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Collapse SAR: Sexual Attitude Reassessment (Live, Northampton, MA)

THIS IS A THREE DAY COURSE. November 3, 4 & 5, 2017.  Friday, November 3:  9:00 AM - 5:30 PM,  Saturday, November 4: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Sunday November 5: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

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.

Registration: $550.

This program meets the requirements of 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.

This program has been approved for 18 Continuing Education Hours by the Connecticut Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (CTAMFT) and meets the continuing education criteria for Marriage and Family Therapist Licensure renewal.

 

PLEASE NOTE - All live courses are held at:
Hotel Northampton
36 King Street
Northampton, MA 

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

Formats Available: SAR: Sexual Attitude Reassessment
Original Course Date: November 03, 2017

Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 18.00 hours CE
  • CTAMFT: 18.00 hours CEU

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO SAR: Sexual Attitude Reassessment (Live, Northampton, MA)
    Collapse When Sex Goes Wrong: Common Sexual Dysfunctions: Female (Live, Northampton, MA)

    This is day 1 of a  2-day workshop that covers male and female sexual functioning, with a day given to each sex. Intersex and non-binary genders are also discussed.

    DAY 1: Understanding Female Sexual Functioning: Instructor Anita Hoffer. This portion of the class will cover the most common female sexual difficulties 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. 

    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.

    APA CE's: AASECT is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AASECT maintains responsibility for this program and its content. ISEE offers AASECT CE’s, which can also be applied toward APA certification or recertification. Please check your state licensing board to make sure that your state accepts all APA approved sponsors, in a few cases states do not. For more information see http://approvedsponsors.apa.org/

    Core Knowledge Area: Sexual functioning

    Sex Ed Training Area: Working with specific populations 

    PLEASE NOTE - All live courses are held at:
    Hotel Northampton
    36 King Street
    Northampton, MA 

    Course time 9:00 AM  - 5:30 PM with a 90 minute lunch break

    contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course specific questions. 

     

    1. Provide students with an overview of several common female sexual difficulties and selected therapeutic options for dealing with them.
    2. By the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to identify the DSM and explain its significance.
    3. By the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to describe how the DSM5 distinguishes between a paraphilia and a paraphilia disorder.
    4. By the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to recognize the use of the drug flibanserin (Addyi) and explain the controversy surrounding its FDA approval and efficacy.
    5. By the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to describe the PLISSIT model of sex therapy.
    6. By the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to list and explain three different types of dyspareunia.
    7. By the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to define “female orgasmic disorder” as it appears in the DSM5.
    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: November 06, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO When Sex Goes Wrong: Common Sexual Dysfunctions: Female (Live, Northampton, MA)
    Collapse Our Bodies, Our Sex Lives: Adult Sexual Development (Live, Northampton, MA)

    Much is known and taught about puberty and adolescence, but the field of adult sexual health is rarer. New research is being conducted with the understanding that sex is s lifelong practice for most of us, with varying concerns and joys along the road. The morning portion of the class will focus on young adulthood & middle age, while the afternoon portion will focus on post-menopause for female-bodied people & older age for all genders. Biological, social and behavioral development will be covered (See Learning Objectives for details).

    This program meets the requirements of 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.

    Core knowledge area: Sexual development

    Sex ed training area: Working with specific populations

    This program has been approved for 6 Continuing Education Hours by the Connecticut Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (CTAMFT) and meets the continuing education criteria for Marriage and Family Therapist Licensure renewal.


    PLEASE NOTE - All live courses are held at:
    Hotel Northampton
    36 King Street
    Northampton, MA  

    Course time 9:00 AM  - 5:30 PM with a 90 minute lunch break

    contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course specific questions. 

    Formats Available: Our Bodies, Our Sex Lives
    Original Course Date: November 07, 2017

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE
  • CTAMFT: 6.00 hours CEU

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Our Bodies, Our Sex Lives: Adult Sexual Development (Live, Northampton, MA)
    Collapse Pleasure: Everything You Need to Know  (Live, Northampton, MA)
    Everything You Need to Know

    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.

    APA CE's: AASECT is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AASECT maintains responsibility for this program and its content. ISEE offers AASECT CE’s, which can also be applied toward APA certification or recertification. Please check your state licensing board to make sure that your state accepts all APA approved sponsors, in a few cases states do not. For more information see http://approvedsponsors.apa.org/

     

    Core Knowledge Area: Pleasure Enhancement Skills

    PLEASE NOTE - All live courses are held at:
    Hotel Northampton
    36 King Street
    Northampton, MA 

    Course time 9:00 AM  - 5:30 PM with a 90 minute lunch break

    contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course specific questions. 

    Formats Available: Pleasure
    Original Course Date: November 08, 2017

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE
  • CTAMFT: 6.00 hours CEU

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Pleasure: Everything You Need to Know  (Live, Northampton, MA)
    Collapse SexAbility (Formerly Sex & Disability) (Live, Northampton, MA)
    The impact of physical and psychological challenges on sexual well-being

    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.

    APA CE's: AASECT is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AASECT maintains responsibility for this program and its content. ISEE offers AASECT CE’s, which can also be applied toward APA certification or recertification. Please check your state licensing board to make sure that your state accepts all APA approved sponsors, in a few cases states do not. For more information see http://approvedsponsors.apa.org/

    Core knowledge area: Sex & health

    Location: The Hotel Northampton, 36 King Street, Northampton, Massachusetts. Time: 9AM to 5:30 PM with a lunch break from 12:30-2PM

    Regristration: $150

    Formats Available: SexAbility Live Class
    Original Course Date: November 09, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE
  • CTAMFT: 6.00 hours CEU

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO SexAbility (Formerly Sex & Disability) (Live, Northampton, MA)
    Collapse Lies About Men: Cultural Influence on Male Sexuality (Live, Northampton, MA)

    Expanding on the idea of the “Man Box” (Green, Mark, 2013) (Edwards & Jones, 2009), Edwards, K.E. (2012), the class will take a look at some of the pervasive and often very subtle beliefs in our culture regarding male sexuality and expression. Our clients cling to these beliefs because they believe them to be true and these beliefs are supported by the culture around them. How do these beliefs impact the sexuality of men, male identified people, and those they partner with? How have we as professionals absorbed some of these beliefs ourselves? In class we will look at these thought patterns, how to recognize them in our clients, and pathways to replacing the beliefs with helpful information and behavior. 

    Learning Objectives

    By the end of this class, the student will be able to

    1. identify and label 5 common cultural beliefs which negatively affect sexual expression and function in men.
    2. compare and contrast these beliefs with more authentic information about masculinity.
    3. recognize at least one teaching techniques and/or therapeutic intervention to use in practice. 

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for up to 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.

    APA CE's: AASECT is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AASECT maintains responsibility for this program and its content. ISEE offers AASECT CE’s, which can also be applied toward APA certification or recertification. Please check your state licensing board to make sure that your state accepts all APA approved sponsors, in a few cases states do not. For more information see http://approvedsponsors.apa.org/

    Formats Available: Lies About Men
    Original Course Date: November 10, 2017

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 3.00 hours CE

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Lies About Men: Cultural Influence on Male Sexuality (Live, Northampton, MA)
    Collapse Sexual Power Exchange: BDSM 101 (Live, Northampton, MA)

    What is the difference between Domination/submission and S/M? What is a kink? Are fetishes healthy? What is the nature of 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.

    APA CE's: AASECT is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AASECT maintains responsibility for this program and its content. ISEE offers AASECT CE’s, which can also be applied toward APA certification or recertification. Please check your state licensing board to make sure that your state accepts all APA approved sponsors, in a few cases states do not. For more information see http://approvedsponsors.apa.org/

    Core knowledge area: Diversity of Expression

    Sex ed training area: Working with specific populations

    Location: The Hotel Northampton, 36 King Street, Northampton, Massachusetts. Time: 9AM to 5:30 PM with a lunch break from 12:30-2PM

    Regristration: $150

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: November 10, 2017

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Sexual Power Exchange: BDSM 101 (Live, Northampton, MA)
    Collapse Alchemy of Eros: Creativity, Sexuality and Power (Live, Northampton, MA)

    As westerners, we’re steeped in conversations about power--how to find it, use it, lose it or abuse it.  In Tantra, there is only one source of power – the energy that animates life and all of creation. It’s creative, powerful and erotic in nature; Eros

    Our need for Eros is fundamental and non-negotiable.  Yet, at times, it can be illusive, hard to define and impossible to ‘make happen’.  We can get stuck, unable to access this regenerative source, so we create pseudo-erotic forms of creativity, sexuality and power that make us feel as if we’re connected, powerful and sexually alive, when in truth we may not be.

    The good news?  There’s a map for inviting Eros more fully into our lives.  We can consciously cultivate the conditions that invite its arrival.

    The Alchemy of Eros’ is an afternoon of experimentation – designed for the beginning Tantra student.  It'll be a time of creativity, imagination, heart connection and play.  You will each be invited into a creative process of personal self-expression such as movement, sound, spoken words, and/or visual expression. Sexuality professionals will have an experience that they can then bring to others.

    If this excites you, you’re in the right place.  If this invokes a bit of fear, you’re definitely in the right place.  Just know, that by the time you’re offering your ‘piece’ you’ll feel ready, supported and well-received.  Throughout the event, you're always at choice. It just might change your life. 

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for up to 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.

    APA CE's: AASECT is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AASECT maintains responsibility for this program and its content. ISEE offers AASECT CE’s, which can also be applied toward APA certification or recertification. Please check your state licensing board to make sure that your state accepts all APA approved sponsors, in a few cases states do not. For more information see http://approvedsponsors.apa.org/

    This class is being held November 11, 2017 1PM - 5PM at Studio4, 25 Main Street, Northampton, MA. 

    Formats Available: Alchemy of Eros
    Original Course Date: November 10, 2017

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 3.00 hours CE

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Alchemy of Eros: Creativity, Sexuality and Power (Live, Northampton, MA)
    Collapse Frank Talk About Men: Common Sexual Dysfunctions (Live, Northampton, MA)

    This is day 2 of a 2-day workshop that covers male and female sexual functioning, with a day given to each sex. Intersex and non-binary genders are also discussed.

    Day 2: Paul Nelson works as a certified medical assistant and sex educator in a sexual urology practice in NYC. He talks to men daily about their lives, their masculinity, and their sexuality. Paul's unique and deep perspectives of men make him an invaluable resource for a greerstanding of male sexual functioning, of men, and of ourselves as human beings. Paul combines humor with insight and an in-depth knowledge of current medical and physiological interventions. This in-depth workshop will cover selected research on male sexuality, aspects of male anatomy and physiology and healthy male sexual functioning. Dysfunctions including concerns about erectile function and therapeutic options will also be discussed at length. Psychological and cultural factors that impact male sexual function will also be addressed in this interactive and informative workshop.

    This program meets the requirements of 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. 

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for up to XXX 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.

    APA CE's: AASECT is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AASECT maintains responsibility for this program and its content. ISEE offers AASECT CE’s, which can also be applied toward APA certification or recertification. Please check your state licensing board to make sure that your state accepts all APA approved sponsors, in a few cases states do not. For more information see http://approvedsponsors.apa.org/

    Core Knowledge Area: Sexual functioning 

    Sex Ed Training Area: Working with specific populations 

    PLEASE NOTE - All live courses are held at:
    Hotel Northampton
    36 King Street
    Northampton, MA 

    Course time 9:00 AM  - 5:30 PM with a 90 minute lunch break

    contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course specific questions.

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: November 11, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Frank Talk About Men: Common Sexual Dysfunctions (Live, Northampton, MA)
    Collapse Embodied Sexuality: An Exploration of Intimacy through our Moving Bodies (Live, Northampton, MA)

    Sexuality is many faceted, but it is also about touch and movement. This playshop invites the participants to enter into an exploration of the erotic body by using meditation, movement, dance. With dyad and group exercises, we will deepen our connection to ourselves and others. Through a creative process we will bring our body more into focus, and learn how our body's presence enriches our experiences for building intimacy. Educators and therapists will gain insight into how movement and touch intersect with sexuality and building erotic intimacy. All participants will have an opportunity to learn more about themselves while fully enjoying the process.

    Kellie Ryan is a sex educator, dancer, and massage therapist. She founded the Academy of Muses in Ithaca, NY, and now leads Sex of Self, a personal growth women’s community in Portland, Maine. Originally trained with Toni Bergins of JourneyDance, Kellie has deepened her own exploration of movement as a meditation and as a method of discovering how the body can be used to reach higher states of consciousness. Kellie facilitates the embodying of connection with one’s own center, as well as with each other, through the power of touch and movement.

    This class is being held November 11, 2017 1PM - 4PM at Studio4, 25 Main Street, Northampton, MA. 

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for up to 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.

    APA CE's: AASECT is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AASECT maintains responsibility for this program and its content. ISEE offers AASECT CE’s, which can also be applied toward APA certification or recertification. Please check your state licensing board to make sure that your state accepts all APA approved sponsors, in a few cases states do not. For more information see http://approvedsponsors.apa.org/

     

    Formats Available: Embodied Sexuality
    Original Course Date: November 11, 2017

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 3.00 hours CE

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Embodied Sexuality: An Exploration of Intimacy through our Moving Bodies (Live, Northampton, MA)
    Collapse Sex & Psych: The Positives and Pitfalls of Psychiatric Issues in Sexuality (Live, Northampton, MA)

    Psychiatry is a complex study, and clients often have medications or issues that can have sexual implications. This workshop will include an overview of common psychiatric conditions such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, ADD and PTSD and how these conditions interplay with sexuality. Discussions and activities will enhance the learning process. Common medications used today will also be discussed. This class is not meant to be a detailed psychopharmacology class, nor will it cover every mental illness. However, therapists who attend are encouraged to bring case examples to discuss.

    This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for up to 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.

    APA CE's: AASECT is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AASECT maintains responsibility for this program and its content. ISEE offers AASECT CE’s, which can also be applied toward APA certification or recertification. Please check your state licensing board to make sure that your state accepts all APA approved sponsors, in a few cases states do not. For more information see http://approvedsponsors.apa.org/

    • Sex Therapy Training: Techniques of sex-related assessment and DSM diagnosis
    • Sex Education Training: Theory and methods of approaches to sexuality education with specific populations
    • Core Category H: Health Related Factors

    OBJECTIVES: 

    1. Participants will have a greater understanding of common psychiatric disorders and their interplay with clients’ sexual experience. 

    2. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to review common psychiatric disorders and commonly seen impacts on sexuality and sexual experience. 

    3. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to describe common complaints/concerns clients who have psychiatric disorders have regarding sexuality. 

    4. Participants will gain insight into medication treatments and their impact on sexuality, both positive and negative, focusing in particular on sexual responsiveness. 

    5. By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to recognize basic neurochemistry of sexual response. 

    6. By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to Identify some common medication options for treatment of psychiatric disorder and their impact on sexuality and sexual response. 

    7. By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to discuss treatment options for sexual dysfunction issues from psychiatric medication.

    8. Participants will be able to analyze case examples relevant to their specific practices. 

    9. By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to recognize common themes in clinical case reviews illustrating the topics discussed in the presentation. 

    Formats Available: Sex & Psych
    Original Course Date: November 12, 2017

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Sex & Psych: The Positives and Pitfalls of Psychiatric Issues in Sexuality (Live, Northampton, MA)
    Collapse SAR Sexual Attitude Reassessment (Live, Portland, OR)

    THIS IS A THREE DAY COURSE. Friday 4/13, Saturday 4/14 & Sunday 4/15, 2018.

    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.

    Registration: $550.

    This program meets the requirements of 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.

    This program has been approved for 18 Continuing Education Hours by the Connecticut Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (CTAMFT) and meets the continuing education criteria for Marriage and Family Therapist Licensure renewal.

     

    PLEASE NOTE - All live courses are held at:
    Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark Street, Portland, OR

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

    Formats Available: SAR: Sexual Attitude Reassessment
    Original Course Date: April 13, 2018

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 18.00 hours CE
  • CTAMFT: 18.00 hours CEU

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO SAR Sexual Attitude Reassessment (Live, Portland, OR)
    Collapse Our Bodies, Our Sex Lives: Adult Sexual Development (Live, Portland, OR)

    Much is known and taught about puberty and adolescence, but the field of adult sexual health is rarer. New research is being conducted with the understanding that sex is s lifelong practice for most of us, with varying concerns and joys along the road. The morning portion of the class will focus on young adulthood & middle age, while the afternoon portion will focus on later life for all genders. Biological, social and behavioral development will be covered (See Learning Objectives for details).

    This program meets the requirements of 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.

    APA CE's: AASECT is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AASECT maintains responsibility for this program and its content. ISEE offers AASECT CE’s, which can also be applied toward APA certification or recertification. Please check your state licensing board to make sure that your state accepts all APA approved sponsors, in a few cases states do not. For more information see http://approvedsponsors.apa.org/

    Core knowledge area: Sexual development

    Sex ed training area: Working with specific populations

    This program has been approved for 6 Continuing Education Hours by the Connecticut Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (CTAMFT) and meets the continuing education criteria for Marriage and Family Therapist Licensure renewal.


    PLEASE NOTE: The live class is at Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark St., Portland, OR

    Course time 9:00 AM  - 5:30 PM with a 90 minute lunch break

    contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course specific questions. 

    Formats Available: Our Bodies, Our Sex Lives
    Original Course Date: April 16, 2018

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE
  • CTAMFT: 6.00 hours CEU

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Our Bodies, Our Sex Lives: Adult Sexual Development (Live, Portland, OR)
    Collapse When Sex Goes Wrong: Common Sexual Dysfunctions (Live, Portland OR)

    This is 2-day workshop: April 17 & 18, 2018.

    This workshop will cover the most common sexual difficulties such as desire, orgasm, response, erectile functioning, and pelvic pain issues in people of various genders. We will address some of how they may show up in a session with a therapist, as well as common treatments that have been found effective or ineffective. We will cover selected research on male and female sexualities, considerations for those of non-binary genders and transgender people, aspects of anatomy and physiology and healthy sexual functioning. 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.

    This program meets the requirements of 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. 

    APA CE's: AASECT is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AASECT maintains responsibility for this program and its content. ISEE offers AASECT CE’s, which can also be applied toward APA certification or recertification. Please check your state licensing board to make sure that your state accepts all APA approved sponsors, in a few cases states do not. For more information see http://approvedsponsors.apa.org/

    Core Knowledge Area: Sexual functioning

    Sex Ed Training Area: Working with specific populations 

    PLEASE NOTE -Live courses are held at:
    Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Start St., Portland OR

    Course time 9:00 AM  - 5:30 PM with a 90 minute lunch break

    contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course specific questions. 

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: April 17, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE

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    Collapse Sexual Power Exchange: BDSM 101 (Live, Portland, OR)

    What is the difference between Domination/submission and S/M? What is a kink? Are fetishes healthy? What is the nature of 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 of 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.

    APA CE's: AASECT is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AASECT maintains responsibility for this program and its content. ISEE offers AASECT CE’s, which can also be applied toward APA certification or recertification. Please check your state licensing board to make sure that your state accepts all APA approved sponsors, in a few cases states do not. For more information see http://approvedsponsors.apa.org/

    Core knowledge area: Diversity of Expression

    Sex ed training area: Working with specific populations

    Location: Revolution Hall, 1300 SE stark Street, Portland, OR  Time: 9AM to 5:30 PM with a lunch break from 12:30-2PM

    Regristration: $150

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person
    Original Course Date: April 19, 2018

    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, Portland, OR)

    Live Class, Portland, OR

    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 of 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.

    APA CE's: AASECT is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AASECT maintains responsibility for this program and its content. For more information see http://approvedsponsors.apa.org/

    Core knowledge area: Sex & health

    Location: Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark St., Portland, OR Time: 9AM to 5:30 PM with a lunch break from 12:30-2PM

    Regristration: $150

    Formats Available: SexAbility Live Class
    Original Course Date: April 20, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE
  • CTAMFT: 6.00 hours CEU

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    Collapse Pleasure: Everything You Need to Know  (Live, Portland, OR)
    Everything You Need to Know

    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 of 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.

    APA CE's: AASECT is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AASECT maintains responsibility for this program and its content. ISEE offers AASECT CE’s, which can also be applied toward APA certification or recertification. Please check your state licensing board to make sure that your state accepts all APA approved sponsors, in a few cases states do not. For more information see http://approvedsponsors.apa.org/

    Core Knowledge Area: Pleasure Enhancement Skills

    PLEASE NOTE - This is a live class at Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark St., Portland, OR

    Course time 9:00 AM  - 5:30 PM with a 90 minute lunch break

    contact info@instituteforsexuality.com for any course specific questions. 

    Formats Available: Pleasure
    Original Course Date: April 21, 2018

    Approved Credit:
  • AASECT: 6.00 hours CE
  • CTAMFT: 6.00 hours CEU

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