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ENGAGING SURVIVORS OF COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION TO END GENDER-BASED VI...

by Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law - Commercial Sexual Exploitation Institute
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The Inn at Villanova University

601 County Line Road

Wayne, PA 19087

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Engaging Survivors of Commercial Sexual Exploitation to End Gender-Based Violence

By: Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation

Thank you to the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security for their co-sponsorship of this event and continued support for the mission of the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law's Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE Institute).

The CSE Institute leads cross-disciplinary workshops and discussions aimed at engaging the survivor community to end gender-based violence on April 11-12, 2019. Workshops will be led by survivors and will encourage participants to engage in problem-solving scenarios on a variety of relevant topics and current issues in legislation, law enforcement, and education.

This event takes place on Thursday, April 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday, April 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Inn at Villanova (610 County Line Road, Radnor, PA 19087). It is open to the Villanova community and the public and is approved by Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 12 sustainable credits, approved by MPOETC for 12 CLEE credits and NASW-PA Chapter is a co-sponsor of this workshop. Nine (9) CEs will be awarded for completion of this course. NASW has been designated as a pre-approved provider of professional continuing education for social workers (Section 47.36), Marriage and Family Therapist (Section 48.36) and Professional Counselors (Section 49.36) by the PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists and Professional Counselors.

A networking reception and awards ceremony, hosted by Jennifer Storm, Victim Advocate for the Commonweath, will immediately follow the event on Thursday, April 11 at the Inn at Villanova featuring remarks from Anne Ream founder of the Voices & Faces Project. We are honored to announce that retired State Senator Stewart Greenleaf is the recipient of our 2019 Justice Done Award.

Schedule:

Day 1 – Thursday, April 11, 2019

8:00-9:00 Registration and Breakfast

9:00-10:30 Welcome Remarks and Panel Discussion: Alisa Bernard, Autumn Burris, Vednita Carter, Audrey Morrisey, and Christine Stark, Moderated by Shea Rhodes: Those Questions You Need Answered But Are Afraid to Ask

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:45 Workgroup Breakout Sessions (1 hour session)

12:00-1:15 Lunch with Plenary – Marian Hatcher: Connecting Personal Experience to Policy Reform: Examining “Exited Prostitution Survivor Policy Platform”

1:30-3:30 Workgroup Breakout Sessions (2 hour session)

3:30-3:45 Break

3:35-5:00 Workgroup Breakout Sessions (1 hour 15 minutes session)

5:30-8:00 Network Reception and Award Ceremony

Day 2 – Friday, April 12, 2019

8:00-8:30 Registration and Breakfast

8:30-10:00 Welcoming Remarks and Plenary: Alisa Bernard & Anjilee Dodge: Trauma Informed Organizations in a Survivor Centered Movement

10:15-12:15 Workgroup Breakout Sessions (2 hour sessions)

12:30-2:00 Working Lunch: Wrap up session for entire group of participants with Survivor Leaders

**Parking is free for all attendees

  • Program registrants who are unable to afford continuing legal course registration fees due to financial hardship may petition for registration fee waivers or discounted program fees. A petition for a reduced fee shall be filed at the same time the attorney pre-registers for the program, and states why the normal fee associated with the program causes the lawyer a financial hardship. The petition must be signed by the lawyer. The Law School's CLE coordinator may waive or reduce the fee for the CLE program at his/her discretion.


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601 County Line Road, Wayne, PA 19087

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