10/6/17The Holiday Inn9940 Airline Hwy.Baton Rouge, LA.
10/20/17The Wyndham1419 E. 70th St.Shreveport, LA.
10/27/17The Doubletree2150 Veterans Blvd.Kenner, LA.
11/3/17The Ramada2032 NE Evangeline ThruwayLafayette, LA.


Regular Registration: $130.00

On-Site Registration: $140.00 (seating is limited)

Premium Club Members: $115.00


PRESENTER:  John C. Simoneaux, Ph.D.


  • Describe Louisiana law as it relates to the crimes of sexual harassment and sexual assault.
  • Discuss the boundaries between non-problematic interactions and sexually inappropriate behaviors
  • Demonstrate how different life experiences can result in different subjective reactions to assaultive behaviors
  • Explain how unintended consequences can result from insensitive and/or ignorant comments that could be interpreted as assaultive.
  • Discuss how to alert patients to signs of sexually inappropriate interactions with attention paid to the patient’s idiosyncratic life experiences
  • Critique therapists interaction styles and identify seemingly innocuous actions that could be misinterpreted
  • Create guidelines for self and patients to ensure that sexually inappropriate behaviors are ended quickly
  • Apply therapeutic interventions and techniques to reduce trauma associated with sexual harassment and assault.


8:00 a.m. — 8:30 a.m. — Registration

8:30 a.m. — 10:00 a.m.

  • Sexual harassment and assault – Louisiana Laws
  • How to know when sexually inappropriate behaviors being – it is in the eye of the beholder

10:00 a.m. — 10:15 a.m. — Break

  • Sexual discussions – when do they begin?
  • Differences in reactions to provocative behaviors based on life histories that involve earlier abuse, desensitization, insecurity, etc.
  • Unintended consequences of compliments, observations, clinical opinions, etc.

11:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. — Lunch Break

  • Psychotherapy patients and sexual harassment and assault – those who know they are victims, those who don’t, and those who only think they are
  • Provocative therapists

2:00 p.m. — 2:15 p.m. — Break

  • Guidelines – therapists and patients – how to stop sexually assaultive behaviors from others in their tracks
  • Therapeutic interventions and techniques aimed reducing trauma associated with sexually inappropriate behaviors

4:00 p.m. — Adjournment



  • Psychologist–Professional Training Resources is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for Psychologists.  “Professional Training Resources maintains responsibility for this program and it’s content.”
  • Social Workers (NASW 6 general hours ) –This program has been approved for 6 continuing education contact hours by the National Association of Social Workers, Louisiana Chapter, and may be applied toward the continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.
  • LPC’s (NBCC)–  “Professional Training Resources is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider #5829 and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.”
  • Rehabilitation Counselors (CRCC) — approved by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) for 6 clock hours.
  • Substance Abuse Counselor (ADRA) — approved by the Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority for 6 clock hours topic.
  • School Psychologist (NASP) –Professional Training Resources is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists to offer continuing education for school psychologists.  Professional Training Resources maintains responsibility for the program.
  • Other Professions –may seek approval for education credits through their respective boards.  Everyone in attendance will receive a certificate of attendance.