Special issues in counseling, administration and planning, social work or higher education not appropriate to content of existing courses. Courses reflect the social services orientation of the Department of Integrated Professional Studies.
Dates: May 20 - June 28, 2019; Class meets on 6/10, 6/12, 6/17, 6/19, 6/24, & 6/26 only from 5:30-8pm. The entire course will run over a 6-week period with pre-readings being assigned for the first week and the two in-class days running consecutively in the first 6 weeks. Follow-up coursework will be assigned; Contact Dana.Riger@uvm.edu for info
In this second 1-credit section of the Sex Therapy course series, students will explore and apply foundational principles and practices of systemic sex therapy. Course objective’s include: 1) Applying principles and practices of sex therapy to the assessment and treatment of sexual difficulties and disorders; 2) Utilizing sex therapy interventions from a variety of evidence-based models and techniques (namely, sexual history interviews, sexual genograms, and Sensate Focus); and 3) Critically reflecting on attitudes and biases about sex, sexuality, and gender as they relate to treatment implementation.
This course meets in-person twice a week and combines lecture and discussion formats. Students should expect to spend 6-8 hours a week completing course readings and assignments in addition to time spent in class. The course will utilize two required texts and supplemental articles/chapters posted to Blackboard; time spent outside of class will include participation in online discussion forums.
Grades are based on attendance and participation (including participation in online forums), weekly assignments, and a final assessment.
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