Sexual Disorders and Intervention (3 CE’s)

Presented by Libby Bennett, Psy.D.
May 6th, 2021
8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Instructional Level

Introductory — Designed for psychologists who may have little to no background in a specialized skill or content area. The learner can become acquainted with the theoretical underpinnings, principles, methods, and perspectives of a content area. Although it can be used as a foundation for more advanced learning, a program may simply focus on breadth, enrichment or general knowledge.

Course Description and Target Audience

This course will provide an overview of sexual disorders and interventions. Attendees will examine the definitions of sexual disorders, the biopsychosocial causes of the disorders, diversity within the area of sexuality, and treatment options. Attendees will receive handouts, resources, and case examples. The material is based on recent textbooks and current articles.

The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians etc). There are no known risks associated with this presentation.

Learning Objectives

  • Attendees will be able to describe and give examples of the DSM sexual disorders.
  • Attendees will be able to explain the impact of cultural, biological, and psychological factors in the creation of sexual disorders.
  • Attendees will be able to list ways to use sensate focus with clients to intervene in sexual disorders.
  • Attendees will be able to explain The Good Enough Sex Model.

Presenter Information

    Dr. Libby Bennett recieved her Psy.D. in clinical psychology from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in Springfield, Missouri. She has taught courses on human sexuality at Forest Institute for both master’s and doctoral-level students. She has presented on human sexuality to many different groups, including a Physician Assistant Class at MSU, the Counseling Center at MSU, Wellness at MSU, Forest, MOPA, MO MFT, and AASECT Continuing Education, as well as to community groups. She has also written articles about this area, as well as co-authored a book regarding communication in sexuality.

    Location and Costs

    $55.00 – Regular registration fee (no affiliation with NPTC or member sites)
    $41.25 – Consortium Affiliate (staff of member site and not currently proving supervision)
    No Charge – NPTC Director or Supervisor (provided supervision in the past year or is about to provide supervision)

    *Credit card charges are subject to an additional fee.
    ** Group rates may be available; contact Katherine Dixon to request consideration.
    ***Refund/Cancellation: Please give 24-hour notice to receive a full refund of the CE cost.

    This presentation will be offered via Zoom.

    *National Psychology Training Consortium (NPTC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPTC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.