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Sexuality and Intellectual Disabilities

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Dealing with sexuality issues in individuals who have intellectual disabilities is often complex and confusing, but it is also a vitally important part of that person's life. The goal is to understand our responsibility to help people with intellectual disabilities be safe in the exploration of their sexuality.

Relevant sexuality teaching materials are presented through the use of videos, slides, activities and discussion.
  This interactive course offers the opportunity to:
  • Identify sexual values,
  • Discuss issues with consent,
  • Learn about preventing sexual abuse in individuals with intellectual disabilities, and
  • Explore effective intervention techniques to deal with inappropriate/unsafe sexual behavior. 
This enlightening class offers nurses, social workers, program directors, job coaches, and direct care staff information, skills, and resources to respectfully deal with sexuality issues in community settings.

Course Information

    Course fee is $99.00
    Course materials, refreshments and lunch are included in the course fee
    Pre-registration is required, register early! Class size is limited

    Video/audio taping of courses is prohibited

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours before the course.  The course fee will be charged if cancellation is made in less than 24 hours.  Registration is transferable to another person.

About the instructor

Karen Finck, APRN, CNS, is an expert in psychiatric nursing and president of HCS. An engaging speaker, Ms. Finck lectures throughout Minnesota on mental health topics. She adeptly uses humor and presents real-life anecdotes from her experiences in the field. She provides not only an understandable theoretical framework, but offers practical approaches as well.

Continuing Education

This course is designed to provide 6.5 contact hours to nurses, 5.4 continuing education hours to social workers, and 5.75 education hours to direct care staff

If you are interested in having a course presented at your facility, CLICK HERE to contact Karen Lilla.

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