Day: On-Demand Time: Type/Topic: Special Session
This session will equip and train individuals by providing an overview of human trafficking. The speaker will address various types of human trafficking, various ways that an individual can be trafficked, general data on human trafficking, trauma, and the internet’s role in facilitating human trafficking. This session will also review the effects of complex-trauma on the brain and how health care professionals can make an impact on victims of human trafficking. The training will be concluded with a 10 minute question and answer session.
Executive Director of Anti-Trafficking | One More Child
About the Presenter
Christa Lynn is a licensed therapist in the State of Florida, a certified clinical trauma professional, an RYT 200-hour Yoga instructor, and a second-generation survivor of sex trafficking. She is the founder of an organization providing direct services to adult trafficking survivors in southwest Florida and is Executive Director of Anti-Trafficking at One More Child. One More Child Anti-Trafficking uses a 3-prong approach, including 24/7 mobile crisis and long term care teams serving in nine counties, a safe home for CSEC females, and trainings and awareness programs that inform community members, first responders, and governmental leaders. Christa has been providing direct services to sexually exploited and trafficked persons since 2011 and regularly uses her expertise as a consultant and trainer, both nationally and internationally. She is grateful to share her experience as a trafficking survivor, her education in mental health, and years of growth as a direct service provider to continuously better the services available to children, teens, and young adults being sold and exploited by others. She uses a trauma-competent approach to build teams throughout Florida that provide opportunities for healing and restoration. She embraces a model that focuses on the underlying vulnerabilities and generational cycles of exploitation. She believes that individualized and highly holistic care are necessary to prevent and stop recidivism. Christa passionately invests in her staff and is dedicated to raising up both survivor-leaders and allies who are intentional to work in teams using a blended model of professionals.