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Stephanie Mitelman

Part-time Faculty, Applied Human Sciences

Biography   



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Stephanie Mitelman, M.A., CSE
AASECT Certified Sexuality Educator

Stephanie Mitelman is the only AASECTcertified sexuality educator in Montreal, and a family life educator. She is anational trainer on issues of sexual health; training teachers, nurses andfront line workers across the country. Her work focuses primarily on preventionof pregnancy and STI/HIV transmission with youth.

Stephanie is an instructor at McGillUniversity in the Department of Educational Counseling and Psychology, as wellas at Concordia University in Applied Human Sciences.

Stephanie has been facilitating the SAR (Sexual AttitudesReassessment Seminar) experience for the past 12 years.

Stephanie has made contributions inestablishing programs of sexual health in high risk Aboriginal communities ofCanada, where she has integrated knowledge and practice for several weeks ayear in dozens of communities. As a sexuality education specialist, she alsoworks with individuals and couples with special needs, with a focus on AutismSpectrum Disorders.

She is a founding member of theExecutive Board for the Sexual Health Network of Quebec (re-launched from thePlanned Parenthood Chapter of Montreal in 2005), and a past member of theAASECT committee for certification in sexuality education. She is also the pastpresident of the Association of Family Life Educators of Quebec.

She is a regular expert voice in thenational media on issues of sexuality, teens and health. She is a consultantfor Canadian Living magazine, and Teen Flare. She has made appearances on thetelevision shows Sex Files on the Discovery Channel, Sexual Secrets on the LifeNetwork and Let’s Talk Sex on MENTV, and has been featured on Fox News.

Stephanie was awarded the 2013 FirstTracks Award for Innovation in Sexology from Honest Exchange for her work toopen sex education and counseling for youth and adults on the autism spectrum.

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