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PLEASE BE ADVISED:

Topics and words used in this conference, may be found offensive to some but are the reality of these types of crimes.

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Child Advocacy Center

Conference 2020
PO Box 1441
Carlsbad, NM 88221

Purchase order (PO) The following must be present on the PO: a valid PO number and names of attendees.

Conference entrance will not be permitted without purchase order or payment in full.

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Pimp Culture
Julie Kenniston MSW, LISW
Child Exploitation Consultant
Survivor Informed Practice
Suleman Masood
Subject Matter Expert
The Rise of Online Exploitation of Children
Heidi Olsen RN, MSN, CPN, SANE-P
Mercy General Hospital
Trauma Informed Interviewing
Mandi Abernathy- HT/ICAC
NM Attorney General's Office

Trauma Informed Interviewing

In this session, attendees will understand and learn how to effectively interview individuals of psychological trauma, how individual trauma impacts investigations and obtaining the most accurate information.

Pimp Culture

In this session, attendees will learn about the recruitment and engagement process used by abusers, in addition to the culture and business model of sex trafficking.

Introduction to Human Trafficking

In this session, attendees will be taught how to recognize what sex trafficking looks like in their cities, towns, and villages.  One we realize that this happens in our own backyard, we must learn to recognize the signs and find a venue through which we can respond.

Survivor Informed Practice

A survivor-informed practice includes meaningful input from a diverse community of survivors at all stages of a program or project, including development, implementation and evaluation. Learn to put this practice in play and how communities can recruit and partner with survivors in improving their agency’s vision/mission.

The Rise of Online Exploitation

of Children

This presentation discusses the vulnerabilities that exist online for children, the way that traffickers groom victims through social media and pornography and how we can empower and protect kids as they navigate the online world.

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Introduction to Human Trafficking
Anna Brewer
HT Training Consultant
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Human Trafficking, Youth Homelessness, and DMST
Jazmine Goodman
NM Dream Center
Human Trafficking for First Responders
Anna Brewer
HT Training Consultant
Using Trust-Based Relational Intervention with Human Trafficking Victims
Kristin Murray & Hillary Cobb
Voice of Hope/One Voice Home
Effects of Complex Trauma
Michael DeBernardi, PsyD, MS
Clinical Psychologist and CEO - The Life Link

Effects of Complex Trauma

This workshop will explore the impact of trauma on the brain and development, particularly the severe complex trauma experienced by survivors of human trafficking.  Through an understanding of the debilitating effects of trauma on our clients, we can better conceptualize their internal experience and external behaviors to more effectively meet them where they are at and partner with them through the long recovery process.

Human Trafficking, Youth Homelessness, and DMST

In this session, attendees will cover a variety of topics concerning human trafficking within New Mexico, and what the New Mexico Dream Center does to combat these issues.

Building Trust

In this session, attendees will discuss the benefits of law enforcement officials, victim advocates, and other professionals and building successful collaborative partnerships to serve and support victims.

Human Trafficking for

First Responders

In this session, attendees will learn the principles of REALIZE, RECOGNIZE, and RESPOND.  This session is recommended exclusively for: first responders, 911 Operators, law enforcement, fire, health care providers, CAC's, and prosecuting attorneys, and is specific to their mission.

Using Trust-Based Relational Intervention with

Human Trafficking Victims

In this session, attendees will  learn how TBRI, a therapeutic model that trains service providers to provide effect support and treatment for at risk children and adults, can be used in rural New Mexico.

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Building Trust: The Intersection of Law Enforcement and Advocates
Sunny Slaughter
Vulnerability Expert
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Boundaries and Self Care with Human Trafficking Victims
Suleman Masood
Subject Matter Specialist
Overcoming Stigmas and Advocating for Victims of
Human Trafficking in the Healthcare Setting
Heidi Olsen RN, MSN, CPN, SANE-P
Mercy General Hospital
Crisis Response, Barrier-Free Housing, and Advocacy for Survivors of Trafficking
Lynn Sanchez, MA, LPCC
Director of HT Aftercare-The Life Link
Human Trafficking in a Rape Crisis Center or Non-profit Agency
Mariana Landaverde
HT/Legal Advocate

The Federal Response to

Human Trafficking

In this session, attendees will learn the best practices for working with human trafficking victims. Attendees will also get the federal perspective on advocating for these victims.

Boundaries and Self Care with

Human Trafficking Victims

Whether it be through court proceedings, service provision, or partnering with a survivor, the human trafficking field can put a heavy burden on the expectations of a survivor of human trafficking. Learn to set expectations and boundaries that should exist between a survivor of trafficking, and the service provider. By establishing boundaries and modes of self-care, an agency/individual has the ability to successfully meet their goals without compromising those that they are working with and avoid burnout themselves.

Overcoming Stigmas and Advocating for Victims of Human Trafficking in the Healthcare Setting

This talk discusses the ways that we can provide empathetic care, build trust, overcome stigmas and provide compassionate care to survivors of human trafficking in the healthcare setting.

Crisis Response,

Barrier-Free Housing, and Advocacy for

Survivors of Trafficking

This presentation will discuss a

person-centered comprehensive approach to housing, advocacy, and resource acquisition in New Mexico.  

Human Trafficking in a Rape Crisis Center or Non-profit Agency

In this session, attendees will learn about the potential victims of human trafficking, the struggles encountered when working with them, and how to help them; including being proactive with finding resources that they need.

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The Federal Response to
Human Trafficking
Roberta Lujan J.D., MSW
FBI Victim Specialist

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Using Your Talents to
Create Awareness
Pamela Rose Rodriguez Evans
Singer/Songwriter
Collateral Damage: Responding to the Hidden Crisis of Victimization
Sunny Slaughter
Vulnerability Expert
How are Traffickers grooming their Victims?
Kristin Murray & Hillary Cobb
Voice of Hope/One Voice Home
Accessing Services in Rural Areas for Human Trafficking Survivors
Nathan Padilla LCSW, MS, BS, AA
Clinical Director- Embrace
Special Considerations with Immigrant Human Trafficking Victims
Diana Torres &
Deshawnda Chaparro
Human Trafficking Attorneys

Special Considerations with Immigrant Human Trafficking Victims

This session will provide answers to the following questions: (1) Who are human traffickers? (2) Who are the victims? (3) How can human trafficking/immigration attorneys help these victims? (4) What immigration benefits are victims of human trafficking eligible for? (5) What other benefits do these victims have access to?

Using Your Talents to

Create Awareness

In this session you will learn how one woman took her new found awareness of human trafficking and used her vocal talents to inspire this very conference!  We tend to identify creativity with artists and inventors, but, in fact, creativity is in each and every one of us.  Identify how you too can use your talent to make a difference.

Collateral Damage

In this session, attendees will learn the importance of recognizing the collateral consequences of trauma experiences and exposures which impact direct and indirect victims of violence that can disrupt criminal prosecutions, interfere with behaviors, and have a lasting impact on individuals, families, and the community..

How are Traffickers grooming their Victims?

What is grooming and what makes someone vulnerable.  Why do victims stay and what can we do to keep people out of the hands of traffickers.

Accessing Services in Rural Areas for Human Trafficking Survivors

In this session, attendees will learn how to assess survivors needs in a culturally sensitive way, and work with their own experiences, including: past abuse, substance use, and mental or behavioral health. 

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