Consensus Guideline 28, Supporting People Showing Sexually Inappropriate Behaviour.
Date(s) - December 14, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Consensus Guidelines for Best Practices, developed in 2016 by the Community Networks of Specialized Care, represent essential elements that guide Ontario’s developmental services providers when the people they support show behaviours that seem to indicate distress. The CNSC is pleased to offer this 3rd event, focusing on Guideline 28, Supporting People Showing Sexually Inappropriate Behaviour. *Presenters will provide a general education about this topic.
Some individuals with a developmental disability sometimes show inappropriate sexualized behaviour, or more rarely, commit sexual offences. It is important to explore the wide variety of factors that could have led to such behaviours or offenses. Some of these factors could include a lack of education, lack of adapted supports for sexual fulfillment, and at times, a caregiver’s refusal to acknowledge that sexuality is a basic human right. Case studies will be presented to highlight key themes.