cmhc551 | Graduate
Human Sexuality And Sex Therapy
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Gender Identity and Roles, Sexual Orientation, Sexuality â Childhood, Adolescence, Adulthood, Sex and Disability
- Identify and examine various gender stereotypes and describe cultural influences upon such stereotypes.
- Distinguish among specific social, institutional, legal, family, and health concerns for gay, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgendered people.
- Analyze the physical changes and the patterns of sexual expression and sex drive throughout the lifespan.
- Discuss the myths around, and barriers to, sexuality for people with disabilities.
- Describe adjustments and adaptations that may be needed for people with disabilities to fully express their sexuality.
- Examine the biopsychosocialÂ influences on sexual orientation.
- Examine the biopsychosocial components to gender identity.
- Identify best tools and practice for assessment.
- Discuss effective interviewing techniques to ensure accuracy of information.
- Identify and describe the DSM categories of sexual dysfunction.
- Distinguish between those who represent a true pathology as identified by the DSM and those who represent different orientations and values based on culture and history.
- Discuss free sexual expression versus the psychosocial deviations of sexual behavior.
- Examine the influence of pornography and prostitution on arousal and developing healthy sexual relationships.
- Examine concepts of exploitation and victimization in regard to sexual relationships.
- Discuss different cultural perspectives on various sexual practices such as prostitution, sexualization of children, polygamists, promiscuity, etc..
- Define sexual addiction and describe its influence on individual perceptions and expectations of human relationships.
- Based on identified countertransference issues, articulate how this would affect your scope of practice.
- Identify countertransference issues stemming fromÂ your own background.
- Describe and evaluate how you manage your own countertransference issues when working with those who have different sexual values.
- Identify which populations you feel you would be most effective with as a counselor.
- Describe legal obligations to report certain behaviors.
Sexual Coercion, Medical Issues Pertaining to Human Sexuality
- Define sexual abuse and sexual assault.
- Discuss the motivation and causal factors in sexual assault.Â
- Define pedophilia.
- Differentiate between the various types of sexual molestation.
- Analyze the resistance of habitual predatory sex offenders to treatment.
- Identify medications that might interfere with sexual activity.
- Identify the key components of bacterial, viral, and parasitic sexually transmitted diseases.
- Articulate the changes in sex drive and sexual behavior during and after pregnancy, including postpartum depression.
- Discuss the psychological issues around elective abortion and spontaneous abortion.
Historical Perspectives on Human Sexuality, Sexual Anatomy and Physiology, Sexual Techniques and Behavior
- Discuss human sexuality in its historical context.
- Identify anatomical structures and functions of female and male anatomy.
- Identify the stages in the human sexual response cycle for males and females.
- Demonstrate correct and accurate terminology when discussing human sexual anatomy and physiology.
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