IBOSP Conference Schedule

Friday, October 6, 2023 | 9am – 5pm EST

Saturday October 7, 2023 | 9am – 12:30pm EST


Madison Peluso, RMHCI, MCAP

Utilizing parent mediated interventions and comprehensive sex education to address out of control sexual behavior in teenagers diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder

Friday, October 6, 2023 | 4:30pm – 5:00pm EST

By the end of this conference presentation, attendees will be able to effectively understand, implement, and advocate for parent-mediated interventions aimed at managing out-of-control sexual behavior in teenagers diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, fostering a supportive environment for both the parents and the teenagers.This learning objective focuses on equipping conference attendees with the knowledge and skills necessary to address the specific challenge of out-of-control sexual behavior in this population. The objective aims to achieve the following outcomes:Understanding Parent-Mediated Interventions: Attendees will gain a comprehensive understanding of the principles and methodologies underlying parent-mediated interventions. This includes learning about evidence-based strategies, therapeutic approaches, and intervention tools to manage and support teenagers diagnosed with ASD exhibiting out-of-control sexual behavior.Implementation Skills: Participants will acquire practical skills to effectively implement parent-mediated interventions in their respective professional settings or personal contexts. The objective is to empower attendees to take a proactive role in supporting parents and their teenagers by providing actionable strategies to manage sexual behaviors.Empathy and Support: The learning objective emphasizes fostering a supportive and empathetic environment for parents. Attendees will learn how to engage in open communication with families, addressing their concerns and helping them navigate the challenges associated with out-of-control sexual behavior in a sensitive and compassionate manner.Advocacy: Participants will be encouraged to become advocates for the utilization of parent-mediated interventions within their professional fields and communities. The objective aims to empower attendees to promote awareness and acceptance of presenting needs while also advocating for appropriate resources and support systems.Overall, this learning objective seeks to equip conference attendees with the necessary knowledge, skills, and mindset to address the delicate issue of out-of-control sexual behavior in teenagers with ASD and support their families through parent-mediated interventions.

Presenter Bio: Madison Peluso


Madison Peluso is a passionate and emerging voice in the field of human intimacy and sexuality. Madison is the Co-Owner of Frankie’s Place Counseling and Prevention Services in Fort Myers, Florida, and works with various facilities as a consultant to train clinical staff on a wide range of therapeutic approaches and best practices.

With a background in mental health counseling and behavioral health, Madison brings a fresh outlook to conversations about out-of-control sexual behavior and its intersection with psychological well-being, fostering a nuanced and empathetic discourse that bridges the gap between clinical understanding and real-world application.

As a Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern, Madison’s authenticity and relatability make her a captivating speaker for audiences eager to expand their knowledge in working with specialized populations. Her presentation, Utilizing Parent Mediated Interventions and Comprehensive Sex Education to Address Out of Control Sexual Behavior in Teenagers Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, delves into an evidence based and proactive approach to addressing a complex issue.

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