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Survivor-Centered, Trauma-Informed Advocacy and Services for Human Trafficking Victims (Webinar)
January 28, 2014
Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), U.S. Department of Justice
Family Violence Prevention and Services Program
City: 1:00 p.m. ET
Country: Satellite/Web Based
Event Site: Online
Join the presenters, Chic Dabby, from the Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence, and Cindy Liou, with Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach, in —
- Defining human trafficking and analyzing the root causes and socioeconomic factors of trafficking; distinguishing between trafficking and human smuggling, and the different manifestations and victim profiles of trafficking, including minors and adults, foreign nationals and U.S.-born individuals.
- Learning the current trends in labor and sex trafficking of immigrant and U.S. born individuals; the legal remedies available; and how laws and policies shape the responses to human trafficking.
- Identifying critical considerations and interventions at various points of contact – such as arrest, legal services, health and mental health services, and shelters – to better formulate collaborative partnerships among multidisciplinary agencies.
- Understanding trauma from repeated victimization, how this influences help-seeking behaviors, and how trauma-informed practices can guide case management.

Consider participating if you are –
- Staff and program grantees from the Departments of Justice, Health and Human Services, and Homeland Security.
- Direct victim service providers, including system-based victim advocates, domestic violence and sexual assault service providers, and child advocacy program staff.
- Community-based providers of social services, and mental health and substance abuse program staff.
- Run-away/homeless youth service providers, and advocates from immigrant and refugee service programs.
Event URL:
Name: Nancy Wan
Affiliation: API Institute
Phone: 415-568-3313

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