Exploring Intersectionality in the Practice of Sex Education & Sex Therapy
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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST
BREAK: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST.
You must attend both sessions to receive full credit.
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.
- Discuss culture and its relationship to sexuality.
- Give at least three (3) examples about how culture informs individual beliefs, values, and decision-making regarding sexuality and sexual wellness.
- Identify at least two (2) areas that may be a challenge or resistance to providing care.
- Explain at least one (1) instance where ethnocentrism has caused harm in the field of sexology.
- Define Intersectionality and recognize at least two (2) areas in their current work that are in need of adaptations.
- Identify at least three (3) myths that are created and assigned to specific groups (i.e. stereotypes, media influences, etc).
Instructor: Dr. Mesha Ellis, Ph.D
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 the 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 [email protected]
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)