​​​​2018 Conference Agenda
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Michelle Guymon

Los Angeles County Probation Department
Michelle Guymon is currently the Director of the Child Trafficking Unit with Los Angeles County Probation Department. Ms. Guymon graduated from California State University, San Bernardino where she received her Masters Degree in Social Work. She is the project manager for Los Angeles County’s Law Enforcement First Responder Protocol for Commercially Sexually Exploited Children which was launched in August 2014, and which places a priority on treating children that are trafficked as victims rather than criminals. Ms. Guymon is a frequent presenter and trainer regarding child abuse issues, strategies for working with youth in the Probation system, and over the past 7-years has been presenting on the commercial sexual exploitation of children. She has also received numerous awards for her work in the area of child sex trafficking and has been featured in numerous articles and in the media as a subject matter expert in the area of child sex trafficking in Los Angeles, and more specific, within the juvenile justice system. Ms. Guymon is currently the lead on the Los Angeles County CSEC Integrated Leadership Team working with various county/community agencies to create a multi-system response model for CSEC in Los Angeles County. She is an advocate for youth and is, and always has been very passionate about her work within the Probation Department.