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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

No book to buy Duration: 1 hours
4.5 out of 5.0, Based on: 5,527 reviews

Course Summary

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.

Course Format

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.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the sociocultural aspects of sexually atypical behaviors.
  • Describe fetishism.
  • Explain frotteriusm.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Sexuality Across Cultures
  • The Development of Atypical Sexual Behavior
  • Sexual Paraphilas in DSM-5
  • Counseling for Sexually Atypical Behavior

Social Workers:

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.

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