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Human Trafficking Conference: Building Awareness & Taking Action in Bucks County

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Human Trafficking Conference is still on as scheduled with no delays for Tuesday, January 9th.  Updated this morning, January 9th.
Date: January 9, 2018 (Snow Date: Jan. 10)
Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Place: Delaware Valley University, Life Sciences Building, 700 East Butler Ave, Doylestown, PA 18901
Registration and More Information – REGISTRATION CLOSED

Please join us for the inaugural BCAT conference that brings together healthcare providers, law enforcement, social service provides, businesses, and advocates. Learn the current human trafficking situation in Bucks County and Southeastern Pennsylvania. Learn and act on the importance of multi-disciplinary, coordinated response to human trafficking. Take a collaborative approach to creating action!

Continuing Education Credits Pending:

  • 5.5 CE credits PENDING to the PA Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors
  • 5.5 credits PENDING to the PA State Board of Nursing
  • 5.5 credits for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) PENDING through PA Continuing Legal Education Board


8:00 to 8:45 – Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45 to 9:00 – Welcome and Introductions
9:00 to 10:00 – Keynote – A Survivor’s Journey – Alison, Human Trafficking Survivor

10:00 to 11:00 – Workshop Session 1
A. Trafficking Abroad – Dan Emr
B. Impact Human Trafficking in Your Community: Understand the Roots of Demand – VAST (Valley Against Sex Trafficking)
C. Homeless Youth and The Intersection of Human Trafficking – Robert “Woody” Wood

11:00 to 12:00 – Workshop Session 2
A. Labor Trafficking of Foreign-Nationals – Stephanie Blakeman
B. Human Trafficking: The Role of the Health Care Provider – Linda Hagan, RN, BSN

12:00 to 1:15 – Lunch Provided

1:15 to 3:15 – Workshop Session 3
A. Prosecuting Human Trafficking – Chelsey Jackman, Esq.
B. The Tangled Web of Trafficking, Prostitution, and Substance Abuse – Renee Calhoun
C. Commercial Exploitation of Children, The More you Know, The More you Know – Mandy Mundy

3:15 to 3:45 – Panel Discussion – Presenters and BCAT
3:45 to 4:00 – Raffle, Conclusion, Certificates

Registration and More Information – REGISTRATION CLOSED

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