Understanding Human Trafficking for Mental Health Professionals: Session 3

1:00pm - March 16, 2023 | Timezone: US/Eastern
Northeast & Caribbean MHTTC
Registration Deadline: March 16, 2023
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Session 3: Trauma-Informed Strategies for Survivors and Prevention - Interactive Learning Community

Participants will learn about trauma-informed strategies to enhance survivor engagement in this interactive and applied session.

Note: Registration link will be sent to participants who attend sessions 1 and 2.



Dr. Sophia Jones is a Training and Consultation Specialist with Rutgers-Behavioral Health- Behavioral Research and Training Institute for the Children’s System of Care Training & Technical Assistance Program and an adjunct faculty member at Rutgers University. Dr. Jones has over 18 years of experience in the behavioral health field, specializing in culturally competent focused crisis intervention and service plans. She brings years of experience working with children and families diagnosed with mental illness from the New Jersey System of Care. Dr. Jones continues to advocate for health equity and equal access to mental health services. She specializes in healthcare professional and corporate development training programs focused on Working with Families Living in Poverty, Health Disparities, Health and Public Policy, Anti-Racism, Human Trafficking, Cultural Competence, Implicit Bias, Effective Team Building, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, The Culture of Hip-Hop, Developing Rapport with Children and Families and Safety in the Community. Dr. Jones earned a doctorate from Seton Hall University and is a strong advocate against Human Trafficking.