Becoming a Sexuality Educator: Roles, Identity, and Environment


3 CE’s
Presenter: Logan Levkoff, Ph.D.

Recorded workshop available via video on demand


To develop confident, competent, and knowledgeable sexuality educators who understand their role in whatever “classroom” they are working in.
At the end of this course, students will: 
  1. Draft their own personal statements/philosophy of sexuality education that they will be comfortable sharing aloud in class and that can be used to inform their current and future work.
  2. Discuss the importance of rationale in designing educational interventions and express that understanding by including rationale in all of their post class work.
  3. List four nonconventional places where sexuality education can take place and create a list of possible future work opportunities and environments
  4. Identify at five qualities that are necessary for sexuality educators to have in order to be successful
  5. Discuss their comfort in identifying strengths and challenges as a sexuality educator and develop strategies for managing these challenges
  6. Explain the difference between types of “sexuality education” programs, including but not limited to: abstinence only, comprehensive, and sexual risk avoidance so that students can decide what programs they would (or would not be) comfortable teaching
  7. Identify and list the components of K-12 sexuality education as identified by AASECT

About the Presenter

Logan Levkoff, Ph.D., is an AASECT certified sex educator and served on the AASECT Board of Directors. She received her Ph.D. in Human Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Life Education from New York University and an M.S. in Human Sexuality Education and a B.A. in English from the University of Pennsylvania. She lives in New York City with her husband, son, and daughter.

A recognized expert on sexuality and relationships, Dr. Logan Levkoff encourages honest conversation about sexuality and the role it plays in our culture. Logan makes it clear that sex and sexuality are not “dirty” words; she works to create an environment where people feel comfortable asking (and getting answers to) their most personal questions. Logan empowers children, adolescents, and adults to embrace their sexuality and challenge the impractical, and often unhealthy, messages that they are exposed to.

Logan is dedicated to perpetuating healthy and positive messages about sexuality and relationships. She speaks on a wide range of issues, including sexual health and sexuality education, trends in sexuality, relationship hurdles, and the role of sexuality in pop culture and politics. For over a decade, Logan has been teaching groups of all ages and from a variety of backgrounds. She has designed and implemented sexuality education programs, faculty development, and parent education in many secular and religious independent schools, universities, medical schools, and community organizations. Logan’s work with teens and parents has been profiled in numerous publications, including The New York Times.

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