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Getting and Giving Consent: For People with Disabilities

Tuesday, February 7, 2023
2:00 pm3:00 pm

How do we know that someone wants to do something with us? How do we make sure we are clear about what we want? Whether it is being in a person’s company or being sexual with another person, it takes the two of us to clearly communicate and to listen to the response. In this workshop, we will explore what consent means, how to give it, and how to get it.

Learning Objectives:
Define consent
Explore how to give and get consent
Examine how to manage our feelings when we don’t get consent

Agenda:
Introduction
Define consent
How to give and get consent
Saying no, accepting a no
Manage our feelings
Wrap-Up

Katherine McLaughlin, M.Ed., AASECT Certified Sexuality Educator, is the Founder, CEO and Lead Trainer for Elevatus Training. As a national expert on sexuality and I/DD she trains professionals, and parents as well as individuals to become sexual self-advocates, and peer sexuality educators. She is the author of, Sexuality Education for People with Developmental Disabilities curriculum. She has developed two online courses: Developmental Disability and Sexuality 101 for professionals and Talking to Your Kids: Developmental Disabilities and Sexuality for parents, and a 3-Day certificate training: Becoming a Sexuality Educator and Trainer. She has spent her 25+ year career committed to elevating the status of all people, which is why the name of her growing company is Elevatus Training. Contact Katherine at elevatustraining.com.

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Please note, no credits or "Certificate of Attendance" will be provided for attending this webinar. Should you require proof of attendance, you will receive a follow-up email thanking you for attending, with a link to the recorded webinar and slides.

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