Topics in Human Sexuality: Sexuality and Childhood Sexual Abuse
Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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Course Created: 2018
Practice Level: 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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Childhood sexual abuse presents many therapeutic challenges. Childhood sexual abuse is a betrayal of intimacy. As such,
relational problems of many types may result from past abuse. One of the primary areas in which this is seen are within
sexual relationships. Childhood sexual abuse often prevents survivors from achieving satisfying sexual relationships.This
continuing education human sexuality course will provide an overview of the impact of childhood sexual abuse on sexuality.
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.
- Identify the percentage of women who have experienced sexual abuse.
- Describe myths of male victimization.
- Explain the most common sexual problem among sexual abuse survivors.
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: 8/8/2015-8/8/2018. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.