2020 Salt Lake City UCAP Conference
Teaching Children Healthy Sexuality
Dr. Christy Kane
Research indicates that the number one place kids go to look for information on sex and sexuality is online. Online searches expose children to a vast variety of messages, many of which are wrong, misleading, and expose kids to pornographic content. In this presentation Dr. Christy Kane, PhD helps adults understand what healthy sexuality is, what it is not, and how to teach children about healthy sexuality. Kids are asking questions; let’s make sure they are going to the right sources for answers.
Dr. Christy Kane, PhD, CMHC, has over 20 years of experience leading and guiding in the mental health world. Dr. Kane is a sought-after presenter and author who focuses her work on neurology, mental health stability, and how electronics are affecting the human brain. She holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counselling and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science.
She has served in a variety of roles that contribute to her extensive mental health knowledge and expertise in the field of psychology. As an owner and Clinical Director of two residential treatment centers (White Pine Boys Ranch for young men ages 12 to 18, and DayBreak Equestrian Center for young women ages 12 to 18), Christy has helped youth learn the skills necessary to effectively contribute to society, manage their mental health, and make positive changes in their lives. Christy has also owned an outpatient clinic where she provided counseling services.
From parent nights at local schools to TEDx talks, and from national conferences to local intervention with companies, Christy is a coveted advisor in the area of mental health. Christy knows that corporations, schools, and families are facing mental health challenges that can, when ignored, lead to instability and crisis. Using therapeutic topics, tools, guidance, and solutions, Christy offers information to help protect individuals from mental health crises.