Human Trafficking and Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, March 2023
March 14, 2023 @ 10:30AM — 11:30AM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Human Trafficking and Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
We are teaming up with the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities to provide an engaging and insightful training on providing supportive and comprehensive services for individuals with disabilities who are at risk or currently experiencing human trafficking. Local expert, Katherine Antall, will: - Explore risk factors within the DD community that may lead to victimization and susceptibility to trafficking - Suggest promising practices and service responses that address underlying issues that can put individuals with disabilities at risk - Explain why sexual health education is key in sex trafficking prevention
Katherine Antall, MS Cleveland, Ohio
Katherine is the Human Sexuality Specialist at the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities in Cleveland, Ohio. She works to provide counseling, psychoeducation, and consultation for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), their families and support teams. Her areas of specialty are sexual health and sex trafficking prevention, advocacy, and survivor supports. Katherine is also a doctoral student of counseling psychology at Cleveland State University and focusing her training on supporting survivors of human trafficking with IDD.