Certificate Program in Sexuality Education and Disability: Understanding Neurodiversity, Intellectual Disabilities, and Sexual Health
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Are you ready to take your professional skills to the next level and make a real difference in the lives of people with neurodiversities, intellectual and developmental disabilities? Enroll now in our exciting certificate program focused on sexuality education! This program is perfect for counselors, direct care workers, health educators, social workers, therapists, and students who are passionate about creating a more inclusive and accessible world for people with neurodiversities. Through this course, you’ll delve into a wide range of topics related to sexuality, including sexual identities, arousal, response, pleasure, consent, socio-emotional relationships, and more. You’ll explore how these topics intersect with the unique challenges faced by individuals with disabilities, and learn strategies for effectively communicating about sex education with parents and caregivers. You’ll also have the opportunity to create your own materials for teaching sex education in a way that is tailored to the needs of your specific population.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe an increased comfort in discussing issues of sexuality and disabilities.
- Demonstrate how their own assumptions and bias about people with disabilities and sexuality has changed.
- List the various needs of people with disabilities regarding sexuality education.
- Create materials for teaching sexuality education to people with disabilities at all ages and levels of ability