From Mammy to Megan: Anti-Black Sexual Tropes and the Nuances of Fetishism and Objectification for Sex Positive Professionals - APA and AASECT

American media’s portrayal of black sexuality perpetuates ideas created during African enslavement. This imitation of life shapes the way society and sex-positive professionals interact with minoritized identities. This workshop will discuss the creation of these anti-black sexual tropes, the implicit bias sexuality professionals may need to unpack working with these populations, and tools to create inclusive, sex-positive spaces. Using movie clips and film references, participants will explore the creation of tropes and the purpose they serve in the media, and their impacts on society at larg...Read moree.

Core Knowledge Areas: A, C, D, F Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Analyze the nuance of objectification and fetishization and how they show up in sexual tropes perpetuated by the media.
  • Analyze the tools of implicit bias and how media supports implicit bias.
  • Describe the development of tropes in literary texts and film and how they can be applicable to psychodrama, narrative, and other therapeutic modalities to help clients uncover and achieve goals.

Target Audience

Licensed and unlicensed mental health professionals

Learning Levels

  • Advanced

Monday, December 12, 2022

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01:00 PM EST - 04:00 PM EST

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CE Information - Earn 3 CE Credit Hours

CE Approvals

American Psychological Association
Council for Relationships is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Council for Relationships maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists
This program meets the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification.

Council for Relationships # 11-111A.

Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact ce@aasect.org.

CE Process Info

The following entities accept continuing education credits provided by APA-approved sponsors: The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors; the New Jersey State Board of Marriage and Family Examiners; the Delaware State Board of Professional Counselors of Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Professionals; the Delaware State Board of Social Work Examiners.  Each professional is responsible for the individual requirements as stipulated by his/her licensing agency. Please contact your individual licensing board/regulatory agency to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Please note: You must attend "live" (in real-time) to earn CE credits.Each professional is responsible for the individual requirements as stipulated by his/her licensing agency. Please contact your individual licensing board/regulatory agency to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Please note: You must attend "live" (in real-time) to earn CE credits.

Before the event, you will receive an email from CE-Go with access to the virtual event. After the event, you will receive access to your evaluation and continuing education certificate via a personalized "attendee dashboard" link, hosted on the CE-Go website. This link and access to the virtual event will be sent to the email account you used to register for the event.

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  • Complete evaluation forms for the event
  • Download your continuing education certificate in a PDF format

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