Here you will find a schedule of upcoming KPACT events, including discussion groups, workshops, seminars, and more.   KPACT courses now offer continuing education units (CEUs). To learn more or to register and pay for CEU credits, email,  while our registration gateway is under construction.

Upcoming KPACT Events

Date: Friday, October 20, 2017
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Location: Tribe Healing Arts Center | 1819-21 W Belmont Ave, Chicago
2 CEUs are available – $20

Understanding Infantilism & The ABDL
(Adult Baby Diaper Lover) Community

Presenter: Laura Grimes, LCSW

Working with clients who are a part of the ABDL community can be difficult when there is little clinical information/training on infantilism.  People within this community often struggle with feeling marginalized within the larger kink communities, and then struggle additionally with finding a knowledgeable and kink-positive therapist who can help them and their partner(s) understand their desires and how they fit within the larger context of their lives.  This lecture/discussion will highlight basic knowledge about the topic of infantilism and discuss clinical implications for individual and couples therapy.


  1. Speak with understanding the basic concepts and terms used about infantilism.
  2. Assess a client’s sexual identity and the possible behaviors and implications associated with it.
  3. Identify the possible strengths and struggles individuals and couples may face when incorporating infantilism into their identity/lives.

Laura Grimes is a licensed clinical social worker and a clinical instructor within the Loyola MSW program. She trained as a sex therapist with Dr. Domeena Renshaw and provides sex therapy around a wide range of issues including but not limited to: sexual intimacy problems, low sex drive, or differing sex drives in relationships, BDSM/kink, polyamorous or non-monogamous relationships, sexual issues related to chronic illnesses such as cancer, stroke, HIV/AIDS & depression.

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CEs for KPACT events and courses are generally available to psychologists, social workers, counselors and other licensed psychotherapy practitioners.  KPACT courses are sponsored by LifeWorks Psychotherapy Center. LifeWorks maintains responsibility for KPACT programs and their content.

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2017 Events Calendar

2017  March      Experience the Polycule
2017 July            Sorry folks, we are taking the summer off for self care!
2017 October   Understanding Infantilism & The ABDL (Adult Baby Diaper Lover) Community

Register/RSVP for Upcoming Events

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Previous Events

2016   October          Top 10 Poly Power Problems
2016   July                    Power exchange in BDSM Relationships
2016   April                  Julie Diamond, Power: A User’s Guide (more info above)

2015   October    Working with Sex Workers
2015   July              Kink & Catharsis
2015   April            Therapist Bias — Lifelong Learning

2014   October    Personal & Professional Boundaries in Small Communities


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