CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS PROVIDED FOR: Texas LPCs, LMFTs, and LCSWs.
FULL CERTIFICATION PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:
SEX THERAPY EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Each class is 8 hours/CEUs.
60 hours of coursework in Human Sexuality Education and 60 hours of coursework in Sex Therapy Training.
History of Sexology**
Sexual and Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
Theories and Methods of Sex-Related Psychotherapy
Dynamics of Interpersonal Relationships
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities
Sexually Transmitted Infections and Safer Sex Practices
Substance Abuse and Sexuality
Atypical Sexual Behavior
Medical Factors That May Influence Sexuality
Marital Partnering and Family Dynamics
Sex-related Assessment and Diagnosis of Psychosexual Disorders
Intervention in Relationships with Sex/Intimacy Problems
Approaches to Medical Intervention in Treatment of Psychosexual Disorders and Sex Research
SEX THERAPY SUPERVISION
Individual Supervision is offered by approved Sex Therapy Supervisors online and live where available. NSTI will provide and facilitate the submission of supervision contracts to all applicable professional organizations. Group Supervision is offered by approved Sex Therapy Supervisors online and live where available and is held in 4-hour blocks. Limited to 4 participants per group session. Group supervision may only count toward a maximum of 50% of the 50 hours required for certification. Supervision must take place over the course of at least 12 months and no more than 24 months.
SEX THERAPY INTERNSHIP
250 direct hours required for certification. Must be completed in a minimum of 12 months under supervision by an approved supervisor.
SAR-SEXUAL ATTITUDE REASSESSMENT WORKSHOP
This 1.5-day class is meant to help challenge and reshape your current belief system regarding your own sexuality and the sexuality of your potential clients. There are 12 CEUs awarded for this workshop.