Specialized Family Care Program

Sexuality and Disability

  • Category: Health
  • Materials: Articles: "Sexuality and Disability" from Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Initiative, WVDHHR, Office of Maternal & Child Health, Family Planning Program; "Sexuality and Disability: A Guide for Parents" from Alberta Health Services, 2009; "Sex Education for Physically, Emotionally, and Mentally Challenged Youth" www.advocatesforyouth.com.
  • Goal: Provider knows strategies for talking about sexuality with an individual in care.
  • Credit Hours: 2 Hours
  • Date Developed: June 2011
  • Developed by: Donna McCune, Specialized Family Care Liaison

Training Objectives:

  1. Provider knows facts about sexuality as it relates to developmental disabilities
  2. Provider knows about stages of social and sexual development
  3. Provider knows techniques for teaching about sexuality
  4. Provider knows how to protect an individual with a disability from sexual abuse

Training Procedures:

  • *Provider initiated self-study (Cover Sheet and Part I Part II Part III)
  • Test completed by Provider (Take the Test Below)
  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Provider

* The test is packaged with the Course Materials, however you can take the test online by clicking the link above. Test answers are then submitted electronically to a Family Based Care Specialist for review.