Sex Addicts Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share experiences, strengths, and hopes with each other for the purpose of finding freedom from
addictive sexual behavior and help each other recover from sex addiction. The role of a human service professional is to provide:
An accepting, non-threatening, and non-judgmental environment where common struggles can be shared openly Assist willing participants learn how to apply the principles of SSA’s Twelve Steps to everyday lives Strict privacy measures and confidentiality so that meetings are a safe place for each member. Assist individuals looking for help determine if they are sex addict by utilizing comprehensive medical, family, and mental-health information to distinguish sexual addiction from medical and other mental-health disorders Long Term Support and Relapse Prevention plans to ensure members know that they can come back and start over if they need to
Notes Slide #3: SAA is incorporated as a worldwide non-profit organization. Therefor the International Service Organization (ISO) conducts the official business of SAA.
ISO serves as the center of business operations and service evaluation among the independent SAA groups world wide. Among many operational management functions, The ISO responsibilities include: Assures compliance with all laws and regulations governing non-profit corporations Registers and protects SAA trademarks and copyrights
Accounts for SAA resources, including money, assets, and human resources Plans the budgets and manages the financial aspects of all fellowship-wide activities. Finally, maintaining and evaluating SAA Twelve Steps program services to ensure clients are receiving quality services and set program parameters are followed and organizational goals met.