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Professional Communication and Personal Reflection Skills

Communication is a fundamental skill for all health professionals. Facilitating critical discussions on topics that may be sensitive in nature introduces unique challenges. This course will examine key questions in this arena, including how to deliver effective communication. During this course, participants will focus on issues surrounding professional communication when discussing sexuality and sexual health. Specific attention will be paid to various forms of communication, including verbal, and non-verbal and ineffective communication patterns that may hinder the therapeutic relationship.
*This on-demand content was originally presented live in 2021
  • Lifetime Access
  • Available 24/7
    • Intermediate Level
    • No Prerequisites Needed
      • ASSECT & APA Approved 
      • Accessible on Mobile

        What You’ll Learn in this Course

        Identify 3 effective communication patterns for positive clinical interactions.
        Identify 3 skills to promote personal reflection.
        Compare modes of communication and their impact on the therapeutic relationship.
        AASECT Certification

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        What Our Students Say

        It was really useful to learn more about personal reflection and how I can use this skill outside of session.
        Krista C. 
        Licensed Mental Health Counselor
        Excellent content. I learned a lot from the presentation and appreciated the opportunity to do so. Dr. Brito is always a favorite to learn from with her excellent mix of knowledge, compassion, and vulnerability.
        Lori L.
        Licensed Clinical Psychologist
        Appreciated the topic and look forward to incorporating these ideas into my personal and professional life.
        Yadira C.
        Licensed Clinical Social Worker
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        —   About the Instructor

        Janet Brito, PhD, PSY, LCSW, CST-S

        Latinx Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, AASECT Certified Sex Therapist and Supervisor

        Dr. Janet Brito is an AASECT-certified sex therapist & supervisor who also has a license in clinical psychology and social work. 
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