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August 20th: Vintage Kink: Keeping It Kinky While We Age (Streaming-Live)

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When: Tuesday, August 20, 2024

Time: 9:00 AM-11:00 AM ET

THIS COURSE MAY BE RECORDED. 

If this course is recorded, cameras may be kept off for the duration of the course. Students may protect their identity by renaming themselves as anonymous. 

Course Description

Vintage Kink: Keeping It Kinky As We Age" is designed to explore and celebrate the continued expression of kink and BDSM practices among older adults. This class delves into the unique considerations and adaptations necessary for maintaining a fulfilling and safe kinky lifestyle as we age.

Participants will learn about the physical, emotional, and psychological aspects of aging that can impact kink practices, as well as strategies for communication, consent, and safety. The course will cover topics such as adapting activities for changing bodies, addressing common health issues, and fostering a supportive and inclusive kink community for older individuals. Through discussions, practical advice, and guided exercises, this class aims to empower older adults to embrace their sexuality and kink interests with confidence and joy.

Learning Objectives

  • Objective 1: Participants will recognize how aging impacts sexual health and intimacy,
  • Objective 2: Participants will be able to discuss societal norms that marginalize the sexual desires of older adults.
  • Objective 3: Participants will be able to identify at least 2 strategies to incorporate discussions of sexuality and pleasure into traditional care planning, treatment planning, and caregiving for older adults.
    • d3:Participants will learn how to encourage exploration of desires and boundaries.
  • Objective 4: Participants will be able to practice how to facilitate safe and consensual exploration of sexual desires and boundaries in aging populations.
  • Objective 5: Participants will be able identify and discuss new and adaptive methods to support the sexual and intimate lives of older adults, promoting lifelong pleasure and connection.

Instructors: Jasmine Jonson & Nicole Crawford

Dr. Nicole O. Crawford is the owner and lead therapist of Keep Moving Forward Consulting. As a licensed clinical therapist, guided by a preparedness mindset with a strengths-based and solution-focused approach, she walks with her clients on their therapeutic journeys to reach their defined wellness goals. Dr. Crawford uses her over 10 years of behavioral health experience to advocate against ageist beliefs and address the aging population's needs in her communities through educational presentations, individual consultations, and research.

Jet Setting Jasmine, MA, MSW, LCSW

Jet Setting Jasmine is a licensed clinical therapist, co-owner of the award-winning Royal Fetish Films, and founder of Blue Pearl Therapy. With over 20 years in the adult entertainment industry, she specializes in Intimacy Post Injury and Intimacy Post Illness. A Master Fetish Trainer and advocate for marginalized communities, Jasmine is a trailblazer in decolonizing sex and pleasure.

AASECT

This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for up to 2 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 [email protected].

CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: F
SEX THERAPY TRAINING AREA: Theory and Methods
SEX EDUCATION TRAINING AREA: Working with Specific Populations