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Center for Combating Human Trafficking to offer Anti-Trafficking 101

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Nationally distinguished expert Karen Countryman-Roswurm, founder and director of Wichita State University’s Center for Combating Human Trafficking, will present an Anti-Trafficking 101 Workshop from 1-4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21 and again Friday, April 11, at the Hughes Metropolitan Complex, 5015 E. 29th Street N.

The workshop will focus on training participants in identifying and combating domestic sex trafficking and is open to members of the law enforcement community, healthcare professionals, social workers, clergy and interested members of the community. Contact hours for continuing education for professionals are available.

Registration for the event is required prior to the workshop. Contact the WSU Conference Office at 316-978-6493 to check availability. The cost is $25 per person or $35 with contact hours. All cancellations must be in writing.

In her workshops, Countryman-Roswurm offers education about the forms of human trafficking, those involved, risk and resiliency factors, prevention, and direct services through the process of assessment, intervention and community integration.

Countryman-Roswurm earned her master of social work and doctor of psychology degrees from Wichita State, and has more than 12 years of experience helping homeless, runaway and throwaway youth as a therapist, advocate, researcher and professor.

See more information about the conference.

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Created on Wednesday, January 08, 2014; Last modified on Wednesday, January 08, 2014