**This course will provide the participant with 10 Total BACB® CEUs, 7 CEUs under General Learning and 3 CEUs under Ethics Learning**
Description of Event: Did you know ABA has a sexy side? Actually, it’s not very glamorous, but Sexual Behavior Analysis (SBA) is extremely important! This course will provide attendees with an intensive and thorough base training in a variety of vital areas when addressing sexual and/or sociosexual behavior. Presented by the owner of Empowered: A Center for Sexuality LLC, which has been home to multiple known SMEs in sexual behavior, this workshop contains a blend of didactic instruction, vignettes, and experiential learning to provide attendees with the base skills needed to safely and ethically begin this type of work.
About the Instructor: Nicholas Maio-Aether owns Empowered: A Center for Sexuality in St Louis, where he and his occasional teams of partnered Universities' students work to assist humans with and without disabilities achieve sexual access, sexual freedom, gender affirmation, and self-control of compulsive behaviors. Nicholas works throughout the US training BCBAs/Behavior Analysts so persons in Individualized Supportive Living (ISL) programs gain access to applicable and generalizable comprehensive sex ed and sexual opportunities. Nicholas provides Sexual Behavior Analysis, and has assisted polycules, kinksters, gay couples, trans and nonbinary humans, among others, on their journeys. Trained by GLSEN in 2003, Nicholas started Gay-Straight Alliances across Alaska while in high school, and provided them sex ed materials and trainings. Nicholas spent five years managing Hustler Hollywood in St Louis before moving into Behavior Analysis, and joined AASECT, where he currently sits on two committees. He then completed a Sex Therapy practicum under Linda Weiner, LMSW, CSTS, in 2019 before getting a second Masters in Marriage & Family Therapy, and meeting those hour requirements under Angela Skurtu, LMFT, CST, along with his LGBTQIA+ Family Systems Specialist certificate in 2021. He is now a PhD candidate in Clinical Sexology at Modern Sex Therapy Institutes.
Target Audience: BCBAs working with human beings of any age or population, with an emphasis on intellectual disabilities and Autism.
To earn credit, you will be required to attend the live online session, complete both parts of the final quiz by February 13, 2022.