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.

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: Socio-Cultural Factors

Sex education training: 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.

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

Registration: $150.

Course Objectives
  • Participants will be able to Identify the differences between cultural relativism and ethnocentrism.
  • Participants will be able to define culture and its relationship to sexuality.
  • Participants will be able to analyze how race, culture, and religion inform individual beliefs, values, and decision making regarding sexuality and sexual health.
  • Participants will be able to Identify myths that are created and assigned to specific racial and ethnic groups (i.e. stereotypes, media influences, etc).
  • Participants will be able to Practice reflexivity (recognizing one's space, place, and how these impact interactions individual and in social settings)
  • Participants will be able to discuss different examples where culture and sexuality intersect in sexology.
  • Participants will be able to identify areas that may be a challenge or resistance for providing care.
Course Information
Start Time:
March 22, 2018 9:00 AM Eastern
8:00 AM Central, 7:00 AM Mountain, 6:00 AM Pacific
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Estimated Length:
8 hours, 30 minutes
Registration Time Remaining:
94 days, 11 hours
Individual topic purchase: Selected
American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists
CE: 6.00
Connecticut Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
CEU: 6.00
Products
1 Day Course
Full-Time Student: $0.00
Full Price: $150.00