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Human Sexuality Organizations
Thank you to Zuri Institute for such a comprehensive organizational resource list.
  • American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists – AASECT members include physicians, nurses, social workers, and other allied health professionals. Their common interest is in promoting understanding of human sexuality and healthy sexual behavior.

  • American Sexual Health Association – ASHA programs include: the ASHA Research Fund, HPV Cervical Cancer Prevention Resource Center, Cervical Cancer Prevention Project,!SALSA! (STDs, Adolescents and Latinos: Sexual Health Awareness), Herpes Resource Center, ASH-Net (Adolescent Sexual Health and the Internet), Herpes Foundation, and Viral Hepatitis Education and Training.

  • American Society of Reproductive Medicine – ASRM is an organization devoted to advancing knowledge and expertise in infertility, reproductive medicine and biology.

  • Association of Reproductive Health Professionals – AHRP is a multidisciplinary association of professionals who provide reproductive health services or education, conduct reproductive health research, or influence reproductive health policy. ARHP fosters research and advocacy to improve reproductive health.

  • Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality – FSSS’ mission is to promote funding for conducting scholarly, scientific research related activities to further the understanding of all aspects of sexuality.

  • The Alan Guttmacher Institute is focused on sexual and reproductive health research, policy analysis and public education. The Institute’s mission is to protect the reproductive choices of all women and men in the United States and throughout the world.

  • The International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health is an academic and scientific organization that provides opportunities for communication among scholars, researchers and practitioners about women’s sexual function and experiences, and supports high standards of ethics and professionalism in research, education and clinical practice of women’s sexuality.

  • Kinsey Institute – The Institute’s mission is to promote interdisciplinary research and scholarship in the fields of human sexuality, gender, and reproduction.

  • Sexuality Information and Education Council of the US – SIECUS develops, collects, and disseminates information, and promotes comprehensive education about sexuality. The site Includes sections for policy makers and advocates, for religious institutions, and for parents and older adults.

  • The Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health provides information about sex addiction for lay persons as well as clinicians.

  • The Society for Sex Therapy and Research is composed of a range of professionals who have clinical or research interests in human sexuality. SSTAR aims to facilitate communications among clinicians who treat problems of sexual identity, sexual function, and reproductive life.

Sexual Health Training Certificate Programs

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