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.
Caregiver Training & Sex Education | Learning BCBA CEU Credits: 3
Makenzie is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst dedicated to providing child-centered and innovative ABA services. Makenzie holds degrees in psychology, and child development, along with graduate degrees in both special education and ABA. She has worked in the public school system for over 8 years ensuring students have effective behavior support plans and the skills to be successful in whatever life path brings joy and fulfillment. Additionally, Makenzie Danis is a Certified Sexuality Educator through the Sexual Health Alliance. She believes firmly that all individuals, including through with disabilities, have a right to comprehensive sex education. Makenzie is also trained in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in both small groups and individual therapy. She is the proud owner of Danis Behavioral Solutions, which provides affirming behavioral support to individuals and families, along with progressive supervision services to future BCBAs.
- Identify appropriate opportunities to incorporate sex education into caregiver training while remaining without our scope of practice
- Identify and describe ways sex education can look at different developmental milestones
- Understand and respond to the role of shame and caregiver stress within parent training
- Describe cultural competency and how to incorporate an ongoing self management system into your practice as a professional
- Operationally define a sexual behavior in order develop client specific goals and data collection procedures within caregiver training