MONOGAMISH: FLEXIBLE RELATIONSHIPS WITH DR. ELISABETH SHEFF, DR. DAVID LEY AND MORE!
Has a client or friend ever told you that they are in an open relationship, "monogamish," talk about threesomes, swinging or poly? Do you wish you understood these concepts better? Join the world renowned experts in the field for a Sexceptional Weekend to learn the basics and explore all the intricacies of what it means to be in a consensual non-monogamous relationship.
Open to ALL professionals, their partners, friends and anyone that wants to learn more!
*Choose 1/2 day, full day or weekend!*
Up to 16 hours of LPC, LMFT, LCSW and AASECT CEUs*
This is a level 1 certificate toward full certification. (Must attend entire weekend) Gain CEUs towards your Consensual Non-Monogamy Certification provided by the Sexual Health Alliance and/or gain AASECT CEUs towards AASECT Sex Therapy Certification and more!
THIS SEXCEPTIONAL 2 DAY WEEKEND WILL OFFER 16 CEUS & 16 AASECT CES* PROGRAM APPROVED.
ADVANCE SKILLS FOR ANY CLINICIAN, SEX NERD OR CURIOUS PARTNER! OPEN TO EVERYONE, INVITE A FRIEND!
DR. ELISABETH SHEFF
Dr. Elisabeth “Eli” Sheff is the foremost academic expert on polyamorous families with children. With a PhD in Sociology, Dr. Sheff specializes in gender and sexual minority families, consensual non-monogamy, and kink/BDSM. Sheff’s first book, The Polyamorists Next Door (2014 hardback and ebook, 2015 paperback and audiobook), details the findings of the first 15 years of her research on polyamorous families with children. Her second book, Stories from the Polycule (2015), is an edited anthology of writings by polyamorous folks. When Someone You Love is Polyamorous (2016) is Sheff’s shortest book that guides family members and significant others who are trying to understand a polyamorous loved one.
FULL TRAINING SCHEDULE:
Friday, October 4th, 9am - 5pm
- Introduction to monogamish, open and poly relationships
- Therapeutic Issues in Consensual Non-Monogamy
- Resilience in Poly Families
- Legal Issues Facing Sexual and Gender Minorities
- Confronting Monogamy Bias in Psychotherapy
Saturday, October 5th, 9am - 5pm (*Sexceptional Lecture 1-5pm)
- NonMonogamy MisMatch
- Case Studies and Panel
- 31 Flavors of Non-Monogamy
- Communication and Negotiation in CNM: Setting Boundaries
DR. ELISABETH SHEFF
Dr. Elisabeth “Eli” Sheff is the foremost academic expert on polyamorous families with children. With a PhD in Sociology, Dr. Sheff specializes in gender and sexual minority families, consensual non-monogamy, and kink/BDSM. Sheff’s written 3 books, The Polyamorists Next Door (2014), Stories from the Polycule (2015) and When Someone You Love is Polyamorous (2016) explore decades of research and stories from polyamorous people. Dr. Sheff is currently in her fourth wave of data collection for her 20+ year study of polyamorous families with children.