The training programme in Clinical Sexology provides comprehensive and in-depth knowledge and practical skills in clinical sexology. It is designed for professionals working with health and wellbeing like psychologists, medical doctors and therapists. The programme includes master lectures, online training, advanced reading, and constructive assignments with world-class experts on sexology, sexual medicine, psychosexual therapy and social studies.
Who can apply: The programme is designed for professionals working with health and wellbeing. Participation requires a master level degree from a relevant field (or equivalent level of training), and prior specialist knowledge and skills on human sexuality. However, for medical doctors and clinical psychologists it is possible to apply without any prior expertise on sexology by registering to the preparatory course (see below).
Structure of training: The programme consists of the intensive training weeks (4), practical training, clinical supervision, mentoring, advanced reading, and constructive online assignments. The assignments require interactive work with other participants in an online platform.
Diploma: After completing the programme, the participants are awarded the Diploma of Clinical Sexology.
Nordic authorisation: The programme enables application for the Nordic authorisation, Specialist in Clinical Sexology, if the applicant has completed the Nordic curriculum in sexological training (120 ECTS), and fulfils other requirements by the Nordic Association for Clinical Sexology.
Preparatory course: The programme can be entered without prior specialist knowledge on sexology by taking part in the preparatory course. The course includes basic sexology, professional ethics, sexual rights, and SAR training (Sexual Attitudes Reassessment). The preparatory course takes approximately 50 hours to complete (2 ECTS), and it takes place before the start of the training programme. The price of the preparatory course is 400 € + VAT 24%.
Hakuaika päättyy: 31.05.18
Aika: 17.09.2018 - 07.02.2020
Laajuus: 60 ECTS (1600 h). The programme is equivalent of the level 3 training (Clinical Sexology) in the Nordic sexology education and authorisation curriculum.
Paikka: The venue for intensive training weeks is Sexpo Foundation. Address: Kinaporinkatu 2, Helsinki, Finland