The 5th annual AltSex NYC Conference will be held on Friday, May 1, 2020 at the Jerry Orbach Theater.
Attendees will receive 6 AASECT and/or NYS SW CE credits.
9 to 9:15AM — Welcome Address by Michael Aaron, PhD and Dulcinea Alex Pitagora, PhD
9:15 to 10:15AM — KEYNOTE SPEAKER TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON! (We can’t wait to tell you who it is!)
10:15 to 10:30AM — Break
10:30 to 11AM — Shanequa Sheila Anderson presents From the DSM to BDSM: The Role of High-Intensity Kink Play in the Healing and Liberation of Black Women
11 to 11:30AM — Alex Snell presents Bate On, Bros: A Safe Space to Heal Sexual Shame for Men Who Like to Masturbate
11:30AM to 12PM — Smitty Buckler presents Queer and Trans Porn Embody Sexual Self-Reclamation through Objectification of the Self as Other
12 to 12:30PM — Cyndi Darnell presents Reclaiming Shame—When Porn Informs Therapy
12:30 to 2PM — Lunch off-site: Enjoy New York City’s Broadway Theater District!
2 to 2:30PM — Mark Wolfe presents Light in the shadows: Therapeutic Explorations of Fantasy and Fear
2:30 to 3PM — Tatyannah King presents Can You Be Demisexual and Still Swipe Right?
3 to 3:30PM — Lydia Hamel presents Relationship Anarchy as a Tool for Empowerment
3:30 to 4PM — Britta Love presents Healing Through Whoredom: From Patriarchy to Embodiment
4 to 4:15PM — Break
4:15 to 5:15PM — James Wadley presents “I love you but you need to take yo’ ass home”—Boundary Formation, Maintenance, and Severance in Polyamorous Relationships
5:15 to 6PM — Panel Discussion (all speakers): Alt Sex and Self-Reclamation
The 5th Annual AltSex NYC Conference is produced by
Michael Aaron, PhD and Dulcinea Alex Pitagora, PhD.
PROGRAM APPROVED: The AltSexNYC Conference has been approved by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as a continuing education provider (# 0314) for licensed social workers. Attendees will receive 6 NYS SW CE Credits.
PROGRAM APPROVED: This program meets the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 AASECT CE Credits. These CE Credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification.
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