The 1° brazilian online event about Sexuality for healthcare professionals.
6 days of 100% online, free of charge lectures with the best professionals in the area.
How it works
The recorded lectures are going to be broadcast live, following the event’s schedule below. Get your personal schedules ready to make the most of it!
1. You can choose to watch all lectures whenever, wherever and as many times as you want. At your own pace. 2. Receive your certificate of participation. >> I want to learn more about it in January 24<<
January 24th - 29th
Dr Vanessa M.Cesnik-Geest Brazil
Beliefs and attitudes of Nursing professionals in the area of sexuality
Dr Vanessa Monteiro Cesnik-Geest: is a psychologist and PhD (USP- University of São Paulo), Sexologist and Sex Therapist, Systemic Family Constellation Specialist and Systemic Psychosomatics Analyst. She has done researches about the sexuality of women with breast cancer and about the evaluation of the need for training in the sexuality area for nursing professionals. Creator of the project Falando Naquilo and this congress.
Maria Helena Vilela: is a nurse, sex educator and executive director of the Kaplan Institute- Center of Studies on Human Sexuality since 1996, where she also creates, develops and coordinates sexuality education projects. She is also a consultant for the Sex Education work at one of the most renowned schools in the state of São Paulo- Colégio Bandeirantes, and writes the Nova Escola magazine’s Direto ao Ponto blog. She wrote the book “Diferente, mas não desigual – a sexualidade no deficiente intelectual (Different, but not unequal- Sexuality on the intellectually disabled)” and created and coordinated the following educational materials: Jogo de Corpo (Body game); Viver Positivamente (Living Positively); Aprendendo a Viver (Learning to live); Valores em Jogo (Values at Stake); e Vale Sonhar (Dreaming is Worth It).
Autism and sexuality: Reflections regarding the adult offspring
Fátima de Kwant: is an autism advocate, author of autism related articles, and creator of the International Autimates Project - Overcoming Prejudice with Information. She is a Brazilian journalist leaving in the Netherlands with her family. Her youngest son, 18 years old has autism and formerly diagnosed as severe autistic. Recently thes diagnose has been withdrawn. Fatima is also an expert in many aspects of the Autism Spectrum, especially Autism & Development.
“You can’t escape from this skin thing”: reflecting about the performance of healthcare professionals in the care of sexuality demands and reproductive health of black female adolescents
Elânia Lima: is a psychologist graduated from the University of São Amaro- UNISA, specialist in gender and sexuality by the Rio de Janeiro State University and is currently a master’s degree student of the postgraduate program in Sex Education of São Paulo State University, working on a research about the affective-sexual experiences of black female adolescents. She also works as facilitator, consultant and workshopper with the themes of gender, sexuality and child and adolescence human rights at NGOs, Neighborhood Associations, Schools and other Formal and Non-Formal spaces of education.
When to propose sexual guidance? When to indicate sexual counseling? When to refer the patient to sexual/couples/individual therapy, psychiatry, physiotherapy and others?
Prof Dr Gerson Lopes: is the coordinator of the Sexual Medicine Department at the Mater Dei hospital – Belo Horizonte/MG, Honorary Member of the Brazilian Urology Society(SBU) and Vice-president of FEBRASGO’s National Commission on Sexology.
Selective mutism and other communication disorders prevalent in children and adolescents victims of sexual violence
Luciana Regina de Lima Carvalho: is a speech therapist and has a master’s degree in Human Communication from the University of São Paulo. She also has a Specialist title in Management of Health Promotion Programs from the Brazilian Center for Collective Health Studies. She is currently specializing in Public Management at UNIFESP (Federal University of São Paulo). She has experience in the care of children and adolescents with disabilities and mental disorders. She worked at NASF (Family’s Health Support Center) in the city of São Paulo from 2008 to 2013, and currently works at CAPS IJ (Center for child and adolescence psychosocial support) -Roda Viva, in Campinas.
Dr Simonetta S. Paccagnella: is a physician graduated from USP – University of São Paulo and a Specialist in Adult and Child Psychiatry by UNIFESP- SP (Federal University of São Paulo). She has been working for 29 years in Clinical Psychiatry and Existential psychotherapy and has been aggregating the Systemic Family Constellation method to her work since 2011, having received training from the Courses of Systemic Constellation applied to Body Psychotherapy and Systemic Psychosomatics Analyst, with Dr. Fernando de Freitas, in Ribeirão Preto.
Sex workers and self-image in the city of São Paulo: a sample with transvestites
Ana Luiza Fanganiello: Psychologist, Specialist in Psychodrama and Master from the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP- sexuality clinic). Trained in the care of obese patients and patients with chronic pain at the USP-SP Medical School. She has experience with group care from PUC-SP; serological counseling at the Orientation and Serological Support Center of Pinheiros (COAS); group care for Sex workers at Largo de Pinheiros; Transvestites care at the Reference Center for Diversity and group care for psychiatric patients at the Clinics Hospital and at the Santa Tereza Psychiatric Hospital in Ribeirão Preto. Currently working in the clinical and hospital areas with individual and group care.
Male Sexual Dysfunctions: On the clinical practice
Prof Dr Sidney Glina: Physician and Doctor of Medicine from USP’s Medical School, Residency in general surgery and urology. He is currently the administrative director of Projeto Alfa, Full Professor of the Urology discipline at the Faculty of Medicine of ABC, Post-graduate course of the Faculty of Medicine of ABC’s permanent advisor, director of publication of the International Society of Sexual Medicine – ISSM, director of the H. Ellis Institute, Editor-in-Chief of the International Brazilian Journal of Urology and of Einstein (São Paulo). He was formerly president of the International Society for Sexual Medicine (2000-2002), Brazilian Society of Urology (2006- 2007) and of the Latin American Society of Sexual Medicine (2011- 2015).
Debra Pascali Bonaro: is a pioneer in reminding humanity that birth can be full of pleasure and delight. Debra has trained thousands of doulas and birth professionals around the world in the practices of gentle birth support. Debra is the creator and director of Orgasmic Birth, a documentary that examines the intimate nature of birth, an everyday miracle. She sees the powerful role birth plays in women’s lives when they are permitted to experience it fully. Debra is a sought after inspirational speaker, chair of the International MotherBaby Childbirth Organization, member of the White Ribbon Alliance, Lamaze International childbirth educator, birth and postpartum doula trainer with DONA International, and co-author of the book Orgasmic Birth, Your Guide to a Safe, Satisfying and Pleasurable Birth Experience.Her newest baby Pain To Power Childbirth is an online childbirth class that will provide you the keys to move from pain to pleasure in childbirth and beyond!
Carmela Cobo Soto: Licensed in Psychology, specialist in human sexuality and sex education. Master in clinical sexology and sexual health. Mediator in prevention of sexual abuse against children. Combines her work in private consulting with sex education and diffusion and promotion of sexual health. Collaborates with the Univeristy of Jaén, holds conferences, lectures and workshops in the area.
Homofobic Bullying in the repertoire of school-age adolescents
Francisco Neves: has a Psychology degree, is a specialist in Analytical Behaviorism Therapy and in Clinical Sexology. He is currently on a master’s degree course with a research project about homofobic bullying in the repertoire of school-age adolescents. He is the psychologist and CEO of the Association and Community School Flor da Primavera, a philanthropic entity; as well as Titular Adviser and Associate of Bahia’s Disabled People Association (ABADEF); and member of the Brazilian Association of Behavioral Psychology and Medicine (ABPMC). He is a former columnist for the União Acadêmica de Análise do Comportamento (UnAAC)’s blog (Academic Union of behavioral analysis) and used to publish in the Sexuality and Behavioral Analysis column.
Leandra Migotto Certeza: is a journalist, motivational speaker and consultant on Inclusion and Diversity. She has been awarded for the research project “Kaleidoscopic Fantasies” by the International Association for the study of Sexuality, Culture and Society in Lima; and has presented it at the “I National Healthcare Seminar: Reproductive and Sexual Rights and People with Disabilities” in Brasília. She lectures about the sexuality of people with disabilites at the Citizenship Promotion Secretariat of São José dos Campos’ (SP) city administration; She is a debater at SESC’s (Social Service of Commerce- SP) Training and Research Center, and has been interviewed by RFI- Radio France Internationale in order to discuss her research.
Gabriel Comicholi: has discovered to have been infected with HIV + and started making vídeos about the theme on YouTube. He has received 10 questions to answer exclusively to our congress. Watch more of his videos by clicking the link below.
Maria Antonieta Spinoso Prado: has graduated in Nursing from USP and has a master’s degree in Public Health Nursing from USP. She works in the field of Women’s Health at EERP-USP (Ribeirão Preto College of Nursing- University of São Paulo), mainly in the rehabilitation of women with breast cancer, along with the Center for Teaching, Research and Assistance in the Rehabilitation of Mastectomized Women (REMA) providing comprehensive care to women with breast cancer and their relatives.
Holland and Bangladesh: Sexuality aspects in pregnancy and the postpartum period
Annette Pelgrim: Amsterdam School for Midwifery (1988), practice in a sub urbian region in the province of North Holland. Within a couple of years we grew towards a team of 6 midwifes and to 600 new patients a year. From 2002 to 2004 worked as a volunteer for a local NGO in a remote area in Bangladesh. The job was to raise the quality of mother and child care in a hospital in a region of 300.000 people. In this period she trained local midwifes, traditional birth attendents, village doctors and mothers in basic health care. Every year she returns to rural areas in Bangladesh to advise organisations about basic health care and give short training courses to health care workers. After returning to the Netherlands she started as a hospital midwife. In total she assisted mothers at around 2500 deliveries.
Anorgasmia: A debate about the persistant difficulty of achieving orgasms
Cláudia Meireles: has graduated in Psychology at Jorge Amado University Center (UNIJORGE). She is a clinical sexology specialist by the Center for Sexology of Brasilia - CESEX / Bahian School of Medicine and Public Health, working in the city of Salvador.
What makes it difficult to discuss sexuality in healthcare?
Prof Dr Ricardo Cavalcanti:is a physician, anthropologist, Sex Education and Sex Therapy specialist (FLASSES- Federación Latinoamericana de Sexología y Educación Sexual), he has received the title of Regents Professor from the Federal University of Pernambuco and was a Visiting Professor at the University of Brasilia. He was also the former president of the Brazilian Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics Associations’ (FEBRASGO) National Commission on Medical Sexology, as well as Miembro de Honor de la Federación Española de Sexologia and Gold Medalist of the WAS - World Association for Sexology.
Helen Caetano- Souza: is a relationship Coach and creator of the Casal S/A Program (prosperity in the relationship) along with her husband, Sérgio de Souza. They help couples who work together in the same business to increase the results of this enterprise as a couple as well as those of the intimate life, professionalizing the partnership with simple and practical techniques. She also offers lectures on sexuality for couples.
Training rehabilitation practioners about sex and sexualidade
Dr Patricia Fronek: is a member of the faculty of the School of Human Services and Social Work, Griffith University, and Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Australia. She is past President of the Australian Association of Social Work and Welfare Education (AASWWE) and is a member of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and the Australian College of Social Work (ACSW). Patricia spent thirty years in social work practice prior to joining the faculty at Griffith University, thirteen in spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Patricia researches in several areas, publishes her work and is a regular speaker at conferences. She is the founder and producer of Podsocs, a podcast for social workers on the run found at link below.
Sexuality, Ethics and Religion: Sexuality as a human and humanizing condition
Paulo Pereira: has a bachelor’s degree from PUCCAMP (Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas), is licensed in Philosophy and Pedagogy (UNISAL), is a specialist in Education for Sexuality (UNISAL- Salesian University Center of São Paulo) and in Religious School Education (CLAR- Claretiano), post-graduate in Youth in the Contemporary World (FAJE- Jesuit School of Philosophy and Theology), has studied Theology (PUCSP- Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo) and is a master’s degree student in Philosophy of Education at the School of Education of the University of São Paulo (USP). He teaches the disciplines of Religious Teaching, Philosophy and Sociology, as well as classes of Educational and Professional Orientation. He is the founder of the Juvenescer Insitute, in which he works with lectures, courses and consulting for educational institutions and educators, learners and parents, in four thematic areas: Education and Humanization; Sexuality and Affectivity; Youth and Generations; and Educational Projects.
“Hablemos de sexo y amor”: Experiences of the online platform of sex education for young people
Anna Karina Rosales: Regional Coordinator of Latin America for Project Love Matters- Hablemos de Sexo y Amor, a platform specialized in offering information online about sexuality and sexual health, focused on adolescents and young people from all over the world. Educated in Health and Sexual and Reproductive Rights by the Tropical Institute, in Amsterdam, Holland, Anna Karina is also licensed in Communication Sciences, specialized in journalism by University of Lima- Peru and has extensive experience in the production of content in all formats, audio, video, web, not only as a reporter, but also as a documentarian. Besides producing content specialized in Health and Sexual and Reproductive Rights, Anna Karina is an enthusiast of the expansion of networks and teamwork. Her current job as Project Coordinator is to build bridges and find solutions that satisfy both users and partner institutions in the region.
Idana Rodas Pulgar: Web Editor of Hispanic America for Project Love Matters- Hablemos de Sexo y Amor, a platform specialized in offering information online about sexuality and sexual health, focused on adolescents and young people from all over the world. Educated in Communication Sciences by the Andrés Bello Catholic University in Venezuela, Idana specialized herself as a journalist and announcer and has extensive experience with photography, drawing, and with the management of social media for various Non Governmental Organizations. Besides producing content specialized in Health and Sexual and Reproductive Rights in all formats, Idana currently maintains contact and works daily with our collaborators and partner institutions.
Female homossexuality: Is coming out the same as freeing yourself?
Flávia Adura: is a coach and diversity mentor, inspires other women through her own story of overcoming challenges when embracing her homosexuality, creator of the Butterfly method regarding how to come out, as well as being the creator and founder of the movement #SeAssumirLiberta.
Men’s Health and Sexuality: Aspects related to prostate cancer
Dr Aline Moreira Ribeiro: is a Physiotherapist graduated from UNIFENAS (University José do Rosário Vellano) and a specialist in Physiotherapy on Women’s Health and Oncology. She has a master’s degree in Sciences from the Medical Clinic Department of FMRP- USP (Ribeirão Preto College of Medicine- University of São Paulo). She is currently a PhD student of the Medical Clinic Department at FMRP-USP.
Sexual disfunctions from the german medicine’s point of view
Rodrigo de Freitas Rabello: is a physiotherapist, having graduated from University Estácio de Sá (UNESA). He also has a master’s degree in Bioengineering from UNIVAP (University of Paraíba Valley). Additionally, he has specialization degrees in Manual and Postural Therapy from CESUMAR (University Center of Maringá) and Osteopathy from the Madrid School of Osteopathy. He has received International Training in Biological Reading, Microphysiotherapy and Memory & Information- Cycles of life; Germanica Heilkunde (Professor Michael Loidl) and German New Medicine (Professor Itziar Orube Bona); Personal & Profissional Coach and Leader Coach from the Brazilian Coaching Society- SBC.
The training of the healthcare professional in the interface with the affective-sexual diversity
Prof Dr Maria Alves de Toledo Bruns: Graduated in Pedagogy from the Plínio Augusto de Amparo College of Philosophy, Sciences and Literature. She has a Master’s and Doctor’s degree in Educational Psychology from Unicamp, as well as a post-doctorate degree in linguistics from the Faculty of Philosophy, Languages and Literature, and Human Sciences of the University of São Paulo. She is a professor and researcher at the Post-graduate program in Psychology of the Faculty of Philosophy, Languages and Literature, and Human Sciences of the University of São Paulo and at the Post-Graduate program in Sex Education of the College of Letters and Sciences of the São Paulo State University (UNESP). Leader of the research group Sexualidadevida- USP/CNPq.
A transsexual woman's account: Reflections for healthcare
Claudete Morais: studied Administration and Business Management at FAAP- Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation. Member of the Municipal Forum of Transvestites and Transexuals of the city of São Paulo. Member of ABRAFH (Brazilian Association of Homoaffective Families).
The systemic vision in the care of groups of women with sexual dysfunctions and chronic pelvic pain
Dr Adriana Peterson M. S. Romão: Graduated in Psychology from the University of Ribeirão Preto. She has a master’s and doctor’s degree in gynecology from Ribeirão Preto College of Medicine. She also has a specialist degree in Clinical and Hospital Psychology from HCFMRP-USP (Clinics Hospital of Ribeirão Preto College of Medicine- University of São Paulo), as well as in Sex Therapy from the Faculty of Medicine of ABC. She has training in Psychosomatics and is currently going through training in Systemic Family Constellation integrated to Body Psychotherapy. She is the Psychologist in charge of the Sexuality Clinic of HCFMRP-USP’s gynecology department, where she works in patient care, group coordination and supervises students, resident doctors and postgraduates.
The perspective of Nursing on the care of adolescents’ sexuality
Prof Dr Manuel Alberto Morais Brás: Course of General Nursing at the Nursing School of Bragança. Course of Specialized Nursing Studies in the Community. Master’s degree in Nursing Sciences from the University of Porto with the dissertation titled “Reason and emotion the sexuality of the adolescent: the perspective of the primary healthcare Nursing professional”. Doctor’s degree from the University of Porto with a thesis titled: “The perspective of Portuguese nurses in primary healthcare on the adolescents’ sexuality”. He is currently Associate Professor at the School of Health of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal.
The perspective of Nursing on the care of adolescents’ sexuality
Prof Dr Angelo Bradelli Costa: Psychologist, Professor of Social Psychology at PUCRS (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul) and researcher at the Center of Psychological Studies (CEP- RUA/UFRGS), at the Center of Research on Sexuality and Gender relations (NUPSEX/UFRGS) and at the Program of Gender Identity of the Clinics Hospital of Porto Alegre (HCPA). He also works as a consultant for the Pan American Health Organization (OPAS-OMS) with the Ministry of Health in the Interfederative Cooperation for HIV / AIDS in Rio Grande do Sul. He was a consultant for the United Nations Development Program (PNUD) in the HIV and Cities program, with the Municipal Health Department of Porto Alegre and he was also an UNESCO consultant in the Violence Prevention Program at the Rio Grande do Sul Health Secretariat, coordinating the creation of a State LGBT Population Health Policy. He was an associate researcher at the Center for HIV Educational Studies & Training (CHEST) at the Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY) and the Department of Social Psychology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.