Conference: Puberty and Sexuality: What Parents Need to Know
June 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
About our Presenter:
Consuelo Senior, LMSW
Mental Health Clinician, Transformational Speaker, Consultant, Staff Trainer, Educator, Sexuality Expert.
Consuelo has 21 years of experience working in the field of mental health and intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Consuelo brings a myriad of experience from a variety of areas within the field; psychotherapist and consultant, staff trainer, case manager, quality assurance, administrator, direct support professional, educator and transformational speaker. Consuelo has trained and developed curricula for a wide range of topics of importance to the disability field (Autism, Complex Needs, Aging, Multiple Disabilities, Dementia/Alzheimer, Social-Sexual Issues, Vocational, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Illness and Profound Disabilities). In addition, also, Professional Development, Cultural & Immigration Issues, Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership, and Emotional Intelligence.
Consuelo has been providing social-sexuality education for 17 years to professionals, families, people with disabilities and professionals in the field. Ms. Senior practices both group and individual psychotherapy (13 years) with groups, families and individuals ranging in age from 6 to 65+ years, with and without cognitive disabilities. Ms. Senior currently practices Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy, Schema Therapy & sex therapy. Ms. Senior’s mission is to help others to live their best life. Consuelo is an adjunct lecturer at City College of New York (Disability and Social Work courses) and Adelphi University (Social Work-Graduate Courses). Consuelo has presented at numerous conferences across the country and internationally, for a variety of audiences. She has also presented at symposiums, radio programs and panel discussions as an expert mental health clinician. Consuelo is an agency representative to the U.N’s Economic and Social Council and is published in The Autism Spectrum News. She also has been cited in the NYU Review of Law & Social Change and other publications.
Registration is required.
To register online, click the registration link below. To register by phone, call Robin at 432-0001.
***This conference is funded through a grant from the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD). Self-directing families will need to add “Enhanced Autism Training” to their budgets prior to attending. Please contact FRN for assistance adding this to your budget.***