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    October 2016

    Sex Work and Human Trafficking - Promising Practices and Debunking Myths

    This presentation will cover:

    · Promising practices for working with sex workers and harm reduction specific to this population

     

    · Importance of differentiating between sex work and human trafficking

     

    · Myths and misconceptions about youth involved in the sex trade

     

    · Stages of exploitation, risk and vulnerability factors, warning signs, trauma treatment, and interventions

     

    Where: Park Town Hotel, 924 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon, SK

    When: October 28th, 2016 from 10:00 am -12:00 pm

     

    Our Presenter Carly Kalish is a social worker, trauma counselling innovator, and tireless advocate for survivors of domestic sex trafficking. Carly has personally touched the lives of many youth involved in the sex trade. Carly’s pioneering work has taken her to Africa where she spearheaded HIV prevention and literacy programs in a brothel in Ghana

     

    Back in Toronto, Carly currently drives East Metro Youth Services’ gender-based violence and human trafficking programs. Carly holds a Master of Social Work from the Hunter School of Social Work, City University in New York. She currently attends the non-profit management program at Harvard University. Carly is the recipient of the Toronto Police Services “Leading the Path Award” and Toronto Community Foundation’s “Vital People Grant” for her dedication to working with survivors of domestic human trafficking

     

    To attend in person, please register by contacting Jackie Eaton, Sexual and Reproductive Health Program Coordinator by email at jeaton@skprevention.ca or by telephone, 306-651-4300. Live stream option available

     

    1319 Colony Street Saskatoon, SK S7N 2Z1 306-651-4300 www.skprevention.ca

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