Dr. Brenda Dressler is an experienced educator, with a passion for using innovative ideas to create learning experiences aimed at improving sexual health for all ages, from young children to older adults.
Utilizing her expertise in leadership, curriculum development and instruction and designing professional development for teachers, she provides lively and informative presentations that are designed to engage all participants including parents, teachers and school administrators.
Topics are sexuality and seniors, sexuality and disability prevention workshops for HIV/AIDS, sexual harassment, child sexual abuse, child abduction and molestation, and a prevention and intervention training on harassment, bullying, cyberbullying, and discrimination for school staff and parents.
Dr. Dressler traveled to Uganda to teach HIV/AIDS prevention education at Kampala University, to nurses working in treatment centers, and to students in primary and secondary schools.
She presented on child sexual abuse prevention at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel. During the summers, Dr. Dressler is a visiting professor/consultant at Touro College in New York City. Several presentations are scheduled in Boynton Beach, Florida and are listed in the Events section.
My book “Sex Toys: Purring the BOOM back in boomers” is currently going to the printers; Brenda Dressler, PhD, CHES 9691 Arbor View Drive North Boynton Beach, Fl 33437 Home (561) 364-0555 Mobile (917-204-7765) [email protected] [email protected] EDUCATION 10/86 PhD, Human Sexuality Program in School of Education , Health, Nursing and Arts Profession, New York University, NY 6/73 Intensive Teacher Training Program, Health Education, School of Education, Health, Nursing and Arts Profession, New York University, NY 6/69 MA History, City University of New York, NY 8/64 BA History major, Education minor, City College of New York, NY CERTIFICATION 2013 NY State Trainer, Bullying, Harassment & Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention (DASA) 2012 Securing the Human-Security Awareness Training 2011 Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) 2008 EEO Discrimination Laws & Discrimination Prevention 2004 Online Instructor 2003 Human Participant Protections Education for Research Completion 2003 Mediator Certification 2003 Incident Command Systems and Public Health 2001 Peace Education 2001 NY State Trainer, School Violence Prevention Education (SAVE) 2000 Sexual Harassment Prevention 1992 NY State Trainer, Child Abuse Identification and Reporting 1989 Certified Health Education Specialist(CHES) 1989 Sexologist, American Board of Sexology 1987 Certified Sex Educator, American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists 1986 Health Education, Regular NYC License in the Day High School 1973 Health Education, NY State 1964 Social Studies, Regular NYC License, Secondary Level CONSULTANT 2013- present Visiting Professor, Touro College Developed curriculum for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention (DASA) Instruct graduate students in the DASA workshop for teacher certification 2004- Regional Liaison to the NYC Task Force on Quality Inclusive 2010 Schools & NY State Higher Education Support Center for Systems Change Conducted Professional Development on Sexuality & Disability for Task Force members Conducted Trainings for Administrators and Teachers in District 25, Queens on Comprehensive Health Education Organized a Conference on “Creating an Inclusive Environment for All Students” Facilitated Publication and Distribution of “ Supporting Inclusive Classrooms: A Resource” to 1450 NYC public schools and throughout major cities in NY State May- June 2010 Teach in Israel and Uganda Hebrew University in Jerusalem: Child Sex Abuse Prevention Kampala University, Treatment Center, primary & secondary schools in Uganda. teach HIV/AIDS Prevention Education 2004- New York Institute of Technology 2012 Instructed NY State required workshops Child Abuse Identification and Reporting Child Sex Abuse Prevention School Violence Prevention and Intervention Personal Health Nutrition March Office of Health Education and Family Living, NYC Department 2006 of Education Conducted research on a sex education curriculum project 2005-2007 Project Coordinator, Adult Literacy Media Alliance (ALMA) Crafted training design Supervised health interns 2004 Wyandanch School District Instructed workshops for guidance counselors, and parents, Behavior Management and Inclusion 2004 United Federation of Teachers Instructed workshops for teachers Sexual harassment Child abduction molestation prevention HIV/AIDS Prevention Education Substance Abuse Prevention Internet in the classroom 2003 Central Islip School District Instructed workshops for teachers on Inclusion and Behavior Management 2003 Board of Jewish Education Instructed workshops for teachers School Violence Prevention and Intervention 2003 Bureau for At-Risk Youth Instructed workshops for teachers Child Abuse Identification and Reporting School Violence Prevention and Intervention 2003 New York State Virtual Learning Space Portal, now supported by the NY State Teacher Centers
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