8:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Shame and Individuals Who Have Committed Sexual Offenses||
Shame and Individuals Who Have Committed Sexual Offenses
Friday, June 4, 2021 – Networking from 8:15am – 8:30am, Announcements & Presentation 8:45am – 12pm
Presenter: Connie Palmer, LCSW
This training provides an understanding of shame as a dynamic that impacts clients who have sexually assaulted others and guides mental health professionals in interventions that increases prosocial behavior and decreases the incidence of repeat occurrences of this behavior.
Unaddressed shame has destructive consequences for individuals, for families and for communities. Shame causes and exacerbates depression, anxiety, addictions, and aggression. This workshop will define shame, explore its impact, and discuss shame as a factor causing sexual assault and as one of the determining factors in recidivism. The workshop will focus on the connection between shame and sexual assault. The following will be discussed
3 APA CEs are offered with this training.
This training will be held via Zoom. Link to be emailed after registration closes on June 3, 2021 at 2pm.
Registration Fees are as follows:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
October 15, 2021
9am – 12pm
Free for Individual and Agency Members (Probation, Parole, other)
$5 for Nonmembers
Healthy sexuality is a key component to a healthy life and an area of struggle for many clients. Supportive education and therapy in this area can help individuals maintain rich offense free lives. Panel members with a variety of expertise in this topic with different populations will address current issues in the field of sex education. In addition, panel members will discuss healthy sexuality for juveniles and adults in various settings as well as individuals diagnosed with Autism/Aspergers. Presenters will share their experiences and recommendations as well as engage in an open dialogue with panel and audience members. Issues addressed include the importance of working with clients on healthy sexuality as well as important areas of focus as well as responsivity factors.
Presenters include Alena Kearney, Ph.D., Janet DiGiorgio-Miller, Ph.D., Stuart M. Leeds, Psy.D. and Bobbie Gallagher, Ph.D., BCBA -D.
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