ERIC Number: ED103744
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Human Sexuality and Relationship Counseling: A Workshop for Paraprofessionals.
Rosenman, Martin F.
A four-day workshop dealing with problems related to human sexuality and relationship counseling followed the assumption that impact and desensitization at the personal level increases the participants' ability to apply the material covered to their particular counseling setting. Initially, desensitization was facilitated through the use of explicit films, while the discussion encompassed human sexuality, including practiced techniques for the treatment of sexual dysfunction. Later experiences centered around specific exercises conducted in small groups and dyads. The overall objective was to help participants clarify and expand their own attitudes on relationships and sexuality. In the area of relationship counseling, the focus was on facilitating communication within the dyad. Also discussed were specific interview techniques for dealing with resentments, grievances, attractions, and changes wanted in the relationship. The workshop sought to synthesize the material and apply the techniques to the participants' particular setting and personality. (Author/BW)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association (82nd, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 1974)