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When: November 13-15, 2020
Where/How: Live Webinar *Zoom link will be sent the week of the training.
Dr. Doug Rosenau is a Licensed Psychologist, Marriage & Family Therapist, and Diplomat of the American Board of Sexology (ABS). Another pioneer in Christian sex therapy, Doug is a popular speaker and the best-selling author of A Celebration of Sex. He is a full clinical member of the Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR), and he teaches Human Sexuality as an adjunct professor at Dallas Theological Seminary, Reformed Theological Seminary, and Richmont Graduate University. Dr. Doug is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M.), and received his doctorate (Ed.D.) from Northern Illinois University. As co-founder and current Executive Director of the Christian organization Sexual Wholeness, Inc., he has helped to create the Institute for Sexual Wholeness that trains Christian sex therapists and educators.
Dr. Mark A. Yarhouse is the Rosemarie S. Hughes Endowed Chair and Professor of Psychology at Regent University, where he teaches in the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Yarhouse is a licensed clinical psychologist and licensed marriage and family therapist. He is currently the chair of the task force on LGBT issues for Division 36 (Psychology of Religion and Spirituality) of the American Psychological Association (APA). In 2015, Dr. Yarhouse served on an APA consensus panel to provide input to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) on services to minors, specifically sexual minority and gender non-conforming youth. He is author or co-author of several books and peer-reviewed journal articles on the intersection of religious and sexual and/or gender identity.
This advanced course focuses on an intermediate and advanced understanding of the topics of sexual orientation and sexual identity. It considers theological, biological, and sociocultural perspectives on sexual orientation and sexual identity, as well as clinical and applied perspectives with a focus on assessment and intervention when clients present with sexual identity concerns.
As a result of this workshop, participants will be able to:
Friday, November 13, 2020: 9am – 7pm
Saturday, November 14, 2020: 9am -7pm
Sunday, November 15, 2020: 8am – 4pm
Basic Topic Schedule
|Day 1||Introduction to Course & Instructor(s)
Theological perspectives on sexuality
Research on sexual orientation, sexual identity & gender dysphoria
|Day 2||Sexual Identity Therapy with Narrative SIT
Continuum of responses/clinical options
Mixed Orientation couples
|Day 3||Gender Identity/Dysphoria
Emerging Gender Identities
Continuing Education: 22 CE credits awarded.
Workshop Level: Advanced (Human Sexuality is a required pre-requisite for this course).
Target Audience: Marriage and Family Therapists, Clinical Mental Health Counselors, Psychologists, and Graduate Students
|Professional Students taking the course toward ABCST Sex Therapy Certification on a Pass-Fail basis
*If you are not an ABCST member, then contact Mallory Oxendine at email@example.com to become one now.
(Completion of all reading and assignments are required in order to receive CE credits).
|Alumni retaking the course as a refresher.|
|Richmont Tuition Rates
|Students of other universities who are taking the course and need the credits to appear on their official transcripts at another university will need to apply as a non-degree seeking student. Contact the Admissions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.|
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There is no known commercial support for this program.
Richmont Graduate University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Richmont Graduate University maintains responsibility for this program and its content.