Working with Sexuality: Bodies, Desires and Imagination

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With Module Speaker:
Dr Galit AtlasDr Meg John BarkerDr Jessica BenjaminDr Thaddeus BirchardDr Andrea CelenzaDr Christopher ClulowDr Ronald DoctorDr Anton HartJanice HillerProfessor Brett KahrCabby LaffyDany NobusChris OakleyProfessor Stephen PorgesChristiane SandersonJoyce SlochowerDr Estela Welldon

This package of resources provides 16 hours of CPD on a range of contemporary clinical perspectives to help support practitioners in working more confidently with this vast and complex subject. It combines a rich archive of:

  • Video and audio lectures and presentations
  • Interviews and discussions

ONLINE BOOKING

Self-funded: £230
Organisationally-Funded: £250
Institutional account (4 or more): £90 per user
This account is for several post-qualified subscribers within an organisation. Use the continue shopping button to add one payment per person in your group. We will then contact you for their names and email addresses, and open a personal account for each one.
Teaching licence: (10 or more): £75 per student
This account is for using the module as a teaching aid for pre-qualified students. Use the continue shopping button to add one payment per person in your group. We will then contact you for their names and email addresses, and open a personal account for each one.
CPD Certificate of Attendance: £36 per user
You are purchasing here a certificate of attendance for up to a maximum of 16 hours CPD pro rata on the basis of correct answers in multiple choice questionnaire assessing your knowledge of the module. We recommend that you print your test form and consider the answers in advance as you view the videos.
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FEES

Self-funded:
£230

Organisationally-funded:
£250

Institutional account (4 or more):
£90 per user

Teaching licence (10 or more):
£75 per student

Test and Certificate of Attendance:
£36

CPD

A certificate of attendance may be applied for up to 17 hours of CPD (pro rata on the basis of correct answers in multiple choice questionnaire. £36

MODULE
INCLUDES

  • 15 hours of video and audio presentations illustrated with captions, diagrams or images
  • Supporting notes, slides or references
  • Study guides
  • Bibliography linked to relevant articles and books
  • Additional resources relating to each speaker
  • Discussion forum
  • A Certificate of Attendance through which you can acquire up to 16 hours CPD on the basis of a multiple choice questionnaire assessing your knowledge of the module.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. To be able to describe the historical development of the concept of perversion, and to know the current clinical terminology and definition
  2. To be able to identify the differences between the male and female arousal cycle, and how this can impact the lifecycle of relationships
  3. To understand how Childhood Sexual Abuse impacts the ability to self-regulate affect and to tolerate intimacy
  4. To be able to discuss how psychic equivalence and pretend modes of relating can affect a couple's sexual life
  5. To be able to describe the Window of Tolerance and Polyvagal Theory and their use in treating sexual trauma
  6. To demonstrate an awareness of the concept of consent and its complexities
  7. To be able to list the 4 diagnostic elements of sexual compulsivity and to understand the behaviour cycle
  8. To be able to consider the ways in which sexual fantasy life can point to past trauma and attempts to live with it
  9. To be able to assess how your own sexual identity, as well as your attitudes towards sexual preference and behaviour may affect your clinical work.
  10. To be able to assess and compare different interpretations of and approaches to psychosexual difficulties in your clinical work

STUDY GUIDES

  • Introduction
  • History
  • Terminology; diagnosis; labelling; classification
  • Biological, medical and sociological background
  • Trauma
  • Forensic aspects and the criminal justice system
  • Ethics
  • Diversity
  • Specific issues for psychotherapists and counsellors