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Friday October 19, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
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Hyatt Regency New Brunswick 
2 Golden Triangle Plaza
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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                  SEX TALK & YOUR PRACTICE

Friday, October 19, 2012  Hyatt Regency, New Burnswick

What clinicians need to know about “Shades of Gray” and other sexuality-related topics that are posed or not posed in the clinical setting. Enhance your knowledge and comfort talking about all things sexual, plus receive 5 CEU credits.

Understanding the full array of sexual expression is often complex, confusing and uncomfortable for clinicians and clients alike, which can silence sexual dialogue and negatively impact treatment. This one-day workshop is designed to address common barriers, challenge sexual assumptions and increase the psychosexual comprehension of clinicians. Workshop participants will receive educational and networking resources.


Mary Pender LCSW-R, GGPMary Pender Greene, LCSW-R, CGP is an accomplished individual and couples psychotherapist with more than 25 years of experience and a thriving private practice in Midtown Manhattan. Mary has been instrumental in coaching and supervising many therapists in starting and building their practices. She helps clinicians to enhance their psychosexual awareness, challenge their assumptions, and also gain increased comfort and skills related to addressing sexual expression in clinical practice. She also offers creative sexual strategies, techniques and resources for handling challenging cases.

Dr. Jeff Gardere Ph.D.Dr. Jeff Gardere is a Ph.D. clinical psychologist in private practice in New York City. He consults to inner-city clinics, foster care agencies, and is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Behavioral Medicine at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in NYC. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor at Touro Graduate School of Education. Dr. Gardere is a sought-after mental health expert and frequently appears in the media. He is the host of VH1's Dad Camp and the author of three books: Smart Parenting for African-Americans, PracticalParenting with Montel Williams, and Love Prescription: Healing Our Hearts Through Love.