Diagnosis of Sexual Dysfunctions & Disorders Part 1

  • Instructor: Dr. Carol Clark

Description

This course will define atypical sexual behavior in the context of culture, history, and the law. It will cover DSM diagnoses for sexual dysfunctions and paraphilias, differential diagnoses for sexual dysfunctions and how to distinguish as well as understand the causes. Students will learn how to define and diagnose sexual addiction, complete a diagnostic interview and be able to screen for medical causes of dysfunction.

Objectives

This class is designed to teach students to:

  1. Describe changes in nomenclature and definitions from DSM-IV-TR to DSM-5
  2. List and discuss DSM diagnoses for sexual dysfunctions.
  3. Categorize disorders according to sexual response cycle.
  4. Explain the differential diagnoses for sexual dysfunctions and how to distinguish them.
  5. Identify sex similarities and differences in sexual satisfaction.
  6. Explain how gender equality, age, marital status, and “quality of life” are related to sexual satisfaction.
  7. Compare and contrast the theoretical explanations for the possible causes of sexual dysfunctions and disorders.
  8. Define sex addiction from a conceptual perspective.
  9. Assess for sex addiction.
  10. Differentiate sex addiction from paraphilias.
  11. Prepare and implement a diagnostic interview.
  12. Utilize the Klein Orientation Grid.
  13. Utilize the Gomes Assessment Questionnaire.

Requirements

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Price

Plan Name Price
This workshop: $ 245.00

Instructor

Dr. Carol Clark

Dr. Carol Clark graduated from Trenton State College (now The College of New Jersey) in 1990 with a Master's degree in Counseling. She moved to Miami and, after attaining her license, became a Certified Addictions Professional through the Florida Certification Board. She then attended the American Academy of Clinical Sexologists and the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, thereby earning a doctoral degree and the right to the title of Sex Therapist. She is a Board Certified Sex Therapist through the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT), the American Board of Sexology (ABS), and the Therapist Certification Association (TCA). She taught Human Sexuality, Group Counseling, and Substance Abuse Counseling for 18 years at Carlos Albizu University in Miami and opened her own institutes of Addictions Therapy, Sex Therapy, and Transgender Care before launching the International Institute of Clinical Sexology. She is the author of Addict America: The Lost Connection, a valuable resource for both clinicians and the general public, as it explores the overall addictive manner in which we live our lives and how that disconnects us from ourselves, our relationships, and our spiritual lives.

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Courses by this instructor

Name Level Release Date
Basic Challenges with Gender Transition 10/05/2020
Differential diagnosis 05/14/2020

This course will define atypical sexual behavior in the context of culture, history, and the law. It will cover DSM diagnoses for sexual dysfunctions and paraphilias, differential diagnoses for sexual dysfunctions and how to distinguish as well as understand the causes. Students will learn how to define and diagnose sexual addiction, complete a diagnostic interview and be able to screen for medical causes of dysfunction.

Objectives

This class is designed to teach students to:

  1. Describe changes in nomenclature and definitions from DSM-IV-TR to DSM-5
  2. List and discuss DSM diagnoses for sexual dysfunctions.
  3. Categorize disorders according to sexual response cycle.
  4. Explain the differential diagnoses for sexual dysfunctions and how to distinguish them.
  5. Identify sex similarities and differences in sexual satisfaction.
  6. Explain how gender equality, age, marital status, and “quality of life” are related to sexual satisfaction.
  7. Compare and contrast the theoretical explanations for the possible causes of sexual dysfunctions and disorders.
  8. Define sex addiction from a conceptual perspective.
  9. Assess for sex addiction.
  10. Differentiate sex addiction from paraphilias.
  11. Prepare and implement a diagnostic interview.
  12. Utilize the Klein Orientation Grid.
  13. Utilize the Gomes Assessment Questionnaire.

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