Learning Theory and Sexual Health

Fulfills AASECT requirement. Preventing HIV/AIDS and HPV, family planning, and issues like consensual sex can all be influenced by public health messages. In this 3 CE course, learn three learning approaches that can be used to design programs and messages. APA and AASECT-approved.
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Course Introduction

Program Content
As sexologists, we have a responsibility to convey accurate, useable information about different topics to various audiences, such as prevention of STIs. As such, AASECT requires that we have knowledge of learning theory and methods. In this course, you will have an overview of various learning theories, including the health belief model, and their applicability.

Course Objectives
As a result of taking this course, you will be able to:
1. Describe three major theoretical models used in sexual health education
2. Describe how each theoretical model in the course can be used to effect changes in sexual behavior
3. Describe two examples of studies that used learning theory to understand change in sexual behavior

Total CE Hours: 3.5
*If seeking AASECT certification, these hours may count as the following:
Area N: 3.5 hours

Exam and Evaluation
You are required to take an exam to demonstrate that you read and understood the material. This course contains one exam and one evaluation. You will have three tries on the exam to pass at 80% or better. Once you complete the evaluation, you will be able to automatically download your certificate of completion.

Fine Print
Psychologists: TBI is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TBI maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.
Registered Nurses: TBI is an approved provider of continuing education by the Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 16394.
AASECT Members: TBI is approved by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists to provide continuing education units toward certification as a Sex Therapist or Counselor, Provider #12-13-Q.

Registration Requirements
This course is part of our program bundles. You will automatically be enrolled in this course upon registering for the Core Knowledge, Blended Learning or International Program.
Privacy statement: We will never distribute your information to anyone.

Course Author
Dr. Stephanie Buehler is a licensed psychologist, AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, and author of several books including What Every Mental Health Professional Needs to Know About Sex, 2nd Ed. For more information, please see below.
Program Content
As sexologists, we have a responsibility to convey accurate, useable information about different topics to various audiences, such as prevention of STIs. As such, AASECT requires that we have knowledge of learning theory and methods. In this course, you will have an overview of various learning theories, including the health belief model, and their applicability.

Course Objectives
As a result of taking this course, you will be able to:
1. Describe three major theoretical models used in sexual health education
2. Describe how each theoretical model in the course can be used to effect changes in sexual behavior
3. Describe two examples of studies that used learning theory to understand change in sexual behavior

Total CE Hours: 3.5
*If seeking AASECT certification, these hours may count as the following:
Area N: 3.5 hours

Exam and Evaluation
You are required to take an exam to demonstrate that you read and understood the material. This course contains one exam and one evaluation. You will have three tries on the exam to pass at 80% or better. Once you complete the evaluation, you will be able to automatically download your certificate of completion.

Fine Print
Psychologists: TBI is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TBI maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.
Registered Nurses: TBI is an approved provider of continuing education by the Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 16394.
AASECT Members: TBI is approved by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists to provide continuing education units toward certification as a Sex Therapist or Counselor, Provider #12-13-Q.

Registration Requirements
This course is part of our program bundles. You will automatically be enrolled in this course upon registering for the Core Knowledge, Blended Learning or International Program.
Privacy statement: We will never distribute your information to anyone.

Course Author
Dr. Stephanie Buehler is a licensed psychologist, AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, and author of several books including What Every Mental Health Professional Needs to Know About Sex, 2nd Ed. For more information, please see below.