURSE AND PRESENTED WITH SEXUALITY, RITUAL, AND HEALING AND THE SECOND HALF OF THE DAY.

    March 19, 2020
    9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    LOCATION:
    Hotel Northampton
    36 King Street
    Northampton, MA 

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

    CE’s: 3

    REGISTRATION: $90

    This class will offer exercises and tools for working with individuals and populations around issues of limit setting, conversations about needs, “homework” for those in a relationship, and the skills of yes, no and maybe. We will explore and create exercises together that can be used personally, with couples/partners, or in the practice of therapy or education. 

    This 3-hour class will give educators and therapists exercises and tools for working with individuals and populations around issues of limit setting, conversations about needs, and the skills of yes, no and maybe. Exercises and activities will be taught that can be used with clients or students.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 3 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    SEX THERAPY TRAINING AREA: Intervention, Theory & Methods (D)

    SEX EDUCATION TRAINING AREA: Theory and Methods of Sexuality Education (B). Theory and methods of different approaches to sexuality education delivery (E)

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: March 19, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 3.00 hours CE

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    Collapse Sexuality, Ritual, & Healing (Live, Northampton, MA)

    Sexuality, Ritual, & Healing

    THIS IS A HALF DAY COURSE AND PRESENTED WITH HOMEWORK AND BOUNDARY WORK

    March 19, 2020
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    LOCATION:
    Hotel Northampton
    36 King Street
    Northampton, MA 

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

    CE’s: 3

    REGISTRATION: $90

    Ritual has been used for millennia to help humans to heal traumas or hurts, aid us in life transitions, or celebrate ourselves. How can ritual be used in a therapeutic setting by those in the sex therapy and sex education fields? This workshop will explore various types of therapeutic rituals that can be used as interventions when people are stuck or wish to make a change in their perspectives or their lives. Participants will create simple rituals in class as examples.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 3 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    SEX THERAPY TRAINING AREA: Theory and Methods of Sex Related Psychotherapy (A)Intervention, Theory & Methods (D)

    SEX EDUCATION TRAINING AREA: Theory and Methods of Sexuality Education (B). Theory and methods of different approaches to sexuality education delivery (E)

     

    Formats Available: Sexuality, Ritual & Healing
    Original Course Date: March 19, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 3.00 hours CE

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    Collapse Common Sexual Dysfunctions "Male" (Live, Northampton, MA)

    Common Sexual Dysfunctions: “Male”

    March 20, 2020
    9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    LOCATION:
    Hotel Northampton
    36 King Street
    Northampton, MA 

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

    CE’s: 6

    REGISTRATION: $150

    This in-depth workshop will cover selected research on "male" sexuality, aspects of anatomy and physiology and healthy sexual functioning of people with penises and testes. Participants will be exposed to a holistic view of male sexuality that includes sexual roles, common attitudes, and healthy sexual function.  

    Common problems are covered such as erectile function, desire issues, male body image. Therapeutic options will also be discussed at length. Psychological and cultural factors that impact sexual function will also be addressed in this interactive and informative workshop. Participants will be able to practice skills for aiding clients or educating audiences with respect to the treatment of sexual function in males and those with "male" anatomies.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Sexual Functioning (I)

    SEX THERAPY TRAINING AREA: Techniques of sex-related assessment and diagnosis of the ‘Psychosexual Disorders (B)

    SEX EDUCATION TRAINING AREA: Theory and Approaches to Sexuality Education with Specific Populations (D)

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: March 20, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE
  • ISEE: 6.00 hours ISEE Continuing Education

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Common Sexual Dysfunctions "Male" (Live, Northampton, MA)
    Collapse SAR: Sexual Attitude Reassessment (Live, Portland, OR)

    THIS IS A TWO-DAY COURSE
    May 15 - 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM (Check-in on the first day 7:30 - 7:45 AM)
    May 16 - 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM

    LOCATION:
    Melody Ballroom & Event Center
    615 SE Alder Street
    Portland, Oregon 97214

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

    CE’s: 16

    REGISTRATION: $550

    Negative feelings about sex can interfere tremendously with relationships and personal happiness. This course has been developed and is based on a method first developed in the 1970’s. The idea of SAR is to introduce participants to a broad range of human sexual behavior through discussion and media to create greater comfort and ease when dealing with sexual issues.

    ISEE consistently receives feedback from participants that our SAR process is superior to others that they have attended, due to our interactivity, our integration of the body and mind, our philosophy, and our flow. Find out why the holistic approach makes such a big difference.

    SAR is a great tool for clinicians, educators, clergy and medical personnel, but it is also a wonderful experience for individuals or partners. It is a personalized event that takes participants through a journey of understanding the erotophobia in our society, the unnecessary angst that we have over sex, and next steps to comfort and wellness with our whole bodies. SAR is highly recommended as a precursor to any other ISEE course, as it prepares participants for a deeper level of discussion for subsequent classes.

    AASECT Requirements Section VI (Sex Ed) & VII (Sex Therapy): Attitudes & Values Training Experience

    *A SAR course, such as this one, is a requirement for AASECT certification.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 16 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Gender Identity, Orientation (D), Functioning (I) & Development (B), Health (H), Diversity of Expression (F), Pleasure (M)

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: May 15, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 16.00 hours CE

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    Collapse Common Sexual Dysfunctions "Male" (Live, Portland, OR)

    Common Sexual Dysfunctions: “Male”

    May 17, 2020
    8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    LOCATION:
    Melody Ballroom & Event Center
    615 SE Alder Street
    Portland, Oregon 97214

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions.

    CE’s: 6

    REGISTRATION: $150

    This in-depth workshop will cover selected research on "male" sexuality, aspects of anatomy and physiology and healthy sexual functioning of people with penises and testes. Participants will be exposed to a holistic view of male sexuality that includes sexual roles, common attitudes, and healthy sexual function.  

    Common problems are covered such as erectile function, desire issues, male body image. Therapeutic options will also be discussed at length. Psychological and cultural factors that impact sexual function will also be addressed in this interactive and informative workshop. Participants will be able to practice skills for aiding clients or educating audiences with respect to the treatment of sexual function in males and those with "male" anatomies.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Sexual Functioning (I)

    SEX THERAPY TRAINING AREA: Techniques of sex-related assessment and diagnosis of the ‘Psychosexual Disorders (B)

    SEX EDUCATION TRAINING AREA: Theory and Approaches to Sexuality Education with Specific Populations (D)

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: May 17, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE

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    Common Sexual Dysfunctions: “Female”

    May 18, 2020, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    LOCATION:
    Melody Ballroom & Event Center
    615 SE Alder Street
    Portland, Oregon 97214

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

    CE’s: 6

    REGISTRATION: $150

    When Sex Goes Wrong: Common Sexual Dysfunctions, “Female." This class covers the most common female sexual difficulties, and difficulties for people with uteruses and vulvas. Areas covered are common places where we may see problems, such as desire, orgasm, response and pain issues and will address some of how they may show up in a session with a therapist, as well as treatments that have been found effective or ineffective. DSM assessment will be addressed, and therapy participants will be able to recognize DSM 5 diagnosis for various disorders. Educators will be made aware of various DSM diagnoses for the purpose of the education of others.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Sexual Functioning (I)

    SEX THERAPY TRAINING AREA: Techniques of sex-related assessment and diagnosis of the ‘Psychosexual Disorders (B)

    SEX EDUCATION TRAINING AREA: Theory and Approaches to Sexuality Education with Specific Populations (D)

     

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: May 18, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE

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    Sex & Power: BDSM 101

    May 19, 2020
    8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    LOCATION:
    Melody Ballroom & Event Center
    615 SE Alder Street
    Portland, Oregon 97214

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

    CE’s: 6

    REGISTRATION: $150

    What is the difference between Domination/submission and S/M? What is a kink? Are fetishes healthy? What is the nature of the sexual power exchange? What are some dynamics of sexual sensation play? What types of behaviors are involved, what are the “rules” or good guidelines for people who want to practice kink? In this workshop, we will explore definitions, discuss varieties of behaviors, begin to understand the vast world of power exchange and be introduced to various fetishes. Participants will practice discerning consensual behaviors from abuse using a respected rubric.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Diversity of Expression (F)

    SEX EDUCATION TRAINING AREA: Theory and Approaches to Sexuality Education with Specific Populations (D)

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: May 19, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE

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    SexAbility: The Impact of Physical and Psychological Challenges on Sexual Well-being

    May 20, 2020
    8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    LOCATION:
    Melody Ballroom & Event Center
    615 SE Alder Street
    Portland, Oregon 97214

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

    CE’s: 6

    REGISTRATION: $150

    Some people present with different disabilities, many of which are not immediately apparent to providers or educators. How can therapy professionals effectively assess & help these individuals?  What do we need to know as educators about sex and ability? How can our cultural attitudes about visible and invisible disabilities interfere or encourage personal agency? Through discussions, a panel of people with varying challenges, didactic information, personal experiences, and interactive activities, participants will discover strategies and coping mechanisms they can use and new ways of envisioning sex.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Sex & Health (H)

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: May 20, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE

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    Pleasure: Everything You Need to Know

    March 19, 2020
    9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    LOCATION:
    Melody Ballroom & Event Center
    615 SE Alder Street
    Portland, Oregon 97214

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

    CE’s: 6

    REGISTRATION: $150

    Our culture has confusing and often negative attitudes toward sexual pleasure, leaving us little good education on the subject. This class will delve into the pleasure skills that we may never have learned. Issues discussed will include pleasure for various genders, pleasure enhancement devices and skills, the health benefits of pleasure, several sexual response models, and how intimacy and pleasure interact. Therapists, health practitioners and educators alike will have a broader view of pleasure and be able to offer practical suggestions to students, clients or patients. Safer sex when using toys is also covered. This is a fun and interactive class, divulging insights about ourselves as well as the populations that we serve. For details please see learning objectives.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Pleasure Enhancement Skills (M)

    SEX THERAPY TRAINING AREA: Theory and Methods of Sex Related Psychotherapy (A)

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: May 21, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE

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    May 22, 2020, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    LOCATION:
    Melody Ballroom & Event Center
    615 SE Alder Street
    Portland, Oregon 97214

    Contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course-specific questions. 

    CE’s: 6

    REGISTRATION: $150

    What is intimacy? How does it affect our lives? Is it inviting or terrifying? In this full-day class, we will have open discussions and embodied exercises to clarify what it means to have intimacy with ourselves and others. We will distinguish the differences between sexual expression and intimacy. We will explore the history that we hold in our minds and bodies about who we are and the obstacles of identity that block intimacy in our lives. By facilitating experiences that involve nonsexual interaction, we will still get to a deeper understanding of what challenges us and what excites us about feeling connected to ourselves and others.

    We will practice presenting skills, and respecting people within their boundaries. This class will be an experience into being seen for the fullness of who we are and how intimacy is essential in moving forward through the complexities of sexual relationships.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

    CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Intimacy Skills (E)

    SEX THERAPY TRAINING AREA: Interventions in Relationship Systems (C)

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: May 22, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE

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