​​​​2018 Conference Agenda
Tuesday, May 22 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Responding to Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking

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This workshop is designed to provide introductory information and prepare service
providers and first responders to identify, engage and provide long-term support to
sexually exploited youth. The introductory topics include: the social and cultural context
of the sex trades, the sub-culture of prostitution, types of exploitation, identification,
resiliency, trauma and global impacts of exploitation. The interventions and response
portion of the training is based on Stages of Change (Prochaska and DiClemente) and
is geared for community-based, drop-in, clinical and/or residential programs. Specific
approaches and interventions covered are: Relationship Building, Harm Reduction,
Safety Planning and Motivational Interviewing.

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Leslie Briner MSW

Youth Care
Leslie Briner has worked in the field of direct services with children, youth and families for fifteen years.  She began working in programs serving homeless families, youth with developmental disabilities, foster care youth and, since 2005, has worked with commercially sexually... Read More →

Tuesday May 22, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm PDT