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Issues and Concerns When Working with Young Adult Men with Potential Problematic Sexual Behaviors

Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking begin 8:30 am

3.0 CE credits

3.0 Act 48 credits

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The internet is a vast, exciting world. However, with this there may be emerging risks to sexual development. Clinicians may be called on to help clients, particularly our younger generation, understand these potentially confusing messages while continuing the balancing act of helping them navigate their sexuality. This presentation will discuss the nature of pornography today. This presentation will next discuss the issues and concerns common when working with young adults who present with potential problematic sexual behaviors. This population is a unique group from both adolescents and mature adults and their unique treatment needs will be illuminated. 

Mary Dietch, JD, PsyD.

Dr. Deitch is the president of the Society for Advancement of Sexual Health and owner/operator of Deitch Therapy and Consulting, LLC in Woodlyn, PA. Deitch Therapy and Consulting is an outpatient center for the treatment and assessment of problematic sexual behaviors and boundary violations as well as consultation and education for providers. Dr. Deitch specializes in working with problematic sexual behaviors including offending behaviors, schema focused therapy, relapse prevention, assessment and trauma. Dr. Deitch has presented nationally and internationally on the treatment of problematic sexual behaviors, assessment of physicians, vicarious trauma, and offending behaviors. Dr. Deitch is the former Program Director for the Keystone Center Extended Care Unit a residential program dedicated to the treatment of those struggling with sexual addiction.

Dr. Deitch was also a consultant and supervisor for Victim Services Center of Montgomery County, Inc a non-profit agency working with those who are victims of crime and their significant others. Dr. Deitch’s main focus there was supervising students working with children via play therapy and adults utilizing an empowerment model. Dr. Deitch also served as adjunct faculty at Widener University Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology and most recently taught on topics related to merging the fields of psychology and law.

VENUE: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM),  Rowland Hall 340B/C

Address: 4170 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Starts: Friday, November 10, 2017 8:30am

Ends: Friday, November 10, 2017 12pm