Topics in Human Sexuality: Paraphilias and Paraphilic Disorders
Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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Course Created: 2017
Practice Level: Beginner to Intermediate
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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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The DSM 5 specifically identifies eight paraphilic disorders : voyeuristic, exhibitionistic, frotteuristic, sexual masochism, sexual sadism, pedophilic, fetishistic, and transvestic disorders. This continuing education human sexuality course will provide an overview of the sexual paraphillias including their etiology, expression and treatment.
This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.
- Discuss the sociocultural aspects of sexually atypical behaviors.
- Describe fetishism.
- Explain frotteriusm.
- Sexuality Across Cultures
- The Development of Atypical Sexual Behavior
- Sexual Paraphilas in DSM-5
- Counseling for Sexually Atypical Behavior
This organization, CE4Less, provider #1115, is approved as a provider for social work continuing
education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education ACE) program.
Ce4Less maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 8/8/2018-8/8/2021. Social workers should contact their
regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 1 continuing education clock hours.