Eileen L. Zurbriggen, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology
University of California Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA
Target Audience: Primary Care Physicians, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers and other health professional s involved in the care of adolescents.
At the conclusion of this module, participants should be able to:
- Define sexualization and describe its prevalence
- Discuss the possible links between sexualization and risky sexual behaviors
- Describe models of healthy sexuality that do not include sexualization
Support Acknowledgement: This activity is supported by the Sylvie Ratelle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center of New England through funding from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Program Release: November 19, 2012
Estimated time to complete: 60 minutes
There are no prerequisites for participation.
The following speaker and planning committee members have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose:
Eileen L. Zurbriggen, PhD (Speaker)
Susan Gray, MD, Atsuko Koyama, MD, Martha F. Perry, MD (Co-Directors)
Janine Dyer (Massachusetts Department of Health)
Dawn Beckman, FNP-BC, Emily Wilcox, NP (Nurse Planners)
Maria Sullivan, Kelli Landry (Brown CME)
This educational program is designed to present scientific information and opinion to health professionals, to stimulate thought, and further investigation. It is not intended for use by the layman. Opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the New England Regional Chapter of the Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Sylvie Ratelle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center of New England or National Network of Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC). Mention of products or services does not constitute endorsement.