Human Trafficking Webinar Series - Emerging from Trafficking: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Survivors

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- Add to Calendar 2022-05-25 15:00:00 2022-05-25 16:15:00 Human Trafficking Webinar Series - Emerging from Trafficking: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Survivors Description Since 2020, the U.S. Department of Education has conducted a webinar series to address the growing response of America’s schools to child trafficking. The series draws attention to the important efforts underway in our nation’s education community to address both sex and labor trafficking. On behalf of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Safe and Supportive Schools, the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) invites you to join the next webinar in this series, Emerging from Trafficking: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Survivors. Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2022 Time: 3:00 – 4:15 pm EDT Leaving a trafficking situation is a first step in healing. Another essential step for young people is to reenter or enter a school community. This can be difficult to do as students are processing their trafficking experiences. In honor of May’s Mental Health Awareness Month, this webinar focuses on approaches schools can take to support the mental health of students as they return to the school community. You will hear strategies you can implement in your schools, including trauma informed approaches, communicating with the young person and their families, and implementing individualized supports. Join us so you can add tools to your toolbox as you support young people who have experienced human trafficking. Speakers/Panelists Ruth Ryder, Assistant Deputy Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education. Tamara Clark, Director of Survivor Services, Love 146 (CT).  Charisma De Los Reyes, Student Wellness & School Culture Department, San Diego County Office of Education (CA).  Nikki Valila, Director of Training My Life My Choice – a program of JRI (MA). Suleman Masood, Council Chair, US Advisory Council on Human Trafficking. Webinar Materials The recording will be posted to this event page a day after the webinar. Speaker bios and slides will be posted on Wednesday, May 25th before the event begins.  Slides Speaker bios Recording (Coming soon!) Transcript (Coming soon!) Related Resources This event will reference the following resources, which we encourage you to access in advance of the webinar to inform participation: Preventing Sexual Exploitation Among Adolescent Girls: The My Life My Choice Curriculum Frequently Asked Questions Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children: A Guide for Parents Could This Be You? Peer to Peer Understanding Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Stages of Change Model in Commercial Sexual Exploitation Counseling   Registration You must register to participate in this presentation.  Register More Information For more information and resources, visit the following webpages dedicated to human trafficking: ED’s Human Trafficking webpage; the U.S. Department of State’s Human Trafficking webpage; and the Administration for Children and Families’ Office of Trafficking Persons’ webpage.   To view previous webinars in this series, go here. To offer questions for consideration by the speakers on this webinar, email them to ncssle@air.org with “Webinar Question” in the subject line.  Online Online noreply@air.org America/New_York public

Description

Since 2020, the U.S. Department of Education has conducted a webinar series to address the growing response of America’s schools to child trafficking. The series draws attention to the important efforts underway in our nation’s education community to address both sex and labor trafficking.

On behalf of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Safe and Supportive Schools, the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) invites you to join the next webinar in this series, Emerging from Trafficking: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Survivors.

Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Time: 3:00 – 4:15 pm EDT

Leaving a trafficking situation is a first step in healing. Another essential step for young people is to reenter or enter a school community. This can be difficult to do as students are processing their trafficking experiences. In honor of May’s Mental Health Awareness Month, this webinar focuses on approaches schools can take to support the mental health of students as they return to the school community. You will hear strategies you can implement in your schools, including trauma informed approaches, communicating with the young person and their families, and implementing individualized supports. Join us so you can add tools to your toolbox as you support young people who have experienced human trafficking.

Speakers/Panelists

  • Ruth Ryder, Assistant Deputy Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education
  • Tamara Clark, Director of Survivor Services, Love 146 (CT) 
  • Charisma De Los Reyes, Student Wellness & School Culture Department, San Diego County Office of Education (CA) 
  • Suleman Masood, Council Chair, US Advisory Council on Human Trafficking
  • Nikki Valila, Director of Training My Life My Choice – a program of JRI (MA)

Webinar Materials

Related Resources

This event will reference the following resources, which we encourage you to access in advance of the webinar to inform participation:

More Information

For more information and resources, visit the following webpages dedicated to human trafficking: ED’s Human Trafficking webpage; the U.S. Department of State’s Human Trafficking webpage; and the Administration for Children and Families’ Office of Trafficking Persons’ webpage.  

To view previous webinars in this series, go here. To offer questions for consideration by the speakers on this webinar, email them to ncssle@air.org with “Webinar Question” in the subject line. 


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