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Identifying and Assisting Trafficked Children in Westchester County

International Organization for Adolescents

Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Friday, September 27, 2013 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Direct service providers: the children of New York need you.

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) &
The
International Organization for Adolescents (IOFA)
are pleased to invite you to

Identifying and Assisting Trafficked
Children in Westchester County
on
September 26th and September 27th, 2013
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
at
The Bedford Post
 
954 Old Post Road
 Bedford, NY 10567

 

This free two-day training is offered to OCFS and child welfare staff and other professionals in Westchester County that provide direct services to vulnerable youth.  This training is part of Child Right: New Yorka special project aimed at developing a coordinated response to child trafficking across New York State to address the commercial sexual exploitation of minors and child labor trafficking.

This training will cover the following topics: Child Trafficking as a Human Rights Issue, Framework for Responding to Child Trafficking in Westchester County, Identifying & Screening for Potentially Trafficked Children, Conducting Safe & Effective Outreach to Vulnerable Youth, Trauma and Clinical Responses for Trafficked Children, Best Practices for Providing Services to Trafficked Children, Preventing Trafficking of Children, Resources in Westchester County for Trafficked Children, & Coordinating with OCFS to Build An Agency Response to Child Trafficking.

Lunch will be provided. Travel and per diem expenses will be reimbursed at the state rate.

 

Space is limited. Participants who successfully complete both days of training will have access to free technical assistance and receive a certificate of training on child trafficking from OCFS and IOFA.

 

For more information, contact IOFA NY ChildRight Project Director Madeline Hannan at mhannan@iofa.org or Westchester DSS Director of Program Development Phil Goldstein at philip.goldstein@dfa.state.ny.us.

 

Participants are not considered registered until they receive a final 
confirmation notice via email from IOFA.

 

With generous support from the Bedford Post.

 

 

       Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor     |             Gladys Carrión, Esq., Commissioner

Have questions about Identifying and Assisting Trafficked Children in Westchester County? Contact International Organization for Adolescents

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The Bedford Post
954 Old Post Rd
Bedford, NY 10506

Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Friday, September 27, 2013 at 4:00 PM (EDT)


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