Learn how sexologists roll. What sort of instruments are used to measure sexual response? How do researchers collect and analyze data about sexual behaviors and attitudes? This is a standalone course that is designed to help meet AASECT Core Knowledge requirements. APA and AASECT-approved.
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AASECT wisely requires that everyone seeking certification understand research methods in the field of sexology. Whether you want to conduct research or be able to read and comprehend it so that you can apply what you've learned to your practice, this brief practical 2.5 CE course will help. Those of you who are very familiar with research methods may want to bypass the PowerPoint lecture and take the quiz directly.
This course is recommended both as an introduction to the topic as well as an update for more experienced practitioners of sex and relationship therapy.
As a result of taking this course, you will be able to:
1. Differentiate at least three major methods that are used in sexological research.
2. Distinguish the advantages and disadvantages of at least three major research methods.
3. Name at least three physiological measures of sexual function and describe their use.
Exam and Evaluation
You are required to take a 24-item exam to demonstrate that you read and understood the material; you have three tries to pass at 80% or better. Once you complete the course evaluation, you will be able to automatically download your certificate of completion.
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 CEP16394.
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.
If seeking AASECT certification, these hours may count as follows:
Core Knowledge Area: Q (2.5 hours)
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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.