October 27- Human Trafficking in Los Angeles


Join ADL – Anti-Defamation League (Pacific Southwest Region)‘s Latino Jewish Roundtable as we learn about Human Trafficking in Los Angeles.

Thursday, October 27 at 7pm
Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills (8844 Burton Way, Beverly Hills)

-David M. Herzog (U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California)
-Avelino Reloj (CAST Los Angeles Survivor Caucus Member)
-Stephanie Molen (Director of Partnerships, CAST Los Angeles)
-Sargent Christopher Sciacca ( LA Regional Human Trafficking Task Force)

For more information, click here!

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October 8- 14th Annual Casa Youth Shelter Youth Leadership Conference


Casa Youth Shelter’s 14th Annual Youth Leadership Conference is a day of self-discovery, friendship, cultural exchange, leadership building, inspiration, and service. Attend a series of intensive workshops designed to educate and empower future leaders.

Dynamic keynote speaker  |  10 workshops to choose from  |  Community service hours  |  Lunch and opportunity drawings

Free for middle- and high-schoolers!

Register here!

Saturday, October 8, 2016
9:00am — 3:00pm (Check-in at 8:00am)


Los Alamitos High School
3591 Cerritos Avenue
Los Alamitos, CA 90720


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Conference: Human Trafficking – The Modern-Day Slavery

The Long Beach Community Improvement League (LBCIL) in collaboration with the Iranian Psychological Association of America (IPAA) and Los Angeles County Psychological Association (LACPA)

Will Present:      Human Trafficking – The Modern-Day Slavery

Saturday, August 27, 2016 – 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Long Beach Community Improvement League, Signal Hill Center

Las Brisas Community Room, 2399 California Avenue, Signal Hill CA 90755

An educational research-based conference on Human Trafficking Presented by experts, distinguished scholars, and psychologists Survivors of Human Trafficking Testimonials

The conference will emphasize the role of psychologists and their social responsibility in ending human trafficking and helping victims and survivors through public awareness campaigns, education and advocacy.  It will cover the following subject matters:

  1. An overview of research  on Human Trafficking: Prevalence and Risk of Violence and the Physical, Mental, and Sexual Health Problems Associated with Human Trafficking
  2. The social, economic, legal, physical, social, and psychological  impacts of Human Trafficking: Emphasis will be placed on psychological effects including:

Mind/body separation and disassociated ego states, Shame, Grief, Fear, Distrust, Self-hatred, Suicide, and Suicidal Thoughts.

  1. Helping Survivors to Cope

*Advance Registration Is Required – “First-come, first-served”; Only the First 50 Registered Individuals May Attend the Conference

*Psychologists and Mental Health Providers Current Members of IPAA or LACPA will receive 3 Continued Education (CE) by IPAA (APA approved CE Sposnor)

*Refreshments and Handouts Provided

LBCIL: www.lbcil.org   IPAA: www.myipaa.org LACPA: www.lapsych.org

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July 15 – Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation: Victim Health Care Needs

In conjunction with


 Pediatric Grand Rounds

Friday, July 15, 2016

Van Dyke Theater


  Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation:

Victim Health Care Needs

Jordan Greenbaum, MD

Medical Consultant

International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children

At the end of the lecture participants should be able to: 

  • Describe the nature of child sex trafficking in the US and common physical and emotional consequences
  • Apply suggest trauma-informed techniques for interacting with suspected victims
  • Recall the appropriate reporting process for suspected exploitation and trafficking and common medical referrals
  • No AB1195 was identified for this lecture

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May 16 – Strengthening Families Conference

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Strengthening Families Conference
Saturday, May 16, 2015
9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Long Beach City College – Bldg. E
4901 Carson St., Long Beach, CA 90808

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Sandra Murray, Medical Director
Child Abuse and Protection Team, Long Beach Miller Children’s Hospital
Dr. Elisa Nicholas, CEO
The Children’s Clinic

* Identifying child abuse and neglect and its impact
* Trauma-Informed Care: Effective interventions in the prevention and treatment of
toxic stress and trauma
* Building the social and emotional competence of children
* Enhancing father engagement
* Preventing child maltreatment
* SBCC Prevention and Aftercare SPA Wide Child Abuse Initiative
*Cost is free *Coffee/Pastries/Lunch by Corner Bakery Café provided *CECs available

This flyer will serve as the LBCC Parking Permit; please display on your dashboard.

Who Should Attend: Helping professionals, parents, caregivers, relative caregivers, foster
parents, medical professionals, teachers, childcare providers, law enforcement, clergy.
Register by Monday, May 11th, 2015 via:
Online: http://conta.cc/1xdJ3QX
E-mail: almatovar@all4kids.org
Phone: (714) 517-1900 ext. 217

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April 9 – FREE Conference in Long Beach in April

The City of long Beach Department of Health & Human Services (aka Long Beach Health Department) is hosting an all- day conference on April 9, 2015 Thursday at the Long Beach Marriott on 4700 Airport Plaza Drive Long Beach CA 90815.  This event takes the place of the LB HPG Meeting for this month.

This FREE EVENT is open to the public (200 slots available, free lunch included) but registration is required here:  https://lbpublichealthweek.eventbrite.com

Topics covered during the conference will include: Childhood Sexual Abuse, Cyber Security, Human Trafficking, HIV, Communicable Disease Outbreaks, Climate Change, Mental Health & Addiction, Men’s Health, Seniors & Fall Prevention, Accountable Communities for Health, Infant Health etc…

2015 Public Health Week theme: Healthiest Nation 2013.

Long Beach Public Health Week website for more information here http://lbpublichealthweek.com

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March 6 – 7 ENSURE JUSTICE Conference – Vanguard University


Coordination + Collaboration
Capacity + Compassion

What’s your role in the plan? 


12:30 pm – Registration Opens***

2:00 pm – Plenary 1 – Coordination – Panel Presentation

3:45 pm – Plenary 2 – Collaboration – Dr. Kirsten Foot + Panel

5:00 – 6:15 pm – Dinner Break (On your own, on site cash option available)

6:30 pm – Plenary 3 – Compassion Night – Dr. Jo Anne Lyon + Vanguard University Worship Team (Open to the community – FREE)

8:00 pm – Close of Day 1

***Lunch is NOT included on Friday, March 6.


8:30 am – Coffee & Networking

9:00 am – Plenary 4 – Capacity – Dr. Sandra Morgan

10:20 am – Workshop Set 1 (Five Workshop Tracks: Prevention Curriculum, Recovering Victims, Health, Church Engagement, and Spanish Tracks)

11:30 am – 12:30 pm – Lunch (included)

12:30 pm – Workshop Set 2 (Five Workshop Tracks: Prevention Curriculum, Recovering Victims, Health, Church Engagement, and Spanish Tracks)

2:00 pm – Plenary 5 – Latest Research in Human Trafficking – Cascading presentations of cutting edge research

4:00 pm – Plenary 6 – Collaboration Challenge + Closing

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March 20 ~ 21 – Preventing Abuse Conference

Preventing Abuse Conference 

 Santa Ana Double Tree Hotel Orange County Airport

201 East MacArthur Blvd,

Santa Ana, California 92707

About one hour south of Los Angeles and about one hour north of San Diego


Human Trafficking, Child Protection, Drug Cartels, Internet, Survivors, Pornography, and more

Inspiring Testimonies of Rescues

Who should attend:  Anyone interested in helping protect women, children and families



2 banquet luncheons and 2 day conference and more

Day 1

Registration opens daily at 7:45 A.M.

Friday, March 20, 2015 8:00 A M, to 4:30 P.M

Day 2

Registration opens daily at 7:45 A.M

.Saturday March 21, 2015 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 PM

Register Today—Space is Limited


Click the Registration Link Above  or call 323-851-3872

Early Bird Special of $79.00 per person (limited time)

One day registrations available–Call 323-851-3872

Hotel room registration information link follows below


Continuing Education Credits to be offered. Registration application required. Email: president@preventingabuse.org

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