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Webinar – “Working With Human Trafficking Survivors With Disabilities”


Wednesday, November 10, 2021    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Experts and advocates in the autism and intellectual and developmental disabilities field will discuss working with human trafficking survivors

Caregivers and professionals are invited to join the University of Illinois Chicago’s Institute on Disability and Human Development (IDHD) , The Autism Program (TAP) and Illinois LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) for “Working With Human Trafficking Survivors With Disabilities” on Nov. 10 from 12 – 1 p.m.

This webinar provides an overview of what human trafficking is and how it affects individuals with disabilities.

Speakers Jody Haskin, Susan Kahan and Jessica Hinman will discuss the challenges that may arise when working with someone with disabilities and the ways that clinicians can overcome challenges to best support the individual.

Topics will include:

  • Understanding how individuals with disabilities are at risk of human trafficking
  • Identifying red flags of human trafficking in your clientele
  • Understanding how to appropriately refer and provide services to individuals who have experienced trafficking

This is the second session in the “Human Trafficking and Disability Series.”

Register for this webinar here.

You can also review the Human Trafficking and Disability Series flyer.