Intersectionality Beyond Buzzwords

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Beyond Buzzwords: Intersectionality: Theory, Framework, Practice 

Intersectionality has become a buzzword used often and often misused. This course examines and engages with primary resources of intersectionality as a theory, framework, and practice. We will discuss how this practice and theory has expanded, critiques, and ways we have done intersectionality incorrectly along with strategies for being better about each part of this critical practice.

Learning Objective:

Participants will examine and engage with intersectionality as a theory, framework, and praxis.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the origins of intersectionality as a critical race theory
  • List the ways structural, institutional, and systemic bias and oppression impact individuals
  • Create a plan of action for including an intersectional praxis / practice in work and life / community

AASECT Core Knowledge Areas

  • C: Socio-cultural factors in relation to sexual values and behaviors\
  • H: Health/medical factors that may influence sexuality
  • N: Learning theory and its application
  • O. Professional communication and personal refection skills

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 info@assect.org.

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