Description: This pre-con offers clinical supervision and training in sex therapy, with 4 or 8 hours, valid toward certification as Sex Therapists or Supervisors. The facilitators are seasoned sex therapists and supervisors with expertise covering a wide range of skills, including sexual dysfunction, relationship problems, sexual compulsivity, substance abuse, LGBTQ issues, and diverse sexual expression and relationships. Limited to 8 participants who are already actively engaged in supervision for AASECT sex therapy or supervisor certification. A pre-approved contract will be required. Attendees can register for Part I and Part II of this workshop, or either session independently.
Objective(s): At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to: identify one supervisory technique used that should be able to improve your treatment skills with clients; identify two strengths in your clinical approach that were identified in the pre-conference workshop; name three ethical concerns that might arise in the course of sex therapy; describe two areas of clinical growth that you recognized from participating in the workshop; describe a boundary issue that might affect your therapy or supervision; identify one aspect of AASECT supervision requirements that you learned today; name one pro and one con for conducting long-distance supervision; state three reasons why it is important for sex therapists to have supervisors.