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NACSW is offering a workshop in Pittsburgh, PA on Monday, February 7th from 10:00 am to 11:30 am entitled, "Partnering to Address Human Trafficking: Fighting 21st Century Slavery." Our featured presenter for this workshop will be Jaime Evanoski-Turek, M.I.D., assistant director of The Project to End Human Trafficking in Pittsburgh, PA. This workshop will be held at The Salvation Army Headquarters on 700 North Bell Avenue in Carnegie, Pennsylvania 15106. Workshop Abstract The workshop will focus on addressing human trafficking and modern-day slavery by gaining a fuller understanding of what human trafficking is, how many are affected by this tragic social issue, who is most susceptible to victimization, the underlying causes of trafficking, and current efforts to combat the issues underlying human trafficking. In addition, there will be a discussion regarding some of the ways that faithbased organizations and congregations are currently involved in fighting human trafficking as well. Registration and CEUs NACSW will be offering this workshop and 1.5 continuing education contact hours at no cost, so please mark down February 7th on your planning calendar and go on-line to NACSW's website at www.nacsw.org (click on the "conferences" option) to sign up for this session today! Please feel free to forward this email to any friends or colleagues that you think might be interested in joining us on February 7th (whether a member of NACSW or not)! Rick Chamiec-Case, Ph.D., MSW, MAR Executive Director, North American Assoc. of Christians in Social Work

___________________________________________________________________ The following provides additional information related to this presentation: Presentation Learning Objectives Participants in this workshop will be able to: 1. Describe the most common forms of human trafficking in society today and who is most at risk for being victimized by human trafficking 2. Articulate the critical supply and demand issues related to human trafficking and modern-day slavery 3. Summarize some of the ways that faith-based organizations and congregations can contribute to fighting human trafficking in its various forms in our society Presenter Bio Jaime Turek. M.I.D., has been with the Project to End Human Trafficking (PEHT) for four years and is currently the assistant director of the organization. Her work with PEHT includes managing their internship program, overseeing their Baltimore Division, fundraising, event planning, educational outreach and awareness, lectures and presentations, and actively working to implement state legislation. Jaime is also a member of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Anti-Human Trafficking Coalition, and she is currently writing a chapter for an interdisciplinary text book exclusively about human trafficking and modern-day slavery. She holds a Master's degree in International Development from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh where she studied Human Security and Human Rights. Her Bachelor's degree, which is also from the University of Pittsburgh, is in Political Science. She is certified in Russian and Eastern European Studies, Global Studies, and Conflict and Conflict Resolution. Continuing Education Contact Provider Information NACSW, provider #1078, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB - 800-225-6880) through their Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. NACSW maintains responsibility for the program. Social Workers will receive 1.5 continuing education clock hours for participating in this training. Primary Audience The primary audience for this presentation is students, social workers, social services workers and clergy. The primary content level has been determined to be basic/intermediate. Grievance Procedure Any individual who has a complaint regarding any aspect of this presentation is encouraged to communicate in writing to the executive director of NACSW within 30 days after the conference. The executive director will conduct a review and respond in writing within 30 days of receiving this complaint. For more information, contact the NACSW office at [email protected] or 203-270-8780.

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