Diagnosis of Sexual Dysfunctions & Disorders Part 1

  • Instructor: Dr. Samantha Robinson

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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Workshop Contents will only be available after successful registration.

Price

Plan Name Price
This workshop: $ 245.00

Instructor

Dr. Samantha Robinson

Dr. Samantha Robinson graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 2016 with a Master’s degree in Social Work. Shortly after, she discovered the IICS program and initiated the doctoral program in 2017, successfully defended her dissertation and graduated with her Ph.D in 2021. While seeking higher education at a young age, Samantha has worked with individuals, families and groups across the lifespan as a therapist. Samantha’s youngest client was 6 months of age and oldest client was 101 years of age. She has worked with a wide variety of mental health concerns and developed her training around sexual health throughout the course of her career. She has not developed a niche within the field of human sexuality because she loves it all. Samantha provides queer-affirming, sex positive, sex work positive and kink aware care for her clients. Her passion for having courageous conversation around sexuality is contagious. She provides a safe space and holds both the education and therapeutic value of the topic at hand while she teaches. Samantha is a qualified supervisor for the state of Florida and has her LCSW.

Courses by this instructor

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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