2012 NEO Human Trafficking Symposium
Friday, August 10, 2012 from 8:15 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)
South Euclid, OH
Renee Jones Empowerment Center
Human Trafficking Conference
Location: Notre Dame College, South Euclid, Ohio
Date: August 10, 2012
Max capacity: 180 persons
Begin: 8:45 AM
End: 4:00 PM
Cost: $40 Early Bird. Registered before July 15, 2012.
$55 Registered after July 15, 2012
$25 Students (no accreditation, student ID must be presented and valid on day of conference)
Seating is limited. Early registration guarantees you will not be turned away at the door. Conference registration includes materials, coffee & pastries, and lunch. Continuing Education Credits for Nurses, Teachers, and Social Services Pending.
1 CEU for Social Workers Approved !!
8:15 – 8:45 Registration, Networking, Coffee & Pastries
8:45-8:50 Guests to seating
8:50-9:00 Short intro/welcome/logistics announcements/intro to performance piece
9:00-9:15 “The Game” an original drama by the RJEC Performing Arts Group
9:15-9:45 “Human Trafficking 101: Getting the word out in your community.” Sr. Cecilia Liberatore, SND
ONE HOUR OF SOCIAL WORKER CEU**
10:00-11:05 2 Part panel discussion – Part 1 - “2Smart4U” Teacher/counselor speaks about communication with youth regarding human trafficking, recognizing danger signs, providing a trusting environment. Possible areas of discussion include social media,
peer pressure's role, and social expectations before and after a person is victimized. Panel 35 minutes w/ Moderator, 10 minutes audience questions
Part 2 – “Human Trafficking Survivors Speak Out”- “What I wish I'd known and What I wish others had known” Panel includes victims and victim's advocate as moderator. 20 minutes.
11:05-11:15 Short Break
11:15-11:45 “Hard Shifts, Soft Hearts” What healthcare professionals need to know to identify and assist victims of human trafficking.
11:45- 12:20 Keynote Address – Renee Jones “Freeing Bodies, Minds, and Hearts: Challenges and accomplishments in helping trafficking survivors” (25 minutes speaking, 10 minutes Q&A)
12:20 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00- 1:10 Guests Return to Seats
1:10 - 1:45 “The Traumatized Child”- the special needs and considerations of child victims of sex trafficking – Dr. Peter Corpus, Director of Inpatient Services, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (30 minute presentation, 5 minute Q&A)
1:50 – 2:30 “Pimp Culture – Pimp Language: Identifying the methods, language, and tactics of sex traffickers and law enforcements role in bringing them down.” NEO Crimes Against Children Task Force. (30 minute presentation 10 minutes paneled questions).
2:30 – 2:40 Short Break
2:45 - 3:55 Panel Discussion – “Resolve to be a Resolver not a Bystander.” Updates from agencies and organizations working on trafficking in NEO. Proposed Panel includes representatives of Bellfaire, Coalition, Task Force, etc. Each panel member addresses pre-selected questions for first 45 minutes last 20 minutes are audience driven Q&A. RJEC representative moderates.
3:55 – 4:00 Thank you/closing address – final logistics
4:00 - 4:30 Providing Certificates of Attendance, table clean-up.