Addressing Sex Education in Caregiving Training: Meeting the needs of all stakeholders #live

$28.00

Course Date: Saturday, October 29th, 2022 @ 12-2pm ET | 11-1pm CT|9-11am PT

Instructor: Makenzie Danis, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA

2 Ethics Learning Type BACB® CEUs provided upon course completion – full course description below

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**This course will provide the participant with 2 Ethics Type BACB CEUs**

Description of Learning Type CE Event: This training outlines how to ethically incorporate sex education into caregiver training, while addressing ( and affirming ) cultural factors, family dynamics, and the role of shame. The training provides an overview of what exactly caregiver training is and how to deliver effective training within your scope of practice. Additionally, attendees will learn how to implement ethical caregiver training in your own practice while strategically addressing sexual behaviors and providing sex education based on appropriate developmental milestones.

About the Instructor: Makenzie Danis is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst dedicated to providing child-centered and innovative ABA services. Makenzie holds degrees in psychology, child development, and graduate degrees in both special education and ABA. She has worked in the public school system for over 7 years ensuring students have effective behavior support plans and the skills to be successful in whatever life path brings joy and fulfillment. Makenzie Danis is currently pursuing an AASECT certification as a certified sex educator and has finalized her course work in this area as of January 2022 (yay!). She knows there are gaps in this area of education nationwide and is dedicated to working with families in order to target behaviors that come up around sexual health and individuals with developmental disabilities. Makenzie is also trained in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in both small groups and individual therapy. She is thrilled to be back, more recently, in the classroom teaching and providing BCBA school services.

Target Audience: This event is designed for anyone who wants to improve their caregiver trainer practices, address concepts related to sex education within the lens of caregiver training, and/or expand their understanding of cultural competency, family dynamics, and the role of shame. This training would be applicable to seasoned behavior analysts who want to expand their caregiver training practices or a newly minted BCBA who wants to know more about how to deliver caregiver training.