1. Complete a minimum of seventy (70) total hours of training in problematic sexual behavior in the past five (5) years. At least thirty- five (35) hours of this training must be completed in person or via synchronous video e-learning. The remaining may be completed either in person, or via distance learning. These hours must be obtained from an accredited college or
University, or alternatively from a continuing education organization that is certified to provide CE credits from any of the approved organizations (See approved educational providers tab #4 below). Please note that the SASH Credentialing Committee reserves the right to reject any educational credits or to request additional education in any subject matter prior to awarding a certification.
This training must meet the following minimum requirements:
a. Multiple theories of problematic sexual behavior and its etiology.
b. Assessment and diagnosis related to problematic sexual behaviors.
c. Clinical intervention for problematic sexual behavior
d. Treatment for affected family members.
e. Factors relating to sexuality in specific populations (e.g. sexual minorities, age, ethnicity, substance use population) and differentiating problematic sexual behavior within specific populations.
f. Sexual offender evaluation and treatment.
g. Limits of competence, ethics, legal concerns, and standards of care for treatment of problematic sexual behavior.
*Training in only one treatment methodology is not sufficient to fully meet these requirements.
Must be able to document training in multiple (minimum of three) methodologies.
2. Complete a minimum of three hundred-fifty (350) hours of direct clinical intervention with individuals or family members affected by problematic sexual behavior.
3. Complete at least thirty (30) hours of clinical supervision of treatment for problematic sexual behavior.
a. Supervision may be conducted by any CPSBT Supervisor
b. Supervision may be conducted by someone who is a recognized expert in this subject matter who is not a predesignated CPSBT supervisor, as approved by SASH on a case by case basis. To have such a supervisor approved, the applicant must submit a Supervisor Special Request letter, along with a copy of the supervisor's vita and a statement of the qualifying nature of the supervision.
c. A minimum of ten (10) hours must be completed in individual (one on one) supervision. Two indivuduals in supervision can be counted toward individual supervision.
d. The remaining supervision can occur in groups no larger than six (6) supervisees.