Strengthening North Carolina’s Multi-Disciplinary Response to Human Trafficking: Prevent, Provide, & Heal

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*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.

Target Audience

Service providers, Law Enforcement, Advocates, Legal Providers, and others are welcome.


The goal of the symposium is to deliver clear and guided information across a broad spectrum of trafficking related issues, from demand to identification to service and prosecution. The symposium will increase North Carolina’s multi-disciplinary service provider’s knowledge of the complexity of human trafficking and create a sustainable training model utilizing current research and best practice recommendations. This is the last of three regional symposiums.

This Symposium is offered by the North Carolina Human Trafficking Commission.

CLICK HERE to view the Symposium Agenda Overview

The Symposium will:
Provide training to service providers.
Offer opportunities to discuss key issues, find solutions, and highlight emerging trends.
Facilitate collaboration and building of partnerships among key stakeholders.
Offer an opportunity for information sharing, identification, and discussion of issues of Human Trafficking in North Carolina among partners and stakeholders.
Lay the groundwork for future collaboration, advocacy and program development.

The Symposium will feature breakout sessions in four tracks: Law Enforcement, Legal Service Providers and two General Provider tracks.

Lunch will be provided both days.

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To learn more about the North Carolina Human Trafficking Commission, please CLICK HERE!

(Partial Credit will not be provided. Participants must attend the entire two-day conference to receive credit, unless otherwise stated.)
CEUs/Contact Hours:
This Activity fulfills the requirement of 1.3 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), representing 13.0 contact hours.
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
Application has been made to the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc for continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education.
Continuing Legal Education (CLE)
Application has been made to the North Carolina State Bar - Continuing Legal Education for this training (Approval Pending).
NC Psychologists Credit
Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
Law Enforcement Credit
The Justice Academy will provide law enforcement credits through the Human Trafficking Commission staff

CLICK HERE to view the Symposium Full Agenda


  • Increase their knowledge of the prevalence and typologies of human trafficking at the national and state level.
  • Explore socio-economic factors and root causes that support and sustain human trafficking.
  • Develop skills to enhance cross discipline cooperation between victim advocates, service providers and the criminal justice system.
  • Address issues such as victim identification and learn about coordinated comprehensive community response.
  • Learn within a framework of trauma informed inclusive services and ways service providers can advocate their experiences with law enforcement, criminal justice system and the child welfare system.
  • Share successful human trafficking investigations and practical case examples on ways to build a case. Gain and refresh knowledge on state and federal laws and
  • Gain and refresh knowledge on state and federal laws and offer innovative and sustainable ideas and solutions to improve successful outcomes.
  • Identify reliable resources and protocols/practices for serving human trafficking and growing a support network for victims.
  • Expand skills in gathering pertinent and relevant data to inform decision making from identification to investigation and prosecution of a case.


Jorge O Rudko, BTech, CI, 704-512-6576


Feb 20 - 21, 2019
Check-In Time
8:30 AM
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
Conference Center
Feb 20 - 21, 2019
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
Conference Center
Registration Fee (Starting Feb 1st)
Law Enforcement Only (Must have Promotional Code provided by the NC HTC)
Presenters/Speakers Only (Must have Promotional Code provided by the NC HTC)