FASD and Sexuality: The Importance of Sexual Health
This webinar will provide an overview of sexuality and FASD while giving a summary of relevant literature and identifying gaps for future research. The focus will be on the importance of teaching sexual health to individuals with FASD.
Oct 28, 2022 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Dr. Shaniff Esmail
Professor & Chair @Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Alberta
Dr. Esmail is an Occupational Therapist who is a best-selling author with clinical and research interests focusing on sexuality and disability. Specific areas of research interests include sexuality and disability, sexual health education for individuals with disabilities, and technology to enhance teaching and learning. Dr. Esmail teaches various courses at the University of Alberta in the faculties of Rehabilitation Medicine. Dr. Esmail designed and established the first Canadian post-graduate certificate in sexual health at the U of A. He is also the VP for both the Alberta Society for the Promotion of Sexual Health and the Alberta Council of Professionals for Sexual Health.
@University of Guelph
Sarah is a graduate student in the Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology program at the University of Guelph. Her research interests include understanding the offending trajectories of vulnerable individuals who are at risk of becoming or remaining involved with the criminal legal system. This has evolved to include how sexuality is understood in individuals with FASD.
Program Lead and Teacher Consultant @POPFASD
For more than sixteen years, I have had wonderful opportunities to teach in a variety of diverse public education settings. As a classroom teacher, resource teacher, university sessional instructor, and provincial teacher consultant, I have taught in all levels from elementary to post-secondary. It is my honour to learn from and share my knowledge and experiences with educators from around the province. It is a sincere passion to support educators to enhance their practice and grow their capacities to better reach, teach, and include students impacted by prenatal alcohol exposure.
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