Sexcess! Training at NBACL 2019

Sexcess! Supporting Individuals With An Intellectual or Developmental Disability In Achieving Healthy Sexuality And Relationships

Presented by Elizabeth Kearns

Dates: August 27-29, 2019 | Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (All days)

Location: NBACL Training Room, 800 Hanwell Road, Fredericton, NB

Cost: $375
Workshop includes lunch, nutrition breaks and resources.
Space is limited so please register early to secure your spot!
No cancellations or refunds, substitutions will be allowed.

To Register Please Contact:
Rebecca Pilson, Planning and IT Coordinator
Direct: 506.453.8635 Toll Free: 866.622.2548 ext 2224 email: rpilson@nbacl.nb.ca

Registration Deadline: August 19, 2019

Do you deal with issues and provide information about sexuality and healthy relationships to people with an intellectual or developmental disability? | Do you want to learn innovative ways to approach the topic of sexuality? | Do you support someone who needs assistance with a particular challenge related to sexuality and healthy relationships?

If you answered “yes” to any or all of these questions, then this training is for you!

We are all sexual beings; however, there is often an uneasiness discussing sexuality, particularly as it relates to persons with an intellectual or developmental disability. We all need relationships and support, however, persons with anintellectual or developmental disability often experience significant social isolation.

SEXCESS! is a 3 day training designed to give you real-life tools to support an individual in achieving healthy sexuality and in developing positive relationships. is training will also increase confidence in ability to provide accurate and relevant information.

Participants will explore three key themes:

Relating to Myself | Relating to Others: Building Healthy Relationships | Exploring Boundaries, Trust and Ways to Keep Safe

And will take an in-depth look at:

Sexuality | Puberty | Healthy Relationships | Establishing Boundaries | Abuse Prevention

This workshop will be presented by Elizabeth Kearns. Elizabeth has spent most of her career working with and on behalf of persons with disabilities. Her experience includes Resource Teacher (Grades 7 – 12), Early Childhood Educator, and Manager of Family Support at NBACL. Elizabeth also has a sibling with a disability.

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