Special Trainings

Albuquerque Sex Therapy regularly presents special trainings dedicated to fostering knowledge, competence, and sensitivity in various sexual health areas for individuals and professionals.


Starts Wednesday, July 3 |  5:30 pm – 7:00 pm  |  Free For The First 5 Weeks!
Certificate of Completion & CE’s Available

Whether you’re initiating discussions on sexual health or navigating challenges related to your children’s sexual behavior—this class is for you. Just as Douglas Adams once calmed the nerves of galactic travelers, our foremost advice to you is clear and concise: Don’t Panic! Guiding your child through sexual topics can sometimes be intimidating and confusing.  With the right support and patience, this journey can be productive and enlightening.

Sexual health is an intricate facet of human growth. It demands a thorough understanding, a willingness for open discourse, and gentle yet confident guidance. As caregivers, you are the anchors in laying a foundation that fosters a healthy and informed perspective on sexuality. Our course is meticulously crafted to arm you with the insights, tools, and self-assuredness essential for navigating your child’s sexual health voyage.

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Classes are delivered virtually via Zoom.

Topics

Foundations of Sexual Health: This course dissects the basics, debunks prevalent myths, and lays the groundwork for an all-encompassing comprehension of human sexuality.

Developmental Milestones: Explore the evolutionary stages of sexual growth, from the cradle to the cusp of adulthood, equipping you to address your child’s evolving queries and concerns.

Open Conversations: Master techniques to foster and maintain age-appropriate dialogues about sexual health, ensuring they remain constructive, empathetic, and reassuring.

Body Positivity & Self-Image: Seed a healthy perspective on bodily autonomy, emphasizing acceptance, self-love, and mutual respect.

Boundaries & Consent: Enlighten your child on the sanctity of personal boundaries, the gravitas of mutual respect, and the intricate layers of consent.

Safety & Prevention: Decode potential hazards and educate your child on protective measures, including discussions on STDs and safe, respectful relationships.

LGBTQI+ Awareness: Celebrate and comprehend the spectrum of sexual orientations and gender identities, cultivating a haven of acceptance, understanding, and unyielding support.

Digital Age & Sexuality: Maneuver the double-edged sword of the digital realm, encompassing the vast seas of social media, online connections, and the looming shadow of cyberbullying.

Problematic Behaviors & Interventions: Identify and comprehend signs of problematic sexual behaviors in the young, unravel their potential roots, and acquaint yourself with efficacious strategies to address and steer these behaviors towards constructive paths.

Resources & Support Systems: Pinpoint reliable reservoirs of information, community support groups, and expert guidance to bolster and supplement your navigation through your child’s sexual health journey.

We want every caregiver, irrespective of their background or baseline knowledge, to feel primed and empowered to support their child’s sexual health odyssey with compassion and understanding.


Continuing Education Credits
Albuquerque Sex Therapy is guided by the Clinical Assessment Group, licensed through the State of New Mexico Counseling and Practice Board, to provide approved continuing education credits to licensed clinicians and social workers. With the continuing education credit accompanying these trainings, therapists can ensure they expand their knowledge and meet professional development requirements.


PAST TRAININGS



Queer Culture for Straight Therapists

This series, a significant step towards inclusivity, hopes to equip therapists with the cultural understanding and sensitivity required to effectively address the concerns of the LGBTQ+ community.

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Sexual Topics in Clinical Supervision

If you work with humans of any age, sexually related topics will arise in the therapy room. Accordingly, supervisors must be ready, willing, and able to support therapists around these sexual topics to support the clients. This training delineates best practices and ethical considerations for navigating these topics.
Delivered: March 3, 2023 | 3 CEs