February 22: Northern Colorado’s First Annual Human Trafficking Symposium

A Face to Reframe will host Northern Colorado’s First Annual Human Trafficking Symposium.

Northern Colorado’s First Annual Human Trafficking Symposium is open to students, community members and professionals and is designed to meet various levels of training needs.

Northern Colorado Human Trafficking Symposium
Thursday, February 22
8:00am-5:00pm
Lory Student Center, CSU

Newer to the topic of human trafficking? Register for Track 101!

Participants will receive training in the new Colorado Human Trafficking Core Curriculum. Participants will be equipped to engage with coworkers and peers with up-to-date information and practical steps to join the effort. Registration for Track 101 is free.

Track 101 Schedule: 

8:00 – 8:50 Plenary One: Megan Lundstrom and Beth Bruno

9:00-11:20am Colorado Human Trafficking Council’s 101 Core Curriculum

11:30-12:50 Plenary Two: Jeremy Vallerand, Dr. Becca Johnson and Rebecca Bender*

1:00-1:50 Ending Demand with Officer Knab, Therapist Chris Bruno, and Survivor Leader Megan Lundstrom

2:00-2:50 The Economics of Sexual Exploitation: a look at supply and demand with Jeremy Vallerand

3:00-3:50 Larimer County’s Response with Hava Simmons and Beth Bruno OR

3:00-3:50 Incorporating Human Trafficking into Academics with Dr. Anderson and Dr. Steele

4:00-5:00 Plenary Three: Rebecca Bender

*Please note, pre-paid boxed lunches will be available to grab at 11:30 and the Lunch Plenary Sessoin will begin shortly after. You are welcome to bring your own lunch, but there will not be time to go offsite to eat.

Already gone through Human Trafficking 101 sessions and ready to take it to the next level? Register for the 201 Training Track!

Professionals will learn directly from trauma specialists, expert interviewers and survivor leaders to deepen their understanding and advance their work. Professionals will choose from 2-3 break-out sessions in each of our 5 time slots. Registration for Track 201 is $25.

Track 201 Schedule, Break Out Sessions:

  • Prevention: What Can Teachers, Youth Workers, Parents Do to Address This Among Youth. Practical Communication Skills To Build Trust and Recognize Hidden Red Flags. Best Practices 201 with Shelli Howard (9-9:50)
  • Colorado Human Trafficking Laws: From the Capitol to the Courtroom with Janet Drake (9-9:50)
  • Labor Trafficking and the hidden challenges for victims and the community with Angelika Carnes and Corey Wagner (9-9:50)
  • Trauma and Recovery with Dr. Becca Johnson (10-11:20)
  • Medical: Signs and Beyond with Megan Lundstrom (10-11:20)
  • Unique Challenges in Identifying and Serving Males with Judge Lung (1-1:50)
  • Vicarious Trauma – Putting on Your Oxygen Mask First Dr. Becca Johnson (1-1:50)
  • Ending Demand with Officer Knab, Therapist Chris Bruno, and Survivor Leader Megan Lundstrom (1-1:50)
  • The Art of asking good questions and Interviewing Youth with Kristin Dingwall and Isabelle Thurmer (2-2:50)
  • Unique Challenges of Seving LGBTQIA with Mary Durant (2-2:50)
  • The Economics of Sexual Exploitation: a look at supply and demand with Jeremy Vallerand (2-2:50)
  • My Life, My Choice with Megan Lundstrom and Sandi Robbins (3-3:50)
  • Incorporating Human Trafficking into Academics with Dr. Anderson and Dr. Steele (3-3:50)
  • Larimer County’s Response with Hava Simmons and Beth Bruno (3-3:50)
The finalized schedule for the breakout sessions will be emailed to emailed to registrants a week before the event. Every breakout session will receive a certificate of completion.
Northern Colorado’s First Annual Human Trafficking symposium is presented by the Richardson Foundation, in collaboration with Rescue: Freedom,  A Face to Reframe, Free Our Girls, and Colorado State University’s School of Business. Sponsored by U COUNT Campaign, Colorado State University’s Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative, Colorado State University’s Ethics Colloquium, Colorado State University External Relations, Life for the Innocent, and Zonta of Fort Collins.