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LIU Brooklyn Conference: All Hands on Deck - Responding to Commercial Sexual Exploitation, Domestic and International Sex Trafficking of Young Girls and Women

LIU-Brooklyn, Social Work Department

Thursday, August 8, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 4:30 PM

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LIU Brooklyn

School of Health Professions 

Department of Social Work

 

ALL HANDS ON DECK

Responding to commercial sexual exploitation, 

domestic and international sex trafficking of young girls and women 

 

  August 8, 2013 11:30am-4:30pm

LIU Brooklyn

1 University Plaza

Brooklyn, NY 11201

 

Information Fair, Student Poster Presentations, and Lunch (11.30AM-1.00PM)

Health and Education Alternatives for Teens (HEAT) @ SUNY Downstate Medical Center

City Bar Justice Center, Immigrant Women and Children Project (IWC)

New York Asian Women's Center

Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS)

LIU Social Work Department: presenting information from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center

 

Keynote and Panel Presentation/Discussion (1:00PM - 2.30PM) 

Keynote:

CHARLES HYNES, Brooklyn DA

 

Panelists include:

Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS)

Sienna Baskin, Esq, Sex Workers Project, Urban Justice Center

So Yeon Kang, Project Free, New York Asian Women's Center 

Jason E. Starr, Nassau County Chapter Director, New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU)

 

Workshops (concurrent 2.45PM-4.00PM)

Workshop 1:  Trauma-Informed Care Interventions

Participants in this workshop will learn about Trauma-Informed Care, the Adverse Childhood Events study, as well as hear about experiences gained, lessons learned, and interventions attempted in the implementation of Trauma-Informed Care. 

Presenters: Renie Rondon-Jackson, Ph.D, LCSW-R - LIU Brooklyn Social Work Department, and Brian Mundy, LCSW - Clinical and Evaluation Specialist at the Institute for Community Living (ICL).

 

Workshop 2: Youth Voices - Streetwise and Safe

"Streetwise and Safe (SAS) is a project by and for youth of color in New York City that shares the ins and outs, do's and don'ts, and street politics of police encounters between LGBTQQ youth of color and the police. We also stand for and with LGBTQQ youth with experience trading sex for survival needs".  In this workshop, youth leaders from the agency will discuss the experiences of sex work involved LGBTQQ youth - with a focus on the experiences of trans young women. 

Presenters: Mitchyll Mora, Campaign Staff & Researcher and youth leaders from SAS.

 

Workshop 3:  Human Trafficking - Creating Collaborative Efforts

The aim of this workshop is to provide an understanding of the best practice methods for the professional working in partnership with various agencies to respond to the growing crisis of human trafficking. This workshop will focus particularly on the needs of victims of commercial sexual exploitation.

Presenter: Alicia White, LCSW. Social Work Supervisor, Criminal Defense Practice, Brooklyn Defender Services.

 

Workshop 4: Sanctuary for Families: "From Mexico to the Bronx: One organization's response to international and domestic trafficking and forced prostitution"

Sanctuary for Families has nearly 30 years of experience providing clinical, legal, economic empowerment, and shelter services to trafficking survivors and other victims of gender-based violence. In this workshop, one of Sanctuary's counselors will present her organization's approach to providing trauma-informed care to address the clinical needs of this population, particularly those who have been trafficking from Mexico to NYC and those who are being trafficking domestically within the Bronx. The discussion will also touch on legal remedies for these populations as well as current advocacy efforts happening at the city and state levels.

Presenter: Sarah Dolan, LMSW. Adult Counselor, Sanctuary for Families.


Workshop 5: Girls Education and Mentoring Services [GEMS]: Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC) 101 & GEMS Services. The workshop will be led by young women from GEMS. It will include a short video clip, Q & A, a discussion of GEMS’ 15 year history & services, a discussion of language around the issue of CSEC, and a discussion of risk factors for CSEC.

Presented by youth leaders from GEMS.


Plenary (4:10PM-4:30PM)

Opportunity to reflect on the conference - and to identify next steps.

 

Conference Sponsors

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Women's Health

"Funding for this activity was made possible in part by the HHS, Office of Women's health. The views expressed in written materials or publications and by speakers and moderators at HHS-sponsored conferences do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government"

LIU Brooklyn School of Health Professions

LIU Brooklyn Gender Studies Program 

 

Conference Supporters

NCBW 100, LI Chapter

 

FAQs

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

See our website: http://www.liu.edu/Brooklyn/About/Visit/Location

The main entrance to the LIU Brooklyn Campus is on the corner of Flatbush Avenue and Dekalb Avenue.

Nearest Subways:

B or Q to DeKalb 

2,3,4,5 to Nevins St 

 

Parking:

There are 2 parking garages on the corner of Hudson Avenue and DeKalb Avenue

 

Once on campus, you will be directed to the Health Sciences Building - where we are holding the conference. 

 

 

 

Have questions about LIU Brooklyn Conference: All Hands on Deck - Responding to Commercial Sexual Exploitation, Domestic and International Sex Trafficking of Young Girls and Women? Contact LIU-Brooklyn, Social Work Department

When & Where


Long Island University - Brooklyn Campus
1 University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11221

Thursday, August 8, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 4:30 PM


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Organizer

LIU-Brooklyn, Social Work Department

LIU-Brooklyn Social Work Department offers BASW and MSW degrees.  The department offers a solid foundation for the social work professional.  Created in response to specific needs within the community and the field of social work.

www.liu.edu

 

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