Past Events (2021)

The Science of Sex: Updates in Women's Sexual and Pelvic Health


  • Recognize updated terminology for women's sexual conditions.

  • Be able to employ some of the updated literature and/or products to better address sexual and pelvic floor concerns.

  • Be able  to utilize content from this presentation to self-advocate for personal sexual and pelvic floor conditions

Cultural Competency and Quality Care for Trans and Non-Binary People


  • Incorporating gender neutral language on intake forms and in session

  • How to create better health outcomes for patients whose gender identity doesn’t match their sex assigned at birth

  • Barriers for Accessing Care for gender non-confirming individuals, and best practice

Pleasure is for Everyone!


  • Identify three ways to promote sexual health and pleasure for individuals living with intellectual disabilities.

  • Describe the history of sexual health and rights of individuals living with intellectual disabilities..

Sex after trauma


  • Apply trauma informed care to treatment of sexual functioning.

  • Employ yoga and mindfulness methods to treatment of clients experiencing sexual dysfunction as a result of trauma.

Does Pornography Cause Social Harm?


  • Critique misconceptions about pornography and explain its actual impact on society and sexuality.

Rediscovering the territory: Sexuality in the Menopausal Years


  • Name at least two physical changes in the vulva or vagina after menopause, and how they impact sexual function.

  • Describe the changes in the sex hormones with menopause, and how they may affect sexual expression.

  • List risks and benefits of both local and systemic hormone therapy.ny relationship.

Puberty Education: Building the Foundation for Healthy Sexual Development


  • identify 3 strategies and 3 tools to help build a foundation for healthy sexual development through puberty education.

Pleasure Expectancies of Black Female Adolescents


  • Describe what factors shape Black female adolescents’ expectations of sexual pleasure.

  • Explain how being socialized for negative sexual experiences in adolescence can result in lasting effects in adulthood.

Solving sexual health mysteries by interpreting emotional clues 


  •  Assess which clients may benefit from homeopathic care.

  • Utilize a qualified resource who can bring genuine relief to a client.

  • Explain what classical homeopathy is and how it works

Diet and Sexual Health


  • Able to select foods to support their physical health so that they can enjoy their sexuality.  

  • Classify foods based upon their main food groups and how they fit into a MyPlate diagram, discerning proper portion control and including all main food groups.

Which Sexual Fantasies are Common and Which Ones are Truly Rare?


  • Identify the seven most common themes present in people’s sexual fantasies. 

  • Identify psychological factors that underlie the most popular sexual fantasies.

Postsurgical Sexual Health Concerns


  • Review the surgical interventions that cause the largest sexual health concerns postoperatively.I

  • Discuss the sexual side effects of those surgical interventions.

  • List treatment options and therapies that can be discussed with those patients/clients undergoing surgical interventions.

Polyamory: Working with Clinical Challenges


  • Formulate a treatment plan for at least one polyamory-related clinical challenge.

  • List at least 3 frequently encountered polyamory-related challenges.

Music City SAR (Sexual Attitude Reassessment and Restructuring)


This unique “Sexual Attitude Reassessment and Restructuring” program or “SAR” is designed and led by AASECT Certified sex therapist and educator, Renée Burwell, LCSW, CST.  This training will be a 3-day intensive online experience to achieve the goals of traditional and contemporary SAR. The Music City SAR fulfills the 10-hour SAR requirement toward AASECT Certification and earns participants 10 CEUs*.  Each day will be 10am - 5pm with breaks. 

Sex Talk: Investigating the Sexual Development and Sexual Attitudes of African American Women


  • Examine the gaps in sex education while learning cultural competency.

  • Identify sexual stereotypes that have been placed onto Black women and discuss how they show up in media and literature.