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Human Trafficking Awareness Symposium
October 10, 2009

8:30 AM Registration and sign in

9:00 AM Welcome comments, introductions
- HT Task Force Chairman, Betty Edwards
- YWAM Director, Scott Homan
- Zonta Club of the Pikes Peak Area President, Laura Stamp

9:15-10:15 Nola Theiss, Exec Director, Human Trafficking Awareness Partnerships
                        Human Trafficking Update: What We Know Now

10:15-10:40 Snack Break

10:40-11:40 Nancy Winston, Director, Shared Hope - America's Prostituted Children

11:40-12:30 Lunch

12:30-1:30 PANEL
- Lauren Croucher, HT Project Manager, Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA) -       Colorado Grant, and Statewide Activities
- AJ Alejano-Steele, Program Coordinator. Polaris Project - The Colorado Springs Community
      Needs Assessment: The power of data and transformation into action
- Tarrie Burnett, Health and Wellness Coordinator, Lutheran Family Services:
      Victim Service Connection to Law Enforcement
- Becky Berring, Program Manager, Pikes Peak Behavioral Health Group's Mental Health             Center - Child and Family Network - Addressing Trauma Through Art and EMDR

1:30-2:00 Q & A - All presenters and speakers

Break out sessions repeat so attendees can choose two!

2:00-2:45 Breakout session (1)

2:45-3:30 Breakout session (2)

The Child Victim-who is she? - Nancy Winston, Director, Shared Hope

Research and capacity building: Expanding the service provider network in Colorado Springs
- AJ Alejano-Steele, Program Coordinator, Polaris Project Colorado
- Amanda Finger, Coordinator, Polaris Project Colorado

Collaboration - Federal Government, NGO's, and Local Law Enforcement-
- Lauren Croucher, HT Project Manager, COVA
- Special Agent Boteler, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Law enforcement training - connection to victim and legal service providers
- Tarrie Burnett, Health and Wellness Coordinator, Lutheran Family Services
- Trooper Brian Abbrecht, Colorado State Patrol

3:30-4:00 Wrap up and Closing comments

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Last revision date: October 2, 2009