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Stopping Sex Trafficking: The Role for Health and Social Services

80% of human trafficking survivors report being seen in some form of health care, while only 6% of health care providers report treating a victim of human trafficking. Health care and social service providers play a crucial role in disrupting the cycle of trafficking. This cycle starts at an early age with children in the child welfare system being disproportionately affected by sex trafficking. It is important for these agencies and social services to collaborate in order to identify trafficked persons and support survivors. Speakers: Nikki Valila, Director of Training, My Life My Choice, Justice Resource Institute Jennifer Martin, LICSW, Staff Clinician, Project Reach, The Trauma Center, Justice Resource Institute Additional panelists to be announced **1.5 free Social Work CEUs available** Space is limited; please register.

When 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Building Kilachand Center, 610 Commonwealth Ave.
Contact Name Nilagia McCoy
Phone 617-358-1889
Contact Email nilagia@bu.edu
Contact Organization Center for Innovation in Social Work & Health
Fees Free