Why Should You Attend the 2020 SASH Annual Conference?

Going Virtual in 2020

All times are Central Time.

Thursday, October 15th, 2020
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Mid-Morning Breakout
 
Sexual Health After Traumatic Brain Injury
A traumatic brain injury, even a mild one, can affect many areas of one's life. Studies show that differing degrees of a variety of effects can include; cognitive and memory issues, emotional instability, depression, plus various other effects occurring after a brain injury from mild concussion to severe TBI. Studies have also shown that TBI can lead to sexual dysfunction including changes in desire, energy and libido, ED, changes in ability to achieve erection or orgasm, intimacy and relationship issues, and more. This presentation helps professionals recognize the symptoms of sexual dysfunction, discusses the research, and presents an opportunity to learn more about TBI and how to help those experiencing its symptoms and effects.
Learning Objective #1: Participants will be to discuss the effects of traumatic brain injury
Learning Objective #2: Participants will be able to describe TBI in their clients
Learning Objective #3: Participants will be able to design strategies for helping TBI survivors improve quality of intimacy and relationships
Level of audience: Intermediate
Available CE Credits: 1.5
SASH Credential Education Credit Objective #1: General Human Sexuality GHS2a The influence of health and medical factors on sexuality (e.g., illness and infection, disability, mental health, medications, contraception and safer sex practices, fertility struggles, pregnancy and childbirth, pregnancy termination, sexually transmitted infection, physical injuries)
SASH Credential Education Credit Objective #2: General Human Sexuality GHS2a The influence of health and medical factors on sexuality (e.g., illness and infection, disability, mental health, medications, contraception and safer sex practices, fertility struggles, pregnancy and childbirth, pregnancy termination, sexually transmitted infection, physical injuries)
SASH Credential Education Credit Objective #3: General Human Sexuality GHS2a The influence of health and medical factors on sexuality (e.g., illness and infection, disability, mental health, medications, contraception and safer sex practices, fertility struggles, pregnancy and childbirth, pregnancy termination, sexually transmitted infection, physical injuries)
 
Elizabeth York, ERH Consulting, Dr.
Dr. Elizabeth York, PhD is an I/O Psychologist whose work in rehabilitation has brought her to help trauma and traumatic brain injury survivors manage the effects trauma can have on their ability to work, their ability to function in the community, and quality of life. Dr. York serves on the Governor’s State of Washington Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council, and has served as chair of it’s Executive Committee since 2017. She is also a TBI survivor, and draws upon her experiences when coaching and counseling TBI and trauma survivors, their caregivers and their support network individuals. Dr. York shares her expertise often in workshops, conferences and other venues in her mission to inform and educate about the effects of traumatic brain injury.