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Navigating Intersectionality in the Treatment of Youth Problematic Sexual Behavior

May 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT

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About This Webinar

This webinar delves into the topic of Sexual Behavior in Children and Youth (SBCY) through the lens of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB). This session will emphasize the importance of understanding and addressing the unique challenges faced by children and families of color when youth exhibit problematic sexual behavior (PSB). The discussion will also include considerations and approaches for working with children and adolescents who have exhibited problematic sexual behavior.

Service providers joining this session will account for the intersectionality and care consideration for black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) in determining treatment interventions and services.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging frameworks and best practices in clinical settings
  • Discuss strategies for incorporating/creating culturally informed mental health practices
  • Demonstrate culturally competent and sensitive care in the context of sexual behavior in children and youth


Dr. Tyffani Monford Dent

Dr. Tyffani Monford Dent is a licensed psychologist. Her primary areas of interests are sexual violence prevention and intervention on the continuum, the role of intersectionality in the lives of Black and Brown girls/women, racial trauma & radical healing, social justice work within the mental health profession, DEI within social justice organizations, and culturally informed work with those within the juvenile justice, educational, and Child Welfare systems.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

The following CE credits will be submitted for this session:

  • Board Certified Patient Advocates: This webinar will be submitted to The Patient Advocate Certification Board to provide CE credit to Board Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA). The webinar has been approved for a total of 1.5 CE contact hours, of which 0.0 are in the area of Ethics.
  • Case Managers: This webinar will be submitted to the Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board-certified case managers with 1.5 clock hours.
  • Certified Family Life Educators: This program will be submitted to the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) for 1.5 CE credit for CFLEs.
  • Certified in Family and Consumer Sciences: This webinar will seek 1.5 CE credits from the American Association for Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) for CFCS.
  • Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists: Programming approval for 1.5 CE credits will be obtained for Social Work, LPCs, and LMFTs from the University of Texas at Austin, Steve Hicks School of Social Work.
    • Check with your state licensing agency for reciprocity and/or credit approval if licensed for other professions or in one of the following states: CO, FL, HI, IA, KS, KY, MI, NY, ND, OH, OK.
  • OneOp Certificates of Attendance will be available for those interested in documenting additional professional development activities.

Event Materials

Webinar Flyer

Webinar slides and resources will be added the day before the live session.

This webinar is Part 1 of 2 with Dr. Dr. Tyffani Monford Dent. Learn more and RSVP for Part 2, Empowering Parents to Safeguard the Well-Being of Black Girls.

Photo Credit: NoSystem images, stock photo ID: 1255910638

SBCY Series LogoThis webinar is part of the Sexual Behavior in Children & Youth (SBCY) Series. For more information on other professional development opportunities on this topic, visit the series homepage!

SBCY Series – Homepage 


May 2
11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
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Sexual Behavior in Children and Youth (SBCY) Series
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