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3rd Annual Anti-Trafficking Conference | Human Trafficking: It Can Happen To Anyone

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This year’s conference It Can Happen to Anyone, Anywhere, features 13 hour-long presentations by doctors, lawyers, scholars, counselors, and survivors that are tailored for professionals who work with human trafficking victims, as well as students and their parents. The webinars will be recorded and available from Saturday, January 29 – Monday, February 28, 2022. 

Special topics include—

  • male and LGBTQ+ trafficking victims and other vulnerable populations,
  • Internet safety,
  • risk factors,
  • how to talk to your teen,
  • how to make your home a safe space,
  • drug epidemic and human trafficking, and
  • legal issues.


Boys Too:  A Survivor’s Perspective  
Jose Alfaro | Human Trafficking Survivor Leader, Speaker Author, Advocate, Activist    

Let’s Talk Legal:  Emerging Trends in Sex Trafficking  
Danielle Bianculli Pinter, Esq.  Sr. Legal Counsel for the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) Law Center    

Basic Facts and Awareness about Human Trafficking for Teens  
Dr. Stephanie Streat | Social Worker and Contributing Faculty Member at Walden University  

Internet Safety from a Survivor’s Perspective  
Alicia Kozak | Motivational Speaker, Advocate, Internet Safety Expert  

The Glamorization of Sex  
Rayanne Irving | Host of Focus Forward Podcast  


Beyond the Classroom: Augmenting Prevention Education in the Home  
Bill Woolf, Founder, Anti-Trafficking International 

Establishing Emotional Connections and Parenting in a 21st Century World  
Bella Youssef and McKenna Toler | Mental Health Counselors 

Facilitated Board Game to Raise Awareness of Sexual Exploitation of Children  
Dr. Maria Villar | Florida International University and Dr. Jessica Wendorf-Muhamad | Florida State University  

A Mother’s Story  
Susan Young, Director, ATI’s Parent Coalition to End Human Trafficking  


Relationship of Drug Trafficking to Sex Trafficking and Trauma  
George Swanberg | Drug and Alcohol Counselor, LSATP, LCW, MAC and Advisory Council Member, Anti-Trafficking International  

Screening & Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Human Trafficking In the Clinical Setting  
Dr. Katherine Deye, MD | Children’s National Medical Center and Co-Founder and Program Director of the CAREs Clinic    

Screen Addiction and Its Effects on Human Trafficking 
Deacon Marques Silva | Director for Child Protection and Safety for the Diocese of Arlington, Virginia   

Social Accountability and Vulnerable Populations as Targets of Human Trafficking  
Dr. M. Elizabeth Bowman | PhD, LICSW, LCSW-C, Assistant Professor of Social Work at Gallaudet University 

Date Created: December 13, 2021