HEALTHCARE PROVIDER EDUCATION 

UPDATED:

The Clinicans Guide to Care of Kinky Patients ->

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A Sampling of our PRESENTATIONS​
  • November 2020 upcoming Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Meeting 

  • November 2020 upcoming Sexual Medicine Society with Richard Sprott and Anna Randall 

  • August 2020, American Psychological Association, with Richard Sprott and Anna Randall 

  • Feb 8 and 15, Elements in Clinical Care of Clients with Kink Interests, Oakland, CA

  • 2020 "Psychobiology of SM" for the Queer Leather Association Sacramento, CA

  • Jan 2020, "Playing with Dark Emotions: mind fucks, humiliation, objectification, and more" The Citadel in San Francisco

  • Jan 2019, "Elements and Innovations in Kink Mental Health Care" a clinical training in Redwood City, CA.

  • December 3, 2016 in alliance with The Southwest Sexual Alliance TASHRA is presenting a one day training for psychotherapists. 

  • Sept 2015, Los Angeles, CA  CATALYSTCON Sept 12-13 "Is Kink an Orientation?" "Black and Blues - When Bruises become Bruised Feelings" 

  • August 2015 Toronto Canada, 50 Shades of Grey in Therapy: Working with BDSM/Kink Sexualities and Communities.

  • 2015 American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Honolulu, Hawaii. With Richard Sprott, Ph.D., Keely Kolmes, Psy.D. and Ryan Witherspoon, M.A.

  • July 2015, Chicago Il  7th Annual CARAS RESEARCH Conference

  • June 2015 Minneapolis, Mn.  AASECT Conference, June 3-7 "The Complexity of Relating amongst Kink Folks" 

  • April 2015 SAn Francisco, CA LGBT Healthcare Seminar at UCSF Medical School "The LGBT Faces of KINK"

  • Nov. 2014 Presenting current findings of the Kink Health Project at the SSSS - Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Conference in Omaha, Nebraska

  • June 2014 - Monterey CA, AASECT National Conference (American Assn of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists) Panel members on "Kink and Community

  • May 2014 - in San Jose, CA International Ms. Leather Conference presentation on recent research findings 

  • April 2014 -  LGBT Healthcare Seminar at UCSF Medical School "The Faces of KINK - The faces of LGBT kink folks"

  • September 27th and 28th, 2013. 6th Annual Alternative Sexualities Conference sponsored by CARAS Research in San Francisco

  • July 31st, 2013. 50 Shades of Grey in Therapy: Working with BDSM/Kink Sexualities and Communities. 2013 American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Honolulu, Hawaii. With Richard Sprott, Ph.D., Keely Kolmes, Psy.D. and Ryan Witherspoon, M.A.

MORE RESOURCES FROM OUR COLLABORATORS



Beyond Whips & Chains: What Medical Students Need to Know about BDSM.
Informative and thoughtful presentation for medical providers about what BDSM IS and ISN'T written by Sara Thorp. A must see for every healthcare provider.

 

IMPACT. A 6 minute video featuring one of our Community Advisory Board members, Mollena Williams, "playing" with a variety of tops. This is a great introduction for clinicians who wonder what real life BDSM can be like. A few images may be disturbing, but you may be surprised at how lighthearted and funny much of the play is.

 

Addressing the Healthcare Needs of Sexual Minorities Patients. A nicely written article by Charles Moser, PhD, MD, the foremost expert on the medical care of kinksters.



Health Care Without Shame, by Charles Moser, PhD, MD. An excellent and practical book full of information for clinicians.

 

The difference between BDSM and abuse. A useful guide from www.bdsmtrainingacademy.com. 

 

Patient Sexual Health History: What You Need to Know to Help.  A 10 minute video on taking a balanced and open-minded sexual history. Surprisingly progressive for the AMA!

 COMING SOON! 
 
  • More medical professional & student seminars
  • TASHRA's Training Institute will be scheduling more workshops for practicing physical and mental health providers
  • "Kink-Care Hotline" for medical professionals
 
                      STAY TUNED !                           
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