This course is designed to help participants to further their understanding and clinical abilities in working with both individuals and couples, with special emphasis on the role of intimacy and sexual relationships. Participants will learn a systemic approach for addressing sexual issues and will discuss ideas for adapting sex therapy techniques to be consistent with a systemic perspective.
Be able to explain the PLISSIT model of human sexuality
Be able to administer a sexual history questionnaire.
Be able to describe the aspects of the "crucible aproach" to addressing intimacy issues with couples
Be able to state the diagnostic criteria for sexual desire disorders such as hyposexuality and hypersexuality
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In addition to providing continuing education credit for licensed psychologists, MFTs and LCSWs, this course fulfills the state board licensing prerequisite for coursework in human sexuality.
Jason Platt, PhD, is a program director of the Clinical Psychology Program in Mexico City and an assistant professor in the Marital and Family Therapy Program at Alliant International University. He is a frequent presenter on how individuals develop clinical competency. He is also keenly interested in the application of the concepts of Ignacio Martin-Baro’s Liberation Psychology and the Liberationist Pedagogy described in the works of Paulo Freire.