Substance Disorders and Sexuality

Alcohol and recreational drugs can create sexual problems. People also abuse drugs and alcohol for their effect on sexual performance and sensation. The focus of this course is understanding both phenomenon.
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Course Introduction

Program Content
After taking this course, participants will be able to describe the effects of various legal and illegal drugs on sexual, emotional, and relationship function. They will apply a sexual health model to recovery and name the types of ancillary services needed to assess and improve sexual health. Participants will also describe some specific effects of alcohol and other drugs on female sexual function. Finally, they will describe risk factors associated with recreational use of medications for erectile dysfunction.

Course Objectives
As a result of taking this course, you will be able to:
1. Describe the effects of various drugs on sexual, emotional, and relationship function
2. Apply a model of sexual health in recovering from concomitant substance abuse and sexual dysfunction
3. Describe risk factors associated with recreational use of medications for erectile dysfunction in college-age males

Total CE Hours: 3
*If seeking AASECT certification, these hours may count as the following:
Area L: 3 hours

Exam and Evaluation
You are required to take an exam to demonstrate that you read and understood the material. This course contains two exams and one evaluation. You will have three tries on each exam to pass at 80% or better. Once you complete the course 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
Purchase this course by clicking on the "Enroll" button.
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
After taking this course, participants will be able to describe the effects of various legal and illegal drugs on sexual, emotional, and relationship function. They will apply a sexual health model to recovery and name the types of ancillary services needed to assess and improve sexual health. Participants will also describe some specific effects of alcohol and other drugs on female sexual function. Finally, they will describe risk factors associated with recreational use of medications for erectile dysfunction.

Course Objectives
As a result of taking this course, you will be able to:
1. Describe the effects of various drugs on sexual, emotional, and relationship function
2. Apply a model of sexual health in recovering from concomitant substance abuse and sexual dysfunction
3. Describe risk factors associated with recreational use of medications for erectile dysfunction in college-age males

Total CE Hours: 3
*If seeking AASECT certification, these hours may count as the following:
Area L: 3 hours

Exam and Evaluation
You are required to take an exam to demonstrate that you read and understood the material. This course contains two exams and one evaluation. You will have three tries on each exam to pass at 80% or better. Once you complete the course 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
Purchase this course by clicking on the "Enroll" button.
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.