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Spring Workshop 2019.pdf

Registration is Open!
April 23, 2019 - Pineville, LA

April 25, 2019 - Baton Rouge, LA

Relationships, Intimacy, Sexuality:

The Do’s and Don’ts for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

John C. Simoneaux, Ph.D.

Forensic Psychologist

Click below for locations, CEU information, objectives, and other workshop details.

Spring Workshop 2019 Flyer Final.pdf

Upcoming events

    • Tue, April 23, 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Kees Park Community Center, 2450 LA-28, Pineville, LA 71360
    • 92
    Register

    Relationships, Intimacy, Sexuality: The Do’s and Don’ts for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

    Presented By: John C. Simoneaux, PhD

    Objectives:

    This workshop is designed to help you:

    1. Discuss the most recent data regarding the scope of the problem relating to sexual abuse and the developmentally disabled.

    2. Analyze the complexities of legal standards as they relate to sexual abuse/victimization with specific attention being paid to legal competencies.

    3. Explain the emotional/legal/social consequences of sexual abuse/victimization to the developmentally disabled survivors and perpetrators of sexual abuse.

    4. Utilize treatment strategies and behavior management techniques as they relate to survivors and perpetrators.

    5. Apply techniques to ensure community inclusion for developmentally disabled individuals with problems relating to sexuality.

    6. Critique the legal rights of developmentally disabled individuals relative to sexual expression and behavior.

    7. Discuss relevant examples of sexual education programs for those with developmentally disabilities.

    8. Create behavior management strategies for a variety of problematic sexual behaviors on the part of individuals with developmental disabilities individuals.

    This workshop is pre-approved for the following CEUs: 

    Social Work: 6.0 hrs

    Nursing: 6.0 hrs

    Psychology: 6.0 hrs

    LPC: 6.0 hrs

    Substance Abuse Counselors: 6.0 hrs


    • Thu, April 25, 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Goodwood Library - 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70806
    • 100
    Register

    Relationships, Intimacy, Sexuality: The Do’s and Don’ts for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

    Presented By: John C. Simoneaux, PhD

    Objectives:

    This workshop is designed to help you:

    1. Discuss the most recent data regarding the scope of the problem relating to sexual abuse and the developmentally disabled.

    2. Analyze the complexities of legal standards as they relate to sexual abuse/victimization with specific attention being paid to legal competencies.

    3. Explain the emotional/legal/social consequences of sexual abuse/victimization to the developmentally disabled survivors and perpetrators of sexual abuse.

    4. Utilize treatment strategies and behavior management techniques as they relate to survivors and perpetrators.

    5. Apply techniques to ensure community inclusion for developmentally disabled individuals with problems relating to sexuality.

    6. Critique the legal rights of developmentally disabled individuals relative to sexual expression and behavior.

    7. Discuss relevant examples of sexual education programs for those with developmentally disabilities.

    8. Create behavior management strategies for a variety of problematic sexual behaviors on the part of individuals with developmental disabilities individuals.

    This workshop is pre-approved for the following CEUs: 

    Social Work: 6.0 hrs

    Nursing: 6.0 hrs

    Psychology: 6.0 hrs

    LPC: 6.0 hrs

    Substance Abuse Counselors: 6.0 hrs


The Conference Committee is soliciting proposals for presentations at the 2019 AAIDD-LA Annual Meeting and Conference in Alexandria, Louisiana on

September 18-20, 2019

Proposals are encouraged from all individuals and organizations that address up-to-date practice issues, research, innovative trends, and real-life examples that promote opportunities, inclusion, and quality of supports and services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

2019 Call For Papers

National AAIDD Mission
AAIDD promotes progressive policies, sound research, effective practices, and universal human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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