Vision and Mission

The objectives for which the Association is established are:

  • To promote professional development in the area of human sexuality.
  • To promote sexual health by the development and advancement of the fields of sexuality education, research and therapy.
  • To provide professional education and certification of sex educators and therapists, as well as supervisors who are authorised to supervise sex therapists in training.
  • To advance the scientific study of all aspects of human sexuality.
  • To accredit professionals in sexuality education, research and therapy by creating and maintaining increasingly rigorous standards for ethics, academic preparation and applied skills.
  • To promote the exchange of ideas, information and resources about human sexuality.
  • To arrange, provide for or to participate in conferences, seminars, workshops, public meetings, professional meetings, lectures and classes on human sexuality.
  • To arrange, provide for or to participate in providing for scientific research in sexology.
  • To initiate and or support the publication of professional and educational material on human sexuality.
  • To promote community knowledge and acceptance of human sexual behaviour and attitudes.
  • To promote and or provide information on services available in the area of sexuality.
  • To promote the concept of equality and the right of the individual to make choices about his / her own sexuality without infringing the rights of others.
  • To promote philosophical and political debate in the area of human sexuality.
  • To be active in promoting legislative changes where appropriate.
  • To initiate or sponsor any other activities which relate to the objectives of the Association.