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Sexuality in Later Life: Navigating the Challenges of Changing Bodies by Daniel Watter, Ed.D.

  • 12 Sep 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Wyndham Hamilton Park Hotel, 175 Park Avenue, Florham Park, NJ 07932
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Morris County Psychological Association

Invites you to join us for our monthly breakfast program

Sexuality in Later Life: Navigating the Challenges of Changing Bodies

Presented by:

Daniel Watter, Ed.D. 

As people are living longer, concerns about quality of life have taken on an increasingly prominent place in the lives of our patients.  One of the most frequently expressed concerns/frustrations with aging is how to manage the sexual changes that naturally occur in an aging body.  Such concerns have implications for both levels of self-esteem and relationship/intimacy maintenance and enhancement.  This presentation will address the myriad of sexual dilemmas facing our aging patients, as well as suggest strategies the practicing psychologist can employ when working with such patients.

Learning Objectives:

  • 1.     At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to identify the sexual concerns common to aging psychotherapy patients.
  • 2.     Participants will be able to apply treatment strategies based on an existential-humanistic treatment model.
  • 3.     Participants will be able to analyze the ethical conflicts presented in our current focus of treatment for this population.

    This program is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and graduate students. It will be presented at an intermediate level, meant for those with some prior knowledge of the subject matter.
    The presenter does not have any commercial support and/ or conflict for interest for this program

    When:      Wednesday, September 12, 2018

       9:00-10:30 a.m.

    Where:     Wyndham Hamilton Park Conference Center

                     175 Park Avenue, Florham Park
                             (Location is ADA accessible.)

    Cost:  $30 (non-MCPA members)

    $25 (MCPA members)

    $12 (students)

    Please register online by Monday, September 10th at www.mcpanj.com.

    Contact:   Mike Zito, Ph.D. at m.zito@comcast.net or 908-753-8696 if you have any  questions or prefer not to register online.

    The breakfast will be from 9:00 to 9:30 a.m., providing a chance to network with fellow professionals and students.  The presentation will follow from 9:30 – 10:30 p.m.  Payments may be made at the door by check (made out to MCPA) or with cash, if you did not pay online. 

    1.0 CE Credit Available

    This program is co-sponsored by NJPA and the Morris County Psychological Association. NJPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  NJPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The program is approved for 1 CE credit. The cost of a CE Certificate is $15 for NJPA members, $25 for non-members, and free for sustaining members.

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