Coming Home: Wounded Veterans and Sexuality Challenges (Recorded Webinar)

Coming Home: Wounded Veterans and Sexuality Challenges (Recorded Webinar)


America’s medical establishment has been developing an increasing awareness of veteran injuries that impact sexuality. Christine Deslauriers, RN, works at a medical facility with wounded veterans. She will give an overview of common injuries such as direct groin injuries, amputations, spinal cord injuries, Traumatic Brain Injury, and PTSD. She will give basic physiological information about such wounding, go over common psychological reactions and barriers to recovery, as well as family reactions, treatments that may help, and resources. 3 hours, 3 CEs.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify at least 4 common injuries our Wounded Veterans experience.
  • Recognize some of the impacts these injuries have on our Wounded Veteran's sexual health and on their families.
  • Recognize resources for medical referral.
  • Identify devices and exercises or therapies recommended to address the identified injuries or trauma.

Instructor: Christine Deslauriers BSN, RNC

AASECT and Connecticut Assoc for Marriage and Family Therapy
This program meets the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 3 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact

This program has been approved for 3 Continuing Education Hours by the Connecticut Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (CTAMFT) and meets the continuing education criteria for Marriage and Family Therapist Licensure renewal.

Core Knowledge Area: Health and Sexual Functioning
Sex Therapy Training Area: Approaches to Medical Intervention, Intervention in Relationship Systems
Sex Counselor Training Area VI-B or VI-D
Sex Ed Training Area: Education with Specific Populations