GATHER. LEARN. COLLABORATE.
____ Hosted by the Court Improvement Program of the Louisiana Supreme Court ____
HUMAN TRAFFICKING OF YOUTH IN LOUISIANA
Thursday, February 17th | 12:00pm-1:00pm
About This Training
The Court Improvement Program (CIP) of the Louisiana Supreme Court in partnership with the Pelican Center for Children and Families welcomes you to attend a virtual CIP Café on Human Trafficking and its impact on Child in Need of Care (CINC) cases.
This CLE/CEU will provide an overview of human trafficking in Louisiana and how child welfare and legal professionals might encounter trafficking victims. The training will also discuss barriers to identification and promising practices for serving trafficking survivors. Participants will be able to ask questions as well as learn about helpful resources and how to access more information.
- Define the legal characteristics of human trafficking and the sociological concept of human trafficking.
- Explore the scope and nature of human trafficking of youth in Louisiana.
- Examine recruitment, grooming, and psychological coercion to understand how it impacts victims of human trafficking.
- Identify research-based approaches to identification and response that focus on survivor empowerment.
- Consider how participants might integrate human trafficking identification and response into their practice/agency.
- Curtis Nelson, J.D., Deputy Judicial Administrator, Division of Children and Families, Louisiana Supreme Court
- Kate Shipley, Executive Director of the Louisiana Alliance of Children's Advocacy Centers
- Leanne McCallum, Strategic Projects Manager for the Louisiana Alliance of Children's Advocacy Centers
- Mark Harris, Executive Director, Pelican Center for Children and Families
12:00 - 12:20pm Introduction to Human Trafficking of Youth in Louisiana
12:20 – 12:35pm Impact on Victims and Research-Based Approaches on Survivor Empowerment
12:35 – 12:45pm Integrating Human Trafficking Identification and Response
12:45 – 1pm Questions and Answers
This training is free, has been approved for 1.0 hour of CLE. The CEU application is pending, and is designed for all judges, legal and child welfare stakeholders.
Registration Questions: 985-624-3514