THE SOCIETY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SEXUAL HEALTH INC

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aka SASH   |   Acworth, GA   |  www.sash.net

Mission

The Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting an integrative approach to sexual health research, education and intervention that addresses the full spectrum, from problematic attitudes and behaviors to the pursuit of fulfillment, freedom and pleasure.

Ruling year info

2002

Executive Director

Dr. Leah Briick

Main address

PO Box 916

Acworth, GA 30101 USA

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EIN

58-2649224

NTEE code info

Professional Societies & Associations (F03)

Mental Health Treatment (F30)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

The Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH)

SASH provides up to date resources for those seeking help from problematic sexual behavior (sex addiction). The resource directory lists professionals in the United States and abroad. Our training programs provide professionals with the most current evidence-based practices for treatment.

Population(s) Served
Adults

SASH is pleased to offer the follow premier training curriculum to professionals in the mental health and other professional fields. The ATPSB program is dedicated to addressing and treating harmful sexual behavior.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to witness and be a part of the new experience SASH is offering! The Summer Institute is a forum for experts in the field to join together to describe their own findings and interests on an important and trending topic.

Population(s) Served
Ethnic and racial groups
Adults
Sexual identity
People with intellectual disabilities
People with physical disabilities

The SASH Annual Conference is one of the most engaging and influential conferences in the industry. It is the one conference that bridges the gap, bringing together professionals from all disciplines related to sexual health and problematic sexual behavior. The conference remains uniquely positioned to put forth critically important educational sessions for all that attend. Held annually in October, the conference rotates between three locations around the US. The SASH conference consistently boasts a diverse faculty and this year will be no different. With topics focusing on sexual health, sexual education, diversity, sexual responsibility, sex addiction, sex offending, partner and family impact/trauma, human trafficking, professional challenges and so much more how you could not attend.Professionals from a multitude of disciplines find value in the depth of learning that is offered at SASH conferences.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Women
LGBTQ people
Men
Ethnic and racial groups

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    SASH has a large audience and serves sexual health professionals and people in need of sexual health services. Our professional audience includes clinical professionals, coaches, educators, researchers, attorneys and legal professionals, medical providers, and sex therapists.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Community meetings/Town halls,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    We updated our membership offerings and how we often communicate with members to ensure we are giving them the best possible experience. We have added more free resources available to the public. We created a Summer Institute that focuses on a specific topic that is trending and important to the sexual health community. We are offering online trainings to give more people access to learning about sexual health. We began a YouTube series called Conversations from the Couch that takes an in-depth look at important topics through thoughtful conversations with leaders in the sexual health community.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • How has asking for feedback from the people you serve changed your relationship?

    By asking for feedback the people we serve feel heard and recognize that their voice matters. We actively listen and make changes as appropriate to serve the needs of our community.

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We act on the feedback we receive,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback,

Financials

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The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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THE SOCIETY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SEXUAL HEALTH INC

Board of directors
as of 11/16/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Dr. Matthew Hedelius

Paradise Creek Recovery Center

Term: 2019 - 2023

Mark Drax

My Mentor

James Olson

Pacific Behavioral Health

Allan O'Bryant

Outer Circle Recovery

Steve Devlin

Matthew Hedelius

Paradise Creek Recovery

Terry Post

JLS Consulting

Richard Blankenship

Capstone Counseling and Coaching

Tanisha Ranger

Insight to Action

Daryl O'Bryant

James Chadwick

JLS Consulting

Michael Barta

Shane Kraus

Univ of Nevada

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 11/16/2021,

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

 

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 11/16/2021

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Data
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.