A group of sex educators across the country have developed and released a set of educational standards titled the National Teacher Preparation Standards on Sexuality Education.
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National Teacher Preparation Standards on Sexuality Education Aim To Improve Training for Educators
Wendy Maltz's The Porn Trap Is Now Available in Chinese
Diplomate Certified Sex Therapist and longtime AASECT member Wendy Maltz's book The Porn Trap: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Problems Caused by Pornography (coauthored with her husband Larry Maltz) is now available in an (uncensored) Chinese translation.
Sandy L. Caron, PhD and Betsy Crane, Phd, Take Sexuality Education Abroad
Sandy L. Caron, PhD, has recently returned from abroad, where she offered a course through the University of Maine entitled Human Sexuality in Europe. Caron traveled with a dozen undergraduate students from London to Amsterdam to Stockholm. She previously offered a similar study course through Syracuse University from 1996-2005.
We Extend Our Condolences to Marti Barham, RN, PhD
AASECT member Marti Barham, RN, PhD recently died this past January. She was an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist (1982), Supervisor of Sex Therapy (1989), and Diplomate of Sex Therapy (2003).
Marti was also an active contributor to various AASECT committees. She was an:
Stephanie Buehler Begins Teaching Human Sexuality at Alliant International University
Certified Sex Therapist and Supervisor Stephanie Buehler recently accepted a position as adjunct faculty at Alliant International University teaching graduate level courses in human sexuality.
May 2014: AASECT Welcomes New Members and Congratulates Those Who Have Been Recently Certified
AASECT welcomes the following new members this month:
Catalyst Con Continues To Promote Discussion About Sexuality Education
I recently had an amazing time at the March 2014 Catalyst Con East conference held in the Washington, D.C. area, and wanted to share the details of my experience with other AASECTers.
Interested in Being Our Next Book Review Coordinator?
You may have noticed a dearth of book reviews on the AASECT website over the past few months. This is because your editorial team is on the hunt for a new Book Review Coordinator... someone who can play matchmaker between the new industry-specific titles appearing in the marketplace and their perfect reviewers.
The responsibilities of the Book Review Coordinator are to:
Large Percentage of Teens Not Receiving a Formal Sex Education Before Having Sex
This past Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report on pregnancy among teenagers. They revealed that more younger teens were giving birth between the ages of 15 to 17, and also explored what could possibly be done to turn this tide.
Routledge Publishes First Issue of Porn Studies
Back in the summer of 2013, Routledge — an academic publisher with a focus on academic texts and scholarly journals — announced it was putting together a scholarly journal that would take a closer look at pornography and sexual representations. That journal, Porn Studies, has finally arrived.