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The Circles of Sexuality
June 9, 2021 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
A patient’s sexuality typically encompasses far more than what they present during a clinical encounter. Possessing a broader understanding of sexuality models and how less visible factors may interact with those aspects a patient does choose to reveal can assist in providing more comprehensive health care, particularly in HIV care. Participate in this interactive program to learn about one such model, The Circles of Sexuality, and how to apply it in order to reduce your own biases and improve patient care.
Lisa Currie, MSEd, MEd | she/her/hers | MATEC – Wisconsin
Ren Grabert, MEd | they/them/theirs | Sexual Health Info and Midwest Access Project
Social Workers, Case Managers, Nurses, PrEP Navigators, Physicians, Advance Practice Providers, Mental Health/Behavioral Health Professionals, Substance Abuse Professionals.
- Describe the Circles of Sexuality model as one way of understanding a comprehensive view of human sexuality
- Summarize the five major areas of sexuality within the Circles of Sexuality model as they apply to HIV
- Identify ways personal bias, stigma, and shame around sexuality may inhibit conversations between provider and patient.
If have any questions or wish to request an accommodation, please contact MATEC-WI at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.