March 13 - 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM (Check-in on the first day 7:15 - 8:45 AM)
March 14 - 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

The schedule is as follows:

March 13
8:30-12 with two 10-15 minute breaks
12-1 Lunch
1-8 with three 15 minute breaks

March 14
9-12:30 with  one or two 15 minute breaks
12:30-1:30 lunch
1:30-5:30 with two 15 minute breaks

Hotel Northampton
36 King Street
Northampton, MA 

Contact for any course-specific questions. 

CE’s: 16


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

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

Course Objectives
  • Identify the differences between sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and biological sex.
  • Recognize common issues that arise for transgender people regularly.
  • Recognize the value of the concept of sexual fluidity.
  • Recognize a variety of experiences that make up sexual orientation.
  • Define heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, pansexual and asexual.
  • Identify at least 3 parts of the sexual and reproductive systems.
  • Utilize brief sex histories.
  • Discuss masturbation films for use with clients or students.
  • Discuss examples of sexual behavior in same sex couples.
  • Analyze some cultural biases about older people and sexuality.
  • Name some common roles in BDSM play.
  • Assess the positive aspects of power and surrender dynamics.
  • Explain some challenges that people with disabilities face with sexuality.
  • Define polyamory.
  • Identify some strengths of open relationships.
  • Recognize common challenges in non-monogamous relationships.
  • Recognize and analyze at least 2 negative reactions that they have to sexual behavior, identity or orientation.
  • Recognize and analyze at least 2 positive reactions that they have to a specific sexual behavior, identity or orientation.
Course Information
Date Presented:
March 13, 2020 9:00 AM Eastern
Course Location:
36 King Street
Northampton, MA
1 day, 8 hours
Individual topic purchase: Selected
American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists
CE: 16.00
Institute for Sexuality Education and Enlightenment
ISEE Continuing Education: 16.00
This course is no longer available for purchase.