Several physician from Latin America were there and four of them were elected in the First Advisory Committee of the newly founded institution: Drs. Bianco and Hernandez from Venezuela, Alvarez Goyou, Mexico and Dr. Charan, Brazil. During that decade several movements were working in the development of Sexology in Latin America, like CRESALC as well a number of pioneering professionals like Celestino Alvares Lajunchere, Domingo Olivares, Oswaldo Quijada Zerda, Cecilia Cardenal de Martin, C.
In the south, starting in 1970, the Jornadas Latinoamericanas de Sexologia were organized every two years and held in Santiago, Buenos Aires and Montevideo on rotative basis. In 1980, during the VI Jornada Latinoamericana de Sexologia, the Federacion latinoamericana de Sexologia and Educacion Sexual ‘FLASSES’ was founded. This was the first regional organisation, and a month after formation it applied for membership in WAS.
The constant work made by several Latin American professionals (1970 to present) and their results allow us to state that the impact has been solid and everlasting. The establishment of Medical Sexology as a New Medical Specialty, its Residency Postgraduate Training Program, the Diagnostic Manual for Sexology (DMS III), the developments of Sex Education Program that are excellent models to follow and the publication of almost 1000 books related to sexology show the level of impact, compromise and involvement.
As a psychology and medicine student in the sixties and early seventies I realized that sexology was missing in the education and training curriculum for most health professionals. This concern encouraged me to ask my own department and the University of Gothenburg to modify the current curricula making sexology a compulsory subject in the academic training for physicians and psychologists in the first place.
The psychotherapy section of the WPATH Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender and Gender nonconforming People (SOC) is the most obvious component of the SOC that has to do with “heart”, the theme of this conference. Psychotherapy, to be good, requires empathy and imagination, connection and relatedness, and listening to story.
The LET'S TALK ABOUT SEX foundation coordinated an educational project ahead of the Euro 2012 Football Championship in Poland. This preventative and educational program
The medical sexology can be a significant domain for clinical Psychiatry. It is crucial to stress the importance of evaluating sexual life in the clinical global assessment of psychiatric patients/clients: Diagnoses, treatment and quality of their sexual life’s. It is stressed the sexological approach done by the psychiatrists or psychologists in the medical or surgical team in Liaison Psychiatry inside the general hospital.
This presentation, "Responding to the needs of consumers with complex trauma histories a consumer perspective" focuses on the needs of adult survivors of child abuse, highlighting the frequent