Due to the current State of Emergency, the Southern Indiana Human Trafficking Coalition Conference Committee (SIHTCCC) has postponed the Southern Indiana Human Trafficking Conference at this time. Please check back for updates for the Fall.

May 12, 2020
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 - 10:45 a.m. Keynote Speaker - Roots of Resiliency - Rebecca Bender
10:45 - 11 a.m. Break
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Breakout Session 1
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch & Networking (Video projection of sponsors and support)
1:30 - 3 p.m. Breakout Session 2
3 - 3:10 p.m. Break
3:10 - 4:10 p.m. Breakout Session 3
4:15 - 4:45 p.m. Call to Action - Rebecca Bender
4:45 - 5 p.m. Closing remarks and networking

Conference Dates

May 12, 2020

IU Southeast
4201 Grant Line Road
New Albany, IN 47150

University Center North
Hoosier Room

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Breakout Session 1

Why Colorblindness Does Not Work: Creating and Sustaining Culturally Competent Anti-Trafficking Programs and Supporting Diverse Populations
Presented By: Morgan Rumple
Location: Room 120

IPATH’s Survivor-Centered Approach to Labor Trafficking in Indiana
Presented By: Emma Hughes and Laura Donatelli-Bow
Location: Room 122

Working with Child Victims in KY
Presented By: Jennifer Middleton and Victoria Dobson
Location: Room 127

Dissociative Disorders in Survivors of Early Developmental Trauma
Presented By: KD Roche
Location: Hoosier Room

Breakout Session 2

Innocence Lost: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
Presented By: Tracy and Judge Dowling
Location: Room 120

Human Trafficking Healthcare Provider Awareness and Recognition
Presented By: Christina Wicks and Rachel Warner
Location: Room 122

The Connection between ACEs, Trauma, and Human Trafficking
Presented By: Kimberly Gessford
Location: Room 127

Punitive to Restorative: Shifting the Expectations of Residential Care
Presented By: Katrina Mallory and Lindsay Price
Location: Hoosier Room

Breakout session 3

A Male Perspective into Familial and Commercial Sex Trafficking
Presented By: Eric Harris
Location: Room 120

US Response to Human Trafficking
Presented By: Heather Sams and Kathleen Neistadt
Location: Room 122

How to be Trauma Informed Rather than Token Informed
Presented By: Kristina Smith
Location: Room 127

Sexual Violence and Exploitation of People with Disabilities & Indiana’s Prevention Spectrum
Presented By: Haleigh Rigger and Cierra Olivia Thomas-Williams
Location: Hoosier Room