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As we draw back the curtains and shed light on the thousands of youth who are sex trafficked in this country, it becomes apparent that there are few placement options for those who need residential treatment. While many providers see increasing numbers of commercially sexually exploited youth in their milieus, finding quality programming that meets the very specific clinical needs of these young people is a challenge, one our field is now rising up to meet.
Presenter: Joann Schladale, MS, LMFT, Joann has been working in the field of trauma, child abuse and interpersonal violence since 1981. In 1991, as faculty at the University of Louisville, she developed and coordinated the internationally acclaimed Juvenile Sexual Offender Counselor Certification Program in addition to other courses focusing on violence prevention. She continues to teach courses on a collaborative approach for healing trauma, and stopping violence and sexual harm.