April 11, 2020 | 10am to 1pm EST
Topic: Dirty is for Dishes: Unlearning STI Stigma and Moving Beyond Clinical Definitions of Safer Sex
Dirty is for Dishes: Unlearning STI Stigma and Moving Beyond Clinical Definitions of Safer Sex
Through this course, participants will unravel the intersectional origins of stigma, why it persists, and how to address myths and scare tactics that continue to reinforce false narratives. With a pleasure-focused and inclusive lens, participants will learn practical knowledge to substantiate their safer sex tools and resources, while considering appropriate risk and accessible prevention. Lastly, participants will learn how to move beyond the clinical definitions of safer sex by supporting the diversity of folx who experience an STI by acknowledging and respecting all bodies, all identities, and all relationship structures.
15 Min – Introduction – Introduction, Terminology, Safe Teaching Environment and Confidentiality
40 Min – Establishing Our STI Knowledge Base about STIs, Transmission Risk, and Testing
60 Min – Understanding the Origins of Sexual Shame and STI Stigma – Identifying social, cultural, intergenerational, historical, and biological influences impacting STI education, prevention, management, and wellness.
25 Min – Cultural Competence – Psychosocial origins of stigma, a cross-sectional look at stigmatized populations, stigmatized in-group behavioral trends and implications.
15 Min – Defining Sexual Health and Safer Sex
15 Min – Healthy and Affirming Communication
10 Min – Action-Steps and Ongoing Considerations
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The Advanced Mental Health Training Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.6901. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Advanced Mental Health Training Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
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AMHTI is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider#: 50-11996. AMHTI is an approved provider with the The Florida Certification Board. Provider #5273-A.
AMHTI is an approved provider with the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT). Provider # 07-110-J.