Dating among older adults
Participants gain information on understanding and addressing the barriers to financial stability and economic empowerment faced by victims of human trafficking in a client-driven manner. This session explores the effects of substance use as a coping tool, service barrier, and mechanism of control experienced by survivors of human trafficking.
This session, moderated by, Kristy Cho, OVC Fellow, features Amanda Eckhardt, Director of Programs, Restore NYC and Carolyn Lumpkin, Director of Empowerment Programs, CAST LA. Participants learn practical skills to better provide trauma informed services including advocacy, safety planning, documentation, referral, and program accommodation.
Participants gain information on how to incorporate survivor leadership and feedback into programming, ensuring a trauma-informed framework when engaging survivors, and share successful characteristics and methods for resolving challenges related to survivor-informed services. The webinar features a presentation by Kendra Harding, Program Coordinator with New Options for Women, a program of Lifeworks NW in Portland, Oregon.
This session features Nadia Swanson, LMSW, Coordinator of Training and Advocacy at the Ali Forney Center and Melissa Brockie, MSW, New Day Center Director at UMOM. P., Child Abuse Pediatrician, Center for Safe and Healthy Families, University of Utah Primary Children's Hospital and Elizabeth Hendrix, M. W., Trafficking in Persons Program Director, Asian Association of Utah. The session highlights how some agencies have forged creative and strategic partnerships with hotel brands, local public housing authorities, and federal agencies to streamline and expand access to emergency and long term shelter resources on behalf of trafficking survivors.
In this session targeted to sexual assault clinicians, providers will learn about the prevalence of strangulation associated with intimate partner violence, the physiology of strangulation, and patient care considerations. Blair of the Denver Police Department, this webinar highlights real-world solutions from Denver's Forensic Collaborative for At-Risk Adults, an elder abuse case review MDT.
In this session, grantees gain information on how relationships with medical professionals and health care systems can support the delivery of comprehensive, trauma-informed, and survivor-centered services. Three members of the team that worked toward the prosecution and conviction of Mohammad Sharif Alaboudi in 2013 discuss their involvement in the case.This session provides detailed, practical tips on where to begin with a new campus case, how to assist a survivor with obtaining the safety and remedial measures they need, and how to assist a survivor throughout all stages of the resolution process.Requirements under the federal Clery Act provide a foundation for an institution's campus safety and security policies.Civil legal advocacy and representation are critical needs for campus sexual assault victims who report violence to their institutions.After completing this webinar, participants will be able to identify some of the unique issues campus victims of sexual assault face and better understand what lawyers can do to access civil remedies to promote healing and recovery.
Please note that TIMS Online is an internal database for the Office for Victims of Crime that is only used by OVC Human Trafficking Program Grantees.