An Intimate Workshop—A Sexy Topic

An Intimate Workshop—A Sexy Topic

Barry’s Family CARE Center and the The Florida Association of Marriage and Family Therapy are hosting a professional development workshop for students, alumni, and mental health professionals. The workshop hopes to educate you on how to assess messages, role models, and the media’s presentation on able-bodied intimacy experiences.

Date: Saturday, May 10
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Barry University, Miami Shores, FL
Room: Landon 110
Cost: (lunch and 7 CEs included) Attendees - $100 Barry Students - $60
*Call for group rates

The workshop, led by Dr. Marilyn K. Volker and titled Transitions in Intimacy: Disease, Body Changes, & Disability, will have panel members that are real experts who live with diseases, body changes, and disabilities.

Are you ready for a challenge that will make all of us re-think and re-frame societal messages and a discussion on the process of building sexual/intimate self-esteem from unique lenses and life experiences?

Participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the four components of sexual identity.
  2. List 8 types of intimacy
  3. Target specific challenges of sexual/intimate development impacted by diseases, disabilities, and body changes
  4. Recall strategies for sexual/intimate esteem building when living with diseases, disabilities, and body changes
  5. Cite 3 resources helpful for professionals working with patients living with diseases, disabilities, and body changes

About the Presenter

Dr. Marilyn K. Volker, is a Diplomat of the American Board of Sexology and an Associate Fellow of The American Academy of Clinical Sexologists. With 37 years of experience in the field of sexology, Dr. Volker has served as sexuality consultant for a variety of addiction treatment facilities state and nationwide and has written articles addressing sexuality issues in recovery. She trains counselors to become sex therapists through the Florida Post-Graduate Sex Therapy Training Institute and The Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Sexology for Sex Therapists. She teaches in the sexuality programs for three medical schools.

For more information or questions, contact Anna Dow by calling (305)899-3701 or emailing to reserve a seat.