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Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) 101: Basic Awareness Skills to Support System Involved Youth

Nola Kesia Brantley & Withelma TiOra “T” Ortiz Walker Pettigrew

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) 101: Basic Awareness Skills to Support System Involved Youth
Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) 101: Basic Awareness Skills to Support System Involved Youth

Time & Location

Jun 10, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM PDT

Online Event

About the Event

Nola Kesia Brantley & Withelma TiOra “T” Ortiz Walker Pettigrew

Training Description

Foster care and juvenile justice involved youth are at a very high-risk for commercial sexual exploitation. This training will provide an overview on CSEC in the United States. Participants will learn about CSEC risk factors, pathways to entry, the impact of CSEC on system-involved youth, CSEC identifying factors and CSEC needs.

Learning Objectives

· Explain commercial sexual exploitation of children.

· Identify 3 CSEC risk factors for system-involved youth.

·  Explain how running-away and homelessness puts system-involved youth at-risk for CSEC.

Agenda

10:00-10:15am  Trainer & Topic Introductions

10:15-10:30am  Human Trafficking and the Intersection with Sex Trafficking

10:30-10:45am  CSEC in California timelines

10:45-11:00am  Myths of CSEC

11:00-11:15am  Defining Sexual Exploitation

11:15-11:30am  Defining Commercial Sexual Exploitation

11:30-11:45am  Break (CE hours will not be provided for this time)

11:45am-12:00pm  Examples of the Commercial Sex Industry

12:00-12:15pm  State/National CSEC Statistics

12:15-12:30pm  CSEC & LGBTQ+ youth, CSEC and Males

12:30-12:45pm  CSEC & Native Youth, CSEC & African American Youth

12:45-1:00pm  CSEC & unaccompanied Youth, CSEC & Immigrant Youth

1:00-2:00pm  Lunch-break (CE hours will not be provided for this time)

2:00-2:15pm  CSEC & Youth with Intellectual Disabilities

2:15-2:30pm  CSEC & Gangs

2:30-2:45pm  CSEC Recruitment

2:45-3:00pm  CSEC Risk Factors

3:00-3:15pm  CSEC Pathways to Entry

3:15-3:30pm  CSEC Demand

3:30-3:45pm  CSEC Impact

3:45-4:00pm  Break (CE hours will not be provided for this time)

4:00-4:15pm  CSEC Identification

4:15-4:30pm  CSEC Needs

4:30-4:45pm  Building Resiliency with CSEC

4:45-5:00pm  Questions and Closing

Meet Our Trainer

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!

Withelma TiOra “T” Ortiz Walker Pettigrew is an international Anti-Trafficking Activist and Foster Youth Advocate. Beginning her work in Oakland as an Inaugural WestCoast Children's Clinic Y.A.P. advocate and a co-collaborator and leader during the inception of M.I.S.S.S.E.Y, advocating for Measure Y funding, and keynoting Alameda County's first HEAT conference. T is a leading force in advocating for the civil and social rights of all people, with specialized expertise in highlighting the intersectionality between the child welfare system and domestic child sex trafficking. Her Federal work was vital in the passing of The Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act and The JVTA (Justice For Victims of Trafficking Act). In 2021, she was Honored by NCMEC (National Center for Missing & Exploited Children) as a “Hero Award” Recipient. In 2020, she was awarded “The Last Girl Award'' from Apne Aap International (India). In 2014, she was named one of TIME Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the world”, a TIME Magazine “30 under 30” in 2013, and a GLAMOUR Magazine “Woman of the Year '' in 2011. Her work has influenced many organizations including The United Nations, Google, The U.S. Congress, The White House, The American Bar Association, The Aspen Institute, and The Johns Hopkins Institution. Notably, she has led a TEDx talk on Exploring Sexuality after Trauma. She has successfully petitioned the Associated Press to utilize practices conscious of survivor trauma and circumstance with her #NoSuchThingAsAChildProstitute Campaign. T is a Magna Cum Laude graduate from Morgan State University holding a degree in Strategic Communications.

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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