2014 Mini Course/Lecture Series on Disabilities
The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University hosts guest speakers and lecturers several times each year for its Mini Course/Lecture Series on Disabilities. Experts in a wide variety of fields including Disability Studies, Assistive Technology, Leadership Development, and Social Policy present lectures and programs to students, parents, teachers and other professionals in the field of disabilities.
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Sexuality and People with Intellectual Disabilities
Presented by Dave Hingsburger, internationally acclaimed lecturer
MONDAY, JULY 21
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM (registration 8:30 AM)
The Conference Center at Central Penn College
600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093-0309
Directions and campus map: www.centralpenn.edu/utility/directions. The conference center is located in Building #22 on the map.
About the Topic
When disability and sexuality intersect, attitudes often collide. This workshop begins by looking at the various "realizations" that people need to have when working with those who have an intellectual disability who wish to express their sexual/relationship needs. Also, a fun look at myths and mythologies of sexuality and disability will be explored.
About the Presenter
Dave Hingsburger - Mr. Hingsburger is Director of Clinical and Educational Services for Vita Community Living Services and is a primary consultant for the Sexuality Clinic at York Simcoe Behaviour Management Services, Ontario, Canada. Dave is an internationally recognized lecturer and works in private practice regarding service provision to people with intellectual disabilities, focusing primarily on problematic sexual behavior, understanding problem behavior and abuse prevention. He has published over 30 books, countless articles and is a regular contributor on radio and television shows. Dave has a B.A. in psychology at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, a certificate in Human Relations from Ryerson in Toronto, and his M. Ed. from the University of Toronto.
- Presentations are FREE (registration recommended).
- Permission to grant Social Work CEU's has been requested.
The Mini Course Lecture Series is a program of the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University.
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