Bellwood Health Services
175 Brentcliffe Road | Toronto ON, Canada, M4G 0C5 | Ph: (886) 926-0424 | https://edgewoodhealthnetwork.com
"Sex and Porn Addiction: A Basic Course in Differential Diagnosis and Treatment Planning"
Sexually compulsive and addictive behaviors have become a common presenting problem for today's clinician, whether it emerges in the form of pornography addiction, use of "hook up" apps, or emerges as part of marital conflict. Dr. Adams will discuss the current state of the field of compulsive sexual behavior and pornography addiction, including the most up to date research and information on diagnosis, etiology, and treatment. The systemic impact on the family will also be briefly addressed including the traumatic impact of this behavior on partners and treating the family using a relational paradigm.
Mental Health Practitioners, Licensed Social Workers (LSW), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Psychologists, Psychiatrist, Medical Doctors (MD), Certified Addiction Counselors
(8) CE Hours*
*This is an introductory workshop for individuals who have not been certified by IITAP. It is not eligible for IITAP renewal CEs.
8:30 am – 5:00 pm Friday (Lunch is Included)
8:30 am-10:00 am Class/ 10:00 am-10:15 am Break
12:00 pm-12:30 pm Lunch/ 12:30 pm-3:00 pm Class
3:00 pm-3:15 pm Break/ 3:15 pm-5:00 pm Class
$50.00 USD* - Early Bird Registration Fees End on October 31st, 2019
$75.00 USD* - Standard Registration Fees Start on November 1st, 2019
As this is a 1-day workshop, there is no group hotel or special room block available at any hotel.
Parking is available for $14.00 in the garage at the Bellwood Health Services Treatment Facility and some offsite / street parking is also available. Please pay special attention to the signs posted on the street.
Please fly into Toronto Pearson International Airport. The Airport Code is YYZ for reference.
Transportation / Transfers Information:
All participants are responsible for getting themselves to/from the training. There will be no transportation or transfers provided.
For a full refund, a written cancellation notice must be received by IITAP no later than 30 days prior to the scheduled event. Cancellations received less than 30 days prior to the scheduled event will be refunded less a $25 cancellation fee. No refund will be given as of the first day of the scheduled event. Allow 6 weeks for refund.
CE Hours and Accrediting Institutions: This workshop is eligible for (8) CE Hours.
This IITAP workshop has been approved by the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF) to award (8) CEU's upon completion.
IITAP is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. IITAP maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Course meets criteria for 8 hours of continuing education credit hours for psychologists.
IITAP is an Approved Continuing Education provider (ACEP) for the following agencies:
- National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors – NAADAC #92253.
- California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists – CAMFT #13543.
- New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0224.
- New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists.#MFT-0031.
- New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors.#MHC-0060.
- IITAP has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6251. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. IITAP is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
1) Describe new research on the diagnosis of sexually compulsive and addictive behavior.
2) Discuss new research on pornography addiction.
3) Explain the role of trauma and attachment disruption as etiological factors in the development of compulsive and addictive sexual behavior.
4) Explain the key differences between treating sex addiction and sex offending.
5) Discuss the complexities of differential diagnosis with this population.
6) Explain common co-morbidities and how they influence treatment.
7) Identify a partner’s common responses to discovery of sexual addiction in their relationship.
8) Utilize some therapeutic strategies for assisting couples that have been traumatized by sexual addiction.
The Faculty conflict of interest statement can be found at https://iitap.com/page/faculty.
For questions, accommodations requests, or to report a grievance please call the IITAP Office at 480-575-6853.