What Is Sexual Health?

You can't achieve optimal sexual health if you don't know what it is. Learn definitions and approaches to sexual health.
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Course Introduction

Program Content
Before you can begin assessing common sexual problems, you must have an understanding of treatment outcomes. In this course, you will understand the WHO definition of sexual health in detail. You will also learn the tenets of good (or great) sex from the standpoint of two pairs of sexologists, Kleinplatz & Marden, and Metz & McCarthy. From Kleinplatz & Marden, you'll have a useful model that includes six building blocks for optimal sex, and from Metz & McCarthy, you'll learn the elements of their "Good-Enough sex model."

Course Objectives
As a result of taking this course, you will be able to:
1. Describe at least three components of the WHO definition of sexual health
2. Utilize two models to conceptualize sexual health

Total CE Hours: 2
*If seeking AASECT certification, these hours may count as the following:
Area H: 2 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 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
Before you can begin assessing common sexual problems, you must have an understanding of treatment outcomes. In this course, you will understand the WHO definition of sexual health in detail. You will also learn the tenets of good (or great) sex from the standpoint of two pairs of sexologists, Kleinplatz & Marden, and Metz & McCarthy. From Kleinplatz & Marden, you'll have a useful model that includes six building blocks for optimal sex, and from Metz & McCarthy, you'll learn the elements of their "Good-Enough sex model."

Course Objectives
As a result of taking this course, you will be able to:
1. Describe at least three components of the WHO definition of sexual health
2. Utilize two models to conceptualize sexual health

Total CE Hours: 2
*If seeking AASECT certification, these hours may count as the following:
Area H: 2 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 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.