Presentation Topics

 

  • Children with Problematic Sexual Behavior: Who Are They and How Can We Help?
    1. Participants will be able to describe guidelines and strategies to facilitate examining sexual behavior of children and distinguish typical and problematic sexual behavior.
    2. Participants will be able to identify common misconceptions regarding children with problematic sexual behavior of youth.
    3. Participants will be able to identify risk and protective factors for children with problematic sexual behavior.
    4. Participants will be able to apply information and skills acquired to clinical practice with this population.
  • Clinical Decision Making for Preschool and School-Age Children with Problematic Sexual Behavior and Traumatic Stress Symptoms
    1. Participants will be able to differentiate between normative and problematic sexual behavior in children.
    2. Participants will learn about common reactions to traumatic stress in children.
    3. Participants will understand treatment decision making between evidence-based PSB-CBT and TF-CBT models.
    4. Participants will learn how to incorporate research supported treatment content for PSB info TF-CBT to reduce or eliminate trauma symptoms and problematic sexual behavior in children.
  • Community Change for Developmentally Appropriate Response to Problematic Sexual Behavior of Youth
    1. Participants will learn about efforts to address youth with problematic sexual behaviors, child victims, and caregivers with community-based approaches.
    2. Participants will learn about strategies to address messaging and approach to enhance engagement of parents of children with problematic sexual behavior.
    3. Participants will learn components of effective treatment approaches to address problematic sexual behavior in children.
    4. Participants will learn common barriers and strategies to overcome barriers for effective community responses.
  • Factors to Enhance Engagement and Services for Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior
    1. Participants will learn how choice of words can impact thoughts and behaviors when addressing problematic sexual behavior of youth.
    2. Participants will learn about raising awareness of the internal and external barriers that families face when engaging in treatment youth with problematic sexual behavior.
    3. Participants will gain understanding of caregiver perspectives on strategies professionals can utilize to facilitate family engagement.
    4. Participants will gain language and strategies to utilize as a professional to facilitate family engagement in services when youth have problematic sexual behaviors.
  • How CACs and MDTs can Improve Outcomes for Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior and Their Families
    1. Participants will learn about typical sexual development in childhood, problematic sexual behavior, and guidelines to evaluate the behavior.
    2. Participants will learn about evidence that counters common misconceptions about children with problematic sexual behavior.
    3. Participants will be able to identify research-supported components of treatment for youth with problematic sexual behavior.
    4. Participants will learn about efforts across the country to improve multidisciplinary efforts to identify, prevent, respond, and implement interventions for children with problematic sexual behavior.
  • Placement Decisions, Safety Planning, and Sibling Reunification in Cases of Children with Problematic Sexual Behavior
    1. Participants will learn about factors that impact placement decisions for children who have problematic sexual behavior.
    2. Participants will learn components of safety planning for children with problematic sexual behavior and how to address safety planning with families.
    3. Participants will learn components of safety planning for children with problematic sexual behavior and how to address safety planning in the schools.
    4. Participants will learn about strategies to enhance successful reunification of siblings.
    5. Participants will learn about characteristics of home environments that promote safety and protective factors.
  • Problematic Sexual Behavior in Children: Current Findings and Implications for Practice
    1. Participants will learn what is typical versus problematic sexual behavior in children.
    2. Participants will be able to identify research supported components of treatment for children with problematic sexual behavior.
    3. Participants will be able to differentiate between common misconceptions regarding children with problematic sexual behavior and what is supported by research.
    4. Participants will be able to identify strategies for how to educate and engage professionals across disciplines to better serve children with problematic sexual behavior, their child victims, and their caregivers.
  • Supporting Healthy Sexual Development and Addressing Problematic Sexual Behavior in Children
    1. Participants will learn guidelines to distinguish typical, concerning, and problematic sexual behavior in children.
    2. Participants will learn about risk and protective factors for healthy sexual development and problematic sexual behaviors in childhood.
    3. Participants will gain strategies to address messaging and approach to parents of children with problematic sexual behavior.
    4. Participants will learn components of effective prevention and treatment approaches to address problematic sexual behavior in children.
  • Youth in the Age of Technology: An Overview of Electronic and Online Sexual Behaviors
    1. Participants will understand rates and types of electronic and online sexual behaviors engaged in by children and adolescents.
    2. Participants will understand correlates, effects, and risks of youth engagement in electronic and online sexual behaviors.
    3. Participants will generate recommendations and potential solutions for families, providers, and policy-makers regarding youth engagement in electronic and online sexual behaviors.

 

*Please note - Presentation titles and learning objectives may change slightly based on target audience and location.

 

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