Digital Seminar

Sexuality and Sexual Behavior Challenges for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum



Join Cara Daily, PhD, BCBA, as she guides you through sex education topics geared specifically towards those on the spectrum, including—puberty, dating, sex, masturbation, stalking behaviours, pornography and other challenging topics for those with ASD. You’ll learn the top 10 reasons those with ASD engage in inappropriate sexual behaviours and the best strategies to help them engage in more appropriate sexual behaviours.  


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Average Rating:
   5
Faculty:
Cara Marker Daily, PhD, BCBA
Duration:
1 Hour 33 Minutes
Copyright:
Mar 02, 2021
Product Code:
POS064805
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD
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Never expires.

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Licensed Pediatric Psychologist

Daily Behavioral Health


Cara Marker Daily, PhD, BCBA, is a licensed psychologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 20 years of experience providing assessment and treatment for children, adolescents and young adults with autism in the home, school, hospital and community settings. She works directly with educators, speech/language pathologists, occupational therapists, BCBAs and other professionals. Dr. Daily is the president and training director of Daily Behavioral Health, a leading behavioral health provider in northeast Ohio specializing in assessment, consultation, and treatment of autism, anxiety and disruptive behavior disorders. She is the founder and executive director of the Building Behaviors Autism Center, which has received numerous grants to provide free and reduced cost applied behavioral analysis services to individuals with autism.

Dr. Daily has written several cognitive-behavioral and behavioral-based curriculums focusing on teaching daily living skills to children with autism and published a peer-reviewed journal article supporting evidence for success of these programs. She has presented nationally on topics of autism, disruptive behaviors disorders, anxiety and chronic health conditions in the pediatric population. Dr. Daily has been featured in radio, television, and other media platforms in northeast Ohio. She is the author of The Key to Autism: An Evidence-Based Workbook for Assessing and Treating Children & Adolescents (PESI, 2016).

Dr. Daily received her Ph.D. in School Psychology at the University of South Carolina, and completed an internship in Pediatric Psychology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a postdoctoral fellowship in Pediatric Psychology at The Children’s Hospital at The Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Daily is a member of the Department of Pediatrics at Fairview Hospital at the Cleveland Clinic, the American Psychological Association, the Ohio Psychological Association, and the Christian Association of Psychological Studies.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Cara Marker Daily is the president/training director for Daily Behavioral Health, Inc. She is the founder/executive director of the Building Behaviors Autism Center. She is a compensated consultant for Rethink Autism. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Cara Marker Daily has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


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Objectives

  1. Determine the function of inappropriate sexualized behaviours.
  2. Utilize developmentally appropriate interventions to teach clients with ASD how to engage in appropriate sexual behaviours.
  3. Propose strategies to assist clients in navigating challenging social interactions focused on dating and sex within the ASD population.
  4. Implement strategies to promote positive sexual health in the ASD population.

Outline

Reasons Why Inappropriate Sexualized Behaviour Occurs 

  • The role of ASD severity 
  • Sensory and social issues 
  • Psychopharmacological effects on sexualized behaviours 
  • The history of poor sex education and what should be taught 

Understanding Puberty 

  • Body awareness and exploration of self 
  • Stages of puberty 
  • Hygiene and sexual health     

Teaching Dating and Sex 

  • Break down the steps of dating and sex 
  • Use of visuals and social stories 
  • Special Interests and sex 

Exploring What is Appropriate in Masturbation and Pornography 

  • Differences in lower versus higher functioning individuals 
  • Structured visual schedules to teach more appropriate behaviours 

Reducing Indecent Exposure and Stalking Behaviours 

  • Determining the function of these behaviours 
  • Tools to gradually decrease inappropriate sexual behaviours 

Navigating other clinical considerations 

  • LGBTQ statistics and ASD 
  • Strategies to reduce inappropriate screen use

Target Audience

  • Licensed Clinical/Mental Health Counselors 
  • Nurses 
  • Occupational Therapists 
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants 
  • Psychologists 
  • School Administrators 
  • Social Workers 
  • Speech-Language Pathologists 
  • Teachers/School-Based Personnel  

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Total Reviews: 3

Comments

Amy S - COMMERCE CITY, Colorado

"This was incredibly informative and helpful. She is a great presenter."

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