Common Sexual Concerns Impacting AFAB (Assigned Female at Birth) People with Vulvas - AASECT and APA CEUs

This workshop is designed for professionals pursuing training in sex therapy, education, or counseling or who are currently engaged in the field or sex therapy and/or education. In this workshop, we will explore common sexual concerns from a holistic perspective. What this means is we will identify the physiology of each primary DSM-5 dysfunction as well as the social, emotional, and psychological implications from causality to treatment. Students will learn the physiology of major medical conditions that contribute to sexual “dys”-function as well as current inclusive treatment options. The c...Read moreourse covers the primary therapeutic models used to treat sexual dysfunction as it pertains to orgasm, sexual pain, and low desire for Assigned Female at Birth People with Vulvas and people with AFAB reproductive systems.

Core Knowledge Areas: B, C G, I Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Identify at least two medical conditions which can contribute to sexual dysfunction
  • Describe the differences between gender identity, sexual orientation, assigned gender at birth, gender expression, and relationship/romantic orientation.
  • Identify the difference between vaginismus and dyspareunia
  • Identify one major criterion used in the DSM-5 that impacts Assigned Female at Birth People with Vulvas
  • Describe at least one way to apply the PLISSIT Model to sexual concerns
  • Describe the two competing elements within Bancroft’s Dual Control Model
  • List two classes of medication in addition to two brand-name medications which may impede sexual desire and function
  • List and explain at least three symptoms of sexual dysfunction that require referral to a medical provider

Target Audience

Licensed and unlicensed mental health professionals

Learning Levels

  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Friday, March 24, 2023

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01:00 PM EDT - 04:00 PM EDT

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EARN 3 CE Credit Hours

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CE Approvals

American Psychological Association
Council for Relationships is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Council for Relationships maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The following entities accept continuing education credits provided by APA-approved sponsors: The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors The New Jersey State Board of Marriage and Family Examiners The Delaware State Board of Professional Counselors of Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Professionals The Delaware State Board of Social Work Examiners Clinicians licensed in other states should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.
American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists
This program meets the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification.

Council for Relationships # 11-111A.

Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact

CE Process Info

Each professional is responsible for the individual requirements as stipulated by his/her licensing agency. Please contact your individual licensing board/regulatory agency to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Please note: You must attend "live" (in real-time) to earn CE credits.

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Upon accessing the CE-Go "attendee dashboard", you will be able to:

  • Complete evaluation forms for the event
  • Download your continuing education certificate in a PDF format

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