Within the Focused Topics Sexual Development & Behavior in Children and Youth course you will learn about:

  • How one’s beliefs on child and youth sexual development and behavior are shaped over the course of life
  • Normative sexual development and behavior in children and youth
  • Developmentally appropriate responses to all types of sexual behavior
  • Promoting healthy sexual development and preventing sexual behavior challenges
  • Responding to sexual behaviors in supportive and sensitive ways
  • Effective collaboration with professionals and families to best support children and youth’s sexual development needs

Course Outline