Richelle’s work is inter-disciplinary, prevention focused, and inclusive of and about folx with marginalized identities. As a Certified Sexuality Educator (1996) and Supervisor (2015) by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT), Richelle teaches a range of topics to various and diverse audiences and is especially noted for her work with and for I/DD and LGBTQ+ communities. She serves as the LGBTQ+ Health Initiatives Project Manager at Public Health Dayton Montgomery County. She coordinates the LGBTQ+ Health Alliance with over 60 community partner members as well as provides professional development, training, and programs.
In 2007, Richelle founded Southern Ohio Sexuality Education and Consultation Services, SOSECS LLC, where she contracts with government entities and schools throughout the United States. Richelle is steadfast about teaching human sexuality in an ethical, professional manner while incorporating critical pedagogy, and contemporary best practices. She considers it crucial that those delivering sexuality education not cause harm and remember that teachers are students, too.
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106