Application of Consent and Flirting Skills in RPGs and Real Life

About this Training

Building upon the skills obtained in Obtainment of Consent and Flirting Knowledge in RPGs, this presentation will enhance practitioner ability to take what has been learned in RPG worlds and get the knowledge to apply to real-world scenarios and settings, generalizing to a point where the clients are safely and confidently approaching others, either in the digital space or in-person. Ways of assisting clients and fading such assistance will be discussed, as will the benefit of having clients utilize the connections they've made with their gaming party outside of the RPG worlds.

Application of Consent and Flirting Skills in RPGs and Real Life

Learning Objectives

  • #1

    Attendees will identify an appropriate methodology for enhancing a client's application and generalization of consent and flirting skills.

  • #2

    Attendees will identify potential ethical blunders that can happen when engaging in LARPing as a behavioral rehearsal technique.



Nicholas A. Maio-Aether, MSPSY, BCBA, LBA

Nicholas A. Maio-Aether, MSPSY, BCBA, LBA is a [Sexual] Behavior Analyst and a Systemic Sex Therapist, working with clients of all backgrounds, sexualities, genders, and relationship dynamics. He utilizes common techniques and less conventional, more modern ones, such as the use of gaming, particularly RPGs, as ways of connecting with clients and bringing the therapy to a place where it is not only helpful, but enjoyable and relatable, applicable and generalizable. Nicholas is the only Behavior Analyst to have completed a 350-hour supervised practicum in Sex Therapy, and is set to certify as a Sex Therapist upon completion of his second licensure program in MFT, expected for completion in August of 2021. At that point, he will be the first BCBA in the world to have obtained the combination of these 3 credentials, and thus has already begun speaking and training at state, national and international levels. Nicholas is currently a contributor for and SexEdContinuingEd. He oversees training of BCBAs in sexuality statewide in Missouri, is on the Bylaws Committee for AASECT and owns Empowered: A Center for Sexuality LLC in Saint Louis, where he and his team have served individuals, couples, and families from around the US. Additionally, he is a Type-II CEU provider for BCBAs and utilizes his agency as a training center for aspiring [Sexual] Behavior Analysts. He supervises certified professionals and practicum students in ABA, emphasizing individuality, human rights, and cultural competency.

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Course Curriculum

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