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Apr 13 2022


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

1 hour FREE NC CLE Meeting: Consent Counts – Model Penal Code

Learn about Explicit Prior Permission, the new legal framework for ensuring that consent to conduct that does not result in serious physical injury will be recognized as a valid defense to criminal charges in the Model Penal Code on Sexual Assault.

NC CLE: 1 Hr
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Susan Wright, M.A., founded the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom in 1997, and currently serves as Executive Director. Susan also serves on the advocacy and community advisory committees for: AASECT, the APA’s Division 44: Task Force on Consensual Non-monogamy, Kink Clinician Guidelines, and Diverse Sexualities Research Education Institute. Susan chaired the successful DSM-5 Revision Project which helped result in the consensual paraphilias being removed from the APA’s Paraphilic Disorders in 2013. She currently chairs the Consent Counts committee that worked with the American Law Institute on the new Model Penal Code on Sexual Assault to create Section 213:10 Affirmative Defense of Explicit Prior Permission for use of force and restraint with sexual contact. Susan has also conducted a number of research projects on discrimination and violence against alt-sex practitioners; consent practices and attitudes; and the mental and physical health of alt-sex practitioners, with papers published in journals including the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Psychology & Sexuality, Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Archives of Sexual Behavior, Journal of Sexual Medicine, Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, International Journal of Social Psychiatry, and Journal of Homosexuality.

Cristal Robinson is a Diversity & Civil Rights Attorney, Social Entrepreneur, and Neuroqueer & Disability Advocate with a law degree, MBA, and finance degree.

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