Accountability Processes: Creating, Maintaining, Sustaining Community Safety
Accountability processes have become a new buzzword and alternative to the prison industrial complex. As we imagine the world we each want to be a part of creating, what are the documented paths our ancestors have left for us? How my we divest in disposability? Where do we find tools to build these new paths? Are we ready? We will explore some of the early examples of documented accountability processes, speak with those who have experienced one, examine the evolution of accountability, and identify what parts of accountability are useful for the work we are committed to and the communities we value. Participants will create a template of their own personal protocol for accountability by the end of the course.
In this course participants will examine select accountability processes that have been documented and speak with those who have gone through an accountability process to identify aspects that are valuable for their community protocols for safety.
By the end of this course participants will be able to:
- Identify three core aspects of accountability processes that have worked
- Discuss the parts of accountability processes that are of value to their communities
- Draft a protocol for accountability to replace a consequence / punishment
- Examine a variety of accountability processes that have been documented
AASECT Core Knowledge Areas (CKA)
- C. Socio-cultural, familial factors (e.g., ethnicity, culture, religion, spirituality, socioeconomic status, family values), in relation to sexual values and behaviors.
- E. Intimacy skills (e.g., social, emotional, sexual), intimate relationships, interpersonal relationships and family dynamics.
- O. Knowledge of professional communication skills used with clients, students and colleague
- P. History of the discipline of sex research, theory, education, counseling and therapy.
AASECT Sexuality Educator Training
- A. Theory and methods of general education (including curriculum development, delivery and evaluation).
- B. Theory and methods of sexuality education (including curriculum development, delivery and evaluation).
- C. Ethical issues in sexuality education.
- D. Theory and methods of approaches to sexuality education with specific populations (e.g., youth, older adults, couples, ethnic/ cultural/ faith-based populations, LGBTQ people, people with disabilities).**
- E. Theory and methods of different approaches to sexuality education delivery (e.g., small group work, one-on-one education, large group lectures or interaction, online delivery or use of other electronic means)
AASECT Sexuality Therapist & Counselor Training
- A. Theory and methods of sex-related psychotherapy, including several different models.
- C. Theory and methods of approach to intervention in relationship systems experiencing sex and intimacy problems.
- E. Principles of consultation, collaboration, and referral.
- F. Ethical decision-making and best practice.
This program meets the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 4 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification.
Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT certification. For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.