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Friday, June 26 & Saturday, June 27, 2015
9:00AM to 4:00PM

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Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 
The Ginsburg Amphitheater
4170 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131

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About Dr. Isabelle Hénault

Isabelle Hénault, PhD is a clinical psychologist who teaches at the University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada. She earned her master’s degree in Sexology and her PhD in Psychology from the University of Quebec.

Her writings and clinical practice have centered on the diagnosis, education and support of children, adolescents, and adults with Asperger’s syndrome and other Autism spectrum disorders. She has developed a program on relationships and sex education program for those with Asperger’s and edu- cates and counsels individuals and groups to enhance their understanding of sexuality. She is collaborating on several international projects related to socio-sexual education and interpersonal relationships. She is the author of many works in this area including Asperger’s Syndrome and Sexuality: From Adolescence Through Adulthood (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, UK) which has been translated into eight languages. Her most recent work is Atwood, T., Henault, I.,  & Dubin, N.  (2014). The Autism Spectrum:  Sexuality and the Law. (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, UK).

Unless otherwise specified in the program promotion- al materials, there is no commercial support interest to the sponsor, instructors, content of instruction or any other relationship that could be construed as a conflict of interest. Unless otherwise noted in the promotional materials, all PCOM Department of Psychology CE programs are free of charge. For any program for which a fee is charged, there is a Refund/ Cancellation Policy.

For any program that has a fee attached, the Department of Psychology requires that notification of cancellation be made no later than three business days before the day of the program. Full refunds are available for notifications for pro- grams with fees that are made within three business days prior to the day of the event. For all other cancellations, a credit will be issued for a future PCOM CE program.

FURTHER INFORMATION about the Refund/ Cancellation Policy and any other questions maybe obtained by contacting Rachel Cuffeld-Gaymon, MBA, coordinator of continuing education at 215-871- 6533  or Rachelcu@pcom.edu

Questions? Contact
Jessica Bollard 
The Center for Autism 

Dr. Isabelle Hénault Autism Workshop 

Autism, Asperger Syndrome & Healthy Sexuality:
An Advanced Workshop

Special Presentation on ASD & the Law by Carol S. Weinman, Esq.


Within recent years there has been a rapid development of interventions for Asperger’s syndrome and autism spectrum disorder. Yet, there has been little attention devoted to the topic of relationships and sexuality in this population. Based on her extensive work, Dr. Henault will utilize case illustrations and
examples to illustrate strategies designed to improve the social and sexual skills of adolescents and adults with ASD. In her presentation, Dr. Henault will address several critical topics including: friendships, emotions, communications, sexual behavior, intimacy and interpersonal relationships. The presenter will discuss advanced educational techniques regarding sex education within this population as well as the application of useful tools and strategies. The presenter will use the clinical and empirical literature as well as practice knowledge in this area to inform guidelines for best practice. 

Educational Objectives:
Based on the presentation, the participants will be able to:
• Assess and analyze unresolved sexual needs and problems of those individuals with ASD.
• Discuss laws and regulations about sexuality regarding this populations.
• Prepare and develop guidelines on sexuality for helping individuals with Asperger’s and Asperger spectrum
• Apply Dr. Henault’s sex education program in a step-by-step fashion.


Target Audience:  Doctoral Level Psychologists and Other Mental  Health Professionals

Level of Instruction: Basic

Number of CE Credits Offered:  10.5

Cost: $150 

Click here to view the conference brochure & 2-day course schedule

PCOM has a parking garage that can be entered from the PCOM driveway off Monument Road, from Stout Road, or from City Avenue. Cost: $5

A brief list of readings for each presentation  will be distributed to participants on the day of the event.

For those attending, you must sign in each day, attend each session in its entirety and complete and submit the evaluation form at the conclusion of each day to be awarded a total of 10.50 Continuing Education credits. Partial credits for any given session are not available.

PSYCHOLOGISTS: 10.5 CE hours/credits per event. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Department of Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.

PCOM’s Department of Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

NBCC COUNSELORS: 10.5 CE hours/credits per event. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Department of Psychology is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved  clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. PROVIDER #: 5672.

LICENSED SOCIAL WORKERS: 10.5 hours/credits per event. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) Department of Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PCOM Department of Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The Pennsylvania Board of Social Work Examiners recognizes and accepts the psychology continuing  education hours/credits for social workers.  Social workers who meet the CE criteria will receive the Certificate of Attendance.

Director of Continuing Education: Robert A. DiTomasso, PhD, ABPP

Associate Director of Continuing Education: Bruce S. Zahn, EdD, ABPP

Continuing Education Student Advisory Committee: Rachel Gerofsky, Sarah Decker and Steven Hofberg

Coordinator for Continuing Education: Rachel J. Cuffeld-Gaymon, MBA

About Carol S. Weinman

Carol S. Weinman, Esq. is an attorney, consultant and presenterwith a special expertise in Asperger’s (AS) and Autism Spectrumdisorders (ASDs). Her law practice focuses on criminal and specialneeds law. She represents juveniles and adults with ASD and ASwho have been arrested or convicted for a criminal offense, andadvocates for parents of children with ASDs and AS to securethe educational services for which their children are entitled. Ms.Weinman served as a Philadelphia prosecutor, representing juvenilesand adults, and later served for many years as a child advocatefor the City of Philadelphia, and as an attorney on the FederalCriminal Justice Panel. She is certified as a Conflict ResolutionCoach and Mediator, and is trained in Applied Behavior Analysis.In addition to her law practice, Ms. Weinman founded a privatecorporation entitled Autism Advisors & Advocates LLC, whichis committed to educating, training and empowering families ofindividuals on the autism spectrum.Ms. Weinman has authored educational reference books andpublications on special education law, higher education and privateeducation law, and employment law, and published articles ondisability law. She also has conducted educational workshops forparents of children with Asperger’s and ASDs.For the past nine years, she has served on the Board of Directorsof the Autism and Asperger Alliance for Greater Philadelphia(ASCEND), a non-profit organization committed to raisingawareness.