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April 10, 2018
Time Description
8 - 9 a.m. Registration and networking
8 - 9 a.m. HT 101 (Room 127)
9 - 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Intro
9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Keynote: Engaging in the Journey - Jessa Dillow Crisp
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Breakout Session 1
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Breakout Session 2
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch & Networking (Video projection of sponsors and support)
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Survivor Panel
Angela Renfro
KD Roche
Tebogo "Tebby" Kaisara
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Breakout Session 3
3:30 - 3:45 p.m. Break
3:45 - 4:30 p.m. Amy Leenerts - Community Outreach (What can you do?)
4:30 - 4:45 p.m. Closing Remarks and Networking

Conference Dates

APRIL 10, 2018

IU Southeast
4201 Grant Line Road
New Albany, IN 47150

University Center North
Hoosier Room

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Breakout Session 1

Investigation and Prosecution of Human Trafficking Cases
Presented By: Roger Logsdon and Shaunestte Terrell

This session will investigate a case from the beginning stages of an investigation through the disposition. We will also discuss how law enforcement and prosecutors' offices can collaborate in the judicial process.

Familial Human Trafficking
Presented By: KD Roche

This session will look to understand familial human trafficking, often a hidden crime. KD will discuss myths that have kept victims of familial human trafficking, unidentified.

Intersection of Addiction and Human Trafficking
Presented By: Trisha Prickett and Kristen Williams

Experts highlight how substance abuse impacts individuals at risk of, currently experiencing, or recovering from commercial sexual exploitation.

Breakout Session 2

Providing services to victims/survivors of human trafficking
Presented By: Trisha Pricket

This session will provide tools for working with and engaging victims/survivors of human trafficking.

Survivor led services
Presented By: Angela Renfro

This session will explore collaboration with community agencies, law enforcement, and service providers with survivor led focus is working within the Kristy Love Foundation.

Combating the Demand for Sex trafficking and Sexual Exploitation
Presented By: Rus Funk

This workshop will provide an overview of the dynamics that drive the demand for sex trafficking and sexual exploitation and offer some models of community-based efforts to combat the demand. Participants will be updated on the initial efforts being planned for the Southern IN area, and invited to participate.

Breakout session 3

Forensic Interviewing
Presented By: Kristen Myers and Rebecca League

This session will discuss the forensic interviewing process for alleged human trafficking victims served at a Child Advocacy Center and identify the essential multidisciplinary team collaboration.

IPATH's Labor Trafficking Committee Training: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Addressing Labor Trafficking in Indiana
Presented By: Tebby Kaisara, Kristin Hoffman, and Esteban Oritz

Training Goals

  • Define labor trafficking in Indiana and understand the "reasonable person standard" for a forced labor analysis
  • Recognize common vulnerabilities/circumstances that contribute to victims feeling trapped
  • Define survivor-centered anti-trafficking work
  • Learn to recognize red flags of labor trafficking and related crimes
  • Outline T and U Visa requirements and benefits
  • Identify local law enforcement agencies and service providers who can help survivors in Indiana

Youth Experiencing Homelessness are Vulnerable to Sex Trafficking in Kentuckiana: The Role of Trauma and Technology
Presented By: Jen Middleton

This presentation will highlight findings from a recent sex trafficking prevalence study of homeless and runaway youth and young adults throughout Kentuckiana. Key findings will be presented and implications for homeless youth serving agencies and victim service providers will be discussed.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Participants will be able to identify populations that are most at-risk for human trafficking
  2. Participants will be able to describe the scope of sex trafficking in Kentuckiana and ways in which technology is used to facilitate commercial sexual exploitation
  3. Participants will be able to identify the most common types of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) among youth who have been trafficked
  4. Participants will be able to identify the ways in which the service needs of sex trafficked homeless youth vary from the service needs of non-trafficked homeless youth