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Commercial Sexual Exploitation and LGBTQ System Involved Youth

Nola Kesia Brantley

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Commercial Sexual Exploitation and LGBTQ System Involved Youth
Commercial Sexual Exploitation and LGBTQ System Involved Youth

Time & Location

Nov 03, 2022, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM PDT

Online Event

About the Event

Nola Kesia Brantley

Training Description

The training will begin with an overview of issues faced by the LGBTQ community such as discrimination and the overrepresentation of LGBTQ youth in the Foster Care and Juvenile Justice systems. The training will then look at risk factors and pathways of entry into sexual exploitation and commercial sexual exploitation for LGBTQ system involved youth. The training will then focus on experiences of LGBTQ system involved youth in the commercial sex industry. The training will conclude with strategies to more effectively work with Foster Care and Juvenile Justice involved LGBTQ youth with experiences in the commercial sex industry.

Learning Objectives

· Participants will be able to increase their language sensitivity with LGBTQ youth.

· Participants will be able to identify 3 examples of discrimination LGBTQ youth encounter throughout their lifetime.

· Participants will be able to increase their understanding of the intersection of family rejection, homelessness, and involvement in sexual exploitation and commercial sexual exploitation.

· Participants will be able to identify at least 2 pathways of entry for sexual exploitation and commercial sexual exploitation for LGBTQ system involved youth.

· Participants will be able to increase their understanding of the intersection of involvement in the foster care and/or juvenile justice systems and involvement in sexual exploitation and commercial sexual exploitation.

· Participants will be able to identify at least 2 needs of LGBTQ system involved youth who are being commercially and sexually exploited.

Agenda 

9:30-9:45am  Topic/Trainer Introduction

9:45-10:15am  Language Sensitivity

10:15-10:45am  Risk Factors

10:45-11am  Break (CE Hours will not be offered for this time)

11:00-11:30am  Risk Factors Continued

11:30am-12pm  Protective Factors

12:00-12:30pm  Agency Assessment

12:30-1:30pm  Lunch Break (CE Hours will not be offered for this time)

1:30-2:00pm  Sexual Exploitation of LGBTQ youth

2:00-2:30pm  Pathways of Entry

2:30-3pm  Experiences in Exploitation

3:00-3:15pm  Break (CE Hours will not be offered for this time)

3:15-3:45pm  Experiences in Exploitation Continued

3:45-4:15pm  Becoming an Ally to LGBTQ youth

4:15-4:30pm  Questions and Evaluations

Meet Our Trainers

Nola Kesia Brantley, CEO & Founder of Nola Brantley Speaks has become nationally recognized as a powerful Survivor voice for the issue of child sex trafficking through her moving and information packed public speaking. Her hard work and perpetual vigilance has brought both focus and concrete resources to this chronically underserved and largely unrecognized population of victimized youth. Nola’s approach aims to be holistic!

This course meets the qualifications for (5.5) BBS CE Hours for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.

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