How do people with developmental disabilities recognize and embrace their sex/ual/ity when they have limited access to accurate information, a lack of visibility and opportunity, and potentially punitive consequences for sexual behavior? We will explore how to coach, support, and validate the Individual’s relevant goals of autonomy, making healthy choices, and maintaining sexual wellness.
Describe the historical challenges that minimize, limit, and perpetuate short-sighted perceptions of their sex/ual/ity.
Discuss progressive education-based approaches that inform and provide opportunities for divergent learners to grow into their unique sexual selves in spite of a culture of negative, mixed messages
List 2 credible sources for supporting and advancing sex/ual/ity education for and with people with developmental disabilities.
AMHTI is approved as a provider of continuing education by numerous national agencies and routinely applies for continuing education credits for professionals from state agencies when needed.
There are many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations that will grant continuing education credit for attendance at AMHTI’s seminars and activities. If you have questions as to whether AMHTI’s continuing education credits will count for your state, please contact us.
The Advanced Mental Health Training Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AMHTI maintains responsibility for all programs and their content.
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.
Modern Sex Therapy Institutes [1787, 1/7/22-1/7/23], is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.
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.