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BEHP1096: Sexuality and Instructing Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder is a Course

BEHP1096: Sexuality and Instructing Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Time limit: 14 days
2.0 credits

$26 Enroll

Full course description

Time: 1 hour, 35 minutes
Credit: 2 Learning BACB CEs

Presenter: Peter F. Gerhardt, Ed.D.

Course Description: Covers the role of the behavior analyst and the context it plays in defining appropriate sexual behavior. Includes why sexuality should be addressed and defines how the responsibilities of this education fall under the purview of the 
behavior analyst. Also includes proactive behavioral interventions that can be used to teach sexuality competencies. Discusses the challenges and myths associated with teaching the importance of sexuality to learners with ASD.

Objectives:

  • Understand the role of the behavior analyst and the context it plays in defining appropriate sexual behavior
  • Learn why sexuality should be addressed and defined responsibilities of this education falling under the purview of the behavior analyst
  • Describe proactive behavioral interventions that can be used to teach sexuality competencies
  • Understand the importance of learning and teaching three key areas of sexuality
  • Understand the challenges and myths associated with teaching learners with ASD the importance of sexuality

Keywords: Sexual instruction, intimacy, autism, education, developmental disabilities, sexual behavior

Rating: This course is geared toward practitioners, behavior analysts and therapists with a strong understanding of the principles of behavior analysis. 

Access: 2 weeks


Note: The two weeks' access begins at the time of purchase, not the time of log in; purchasing multiple course subscriptions will not extend your access.      

Effective July 23, 2018, each ABA type-2 on-demand CE course may be extended a maximum of three times within six months of the original course purchase. After six months from the original date of purchase, the course will need to be purchased again.

​If you experience problems when registering, please email abareg@fit.edu.

Important note:  If you are taking this course to maintain your BACB certification, you will need to write your certification number to your certificate of completion, as the BACB requires that your certificate of completion includes your certification number.


Refund Policy

Refunds are not provided once a course has been accessed.


These workshops are presented in partnership between the Florida Tech ABA Online program and ABA Technologies, Inc. ABA Technologies, Inc., is a BACB-approved provider of type-2 continuing education hours (provider number: OP-02-0023).