THIS IS A TWO DAY COURSE: AUGUST 1 & 2, 2018. The course is being held at the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit in Alexandria, Virginia.
A Sexual Attitude Reassessment (SAR) is an intensive workshop experience to support participants in their growth and expansion regarding human sexual behavior, experiences, and activities. The People of Color centered SAR, created by Bianca I Laureano, MA, CSE foundress of WOCSHN, The LatiNegrxs Project, and ANTE UP! Professional Development, is interdisciplinary, complementary to a variety of learning styles, and centered on reflexive activities and discussions. SARs are useful for examining personal values and beliefs for the work we are doing in our communities and to become more comfortable discussing sexuality topics and experiences. This People of Color centered SAR (POCc SAR) is unlike any other because in this SAR it is recognized how racism, elitism, xenophobia, and other forms of oppression and power-over others impact our sexual lives and experiences. We recognize racism as the oppression, fetish, stimulant, violence, and curiosity that impacts us all and do not hide or erase that reality!
Embed in the POCc SAR is an intersectional praxis to focus on our most impacted populations of -isms, communities often excluded in SARs in North America. This POCc SAR will focus on the US with some aspects of international discussions. Attending and completing a SAR is a requirement for AASECT certification and 18 CEUs are offered.
The POCc SAR is lead by Bianca I Laureano, MA, CSE and Aida Manduley, MSW
The POCc SAR is open to all who are interested in participating and enjoying a different SAR experience that does not erase or receive people and communities of color as afterthoughts, but as the guiding community to which this SAR is focused upon.
Outcome: This POCc SAR will offer participants an opportunity to examine a variety of topics which include but are not limited to: personal values and beliefs, body image, fantasy, gender, STIs and HIV, aging bodies, impact of racism and elitism, myths and stereotypes of masculinity and femininity, kink, non-monogamy, sexual ritualistic practices, bodies of size, disability, and culture.
By the end of the POCc SAR participants will be able to:
Dates: August 1 & 2, 2018. Times: 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Location: The Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA 22311
American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists
POCc SAR - Woodhull