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Central Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Conference: June 8, 2017

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Crystal Ballroom

211 Farmington Avenue

New Britain, CT 06053

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Human Trafficking: A Survivor's Story and the Acute Psychology of Trauma

6.5 NASW credits approved.


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8:30 – 9:00 am Registration

9:00 – 10:30 am Before They Were Victims: Lures & Recruitment Tactics Used by Traffickers

10:30 – 10:45 am Break

10:45 – 12:15 pm The Mind/Body Effect: The Physical and Mental Toll Victimization Takes on Survivors

12:15 – 1:15 pm Lunch

1:15 – 2:45 pm Where Do We Go From Here?: Solutions, Collaboration, and Prevention

2:45 – 3:00 pm Break

3:00 – 4:30 pm The Impact of Human Trafficking on the Community: Panel Discussion


About the Speakers

Dr. Katariina Rosenblatt has a personal story of human trafficking from the time she was just 13 years of age to 17. Throughout her early life, she experienced several separate trafficking scenarios; recruited through a friend in her middle school to more organized crime trafficking rings. She has provided expert witness testimony on human trafficking cases in Florida, testified before the Florida legislature, and provided testimony in Congressional briefings on Capitol Hill related to human trafficking in Washington, D.C. Additionally, she has authored two books on human trafficking entities Stolen and Trafficking in America - The Most Undetected Human Rights Violation of Our Time and is the founder of an outreach and mentoring nonprofit to survivors of human trafficking, There Is Hope For Me.

Diana Juliao is a published author and public speaker who focuses her efforts on mentoring survivors of human trafficking and promoting mental health awareness. Diana has personally helped to rescue male and female survivors out of human trafficking in Orlando, Fla where she currently resides and works as the Executive Director of the nonprofit There Is Hope For Me, which was founded by her mother, Dr. Katariina Rosenblatt, a survivor of human trafficking. Her expertise is in working with male survivors, the recruitment process in schools and social media, as well as sharing her own personal experiences in combatting human trafficking and the effects of mental health on survivors.


This program has been approved for Continuing Education Credit Hours by the National Association of Social Workers, CT and meets the continuing education criteria for CT Social Work Licensure renewal.


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