ASSERT NATIONAL is a multi-disciplinary professional Society founded in 1977 to provide opportunities for people working in the field of sexology.
The ASSERT National committee is composed of 2 elected members from each of the incorporated affiliated state branches. Currently these include NSW, Vic, SA and Qld.
All ASSERT National members are members of their state branches or a branch of their choice.
ASSERT National is a member of WAS (World Association for Sexual Health) and the AOF (Asia Oceania Federation).
ASSERT NATIONAL MISSION STATEMENT
ASSERT is an organization dedicated to educating and supporting professionals working in the field of sexuality/sexual health.
The society is active in the continuing professional education of its members and is a forum for the exchange of ideas and research, and peer networking and support.
ASSERT has specific defined objectives:
1 To advance the scientific study and professional practice of sex education, counseling, research and therapy.
2 To encourage and promote – through its members and the wider community – the development of related areas of professional knowledge and the practice of sexology.
3 To maintain and encourage high standards of professional ethics, competence, conduct, education, qualification and achievement among professionals in the field.
4 To achieve the wider dissemination of knowledge and thought about sexology and related issues.