Past Events (2017)

Male Sexual Dysfunction presented by: Dr. Doug Milam


Erectile dysfunction means a lot of things.  Come hear the latest information about diagnosis and treatment of decreased erectile rigidity, premature ejaculation, delayed ejaculation/anorgasmia, and Peyronie's disease. 

Paraphilias and Paraphilic Disorders presented by: Steven Davidson, LCSW


Participants learned to identify the difference between paraphilias and paraphilic disorder; Examine how paraphilias develop; Explore legal and safety issues related to paraphilic disorders; Challenge the participant to take a closer look at what turns them on and why

Sexual Attitude Reassessment (SAR): Sexuality Attitudes and Values Training 

presented by: Tammy Nelson, PhD.

11/10/17 + 11/11/17

This workshop will help professionals by exposing them to a variety of sexual practices, and educating them on fetishes, paraphilias, and fringe behaviors, as well as expanding their beliefs about pornography, infidelity, homosexuality, open marriage, polyamory and other practices around sexuality that may trigger personal issues, emotional responses, and resistance

Promoting Sexual Self Esteem presented by: Alicia Ellis, LPC-MHSP


By the end of this training, participants will be able to define sexual self-esteem, identify three major barriers to healthy sexual self-esteem, and learn strategies that will help to improve sexual self-esteem. 

Dancing Mindfulness and Healing Trauma, presented by Orisha Bowers, MA, Ph.D. candidate


Participants in the workshop will explore different techniques of communicating emotion, interpreting personal and group dance, space, integrating personal style into expanded group expression, and peripheral understanding of rhythm and timing to synchronize movement.

Intersection of Culture and Sexuality: How to support Latinx* clients, presented by Alicia Bunch, LMSW and Barbara Hessel, Ed.D, LMSW 


At the end of this workshop, participants will understand the complexity of Latinx identity in relation to acculturation and its effects on family dynamics; will explore the intersection of sexuality in relation to acculturation; explore case vignettes related to intersection of sexuality and culture.

Medications and Sexual Dysfunction, presented by Carol Milam, MD


Carol Milam will be speaking on the impact and influence of both medications and medical illnesses on sexual functioning.   

The Role of Faith in Sexual Health, Rev. Faye London


Rev. Faye London will discuss the importance of engaging faith narratives for those doing sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice work in the south and other “red” states. The presentation will include some foundational faith interpretations that can function as barriers to care and examples of faith-based approaches for response to these barriers.

"It Ain't All Bad" - A Sex Positive Approach to Preventing Teen Pregnancy, presented by Emi Canahuati, MA, CSE


Although we work hard to help teens to delay having sex, we have the highest rate of teen pregnancies in the industrialized world. What if the problem isn’t with adolescents, but with how our society approaches and views adolescent development?

Trauma Informed Care and Sexual Health, presented by Sharon Travis, MA


At the intersection of sexual health and trauma is the need for trauma informed approaches to healthy development. The basis of trauma informed care is to do no further harm and to foster an atmosphere that promotes recovery and healing.  

Supporting the Sexual Health of LGBTI Patients, presented by Jesse Ehrenfeld


An expert in LGBT care and medical leadership Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld will guide participants through a series of relevant case studies to develop a new understanding of the unique aspects of mental health in the LGBT community and put them into practice.