Topics in Human Sexuality: Sexuality Across the Lifespan - Childhood & Adolescence
Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D. is a psychologist in private practice specializing in eating disorders, as well as dual addictions, trauma, domestic violence and depression. She conducts individual and couples therapy with adolescent and adult clients. In addition to authoring numerous mental health courses she frequently blogs and writes newspaper articles about mental health topics.
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This course is part of the 10 hour course Human Sexuality which you can see here
This continuing education human sexuality course will review the development of sexuality using a lifespan perspective. It will focus on sexuality in infancy, childhood and adolescence. It will discuss biological and psychological milestones as well as theories of attachment and psychosexual development.
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- Freud’s Contributions to Our Understanding of Sexual Development
- Sexuality In Childhood (Birth To Age 2)
- Sexuality In Early Childhood (Ages 3 to 7)
- Sexuality in Preadolescence (Ages 8 to 12)
- Sexuality in Adolescence (Age 13 to 19)
- Discuss Freud’s theory of psychosexual development.
- Describe the development of attachment bonds and its relationship to sexuality.
- Discuss the incidence of teen pregnancy.