Minnesota APRN Coalition

Human Trafficking and Exploitation

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota - 2nd floor banquet room
2500 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 7:30am CT - 12:00pm CT
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2500 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404


Credits Offered

This event offers 3.5 CE credits to attendees.
Accredited by This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 3.5 contact hours of accredited education..

Additional Information

What is the likelihood you will enounter a victim of human trafficking in your practice?  Would you know how to spot the signs that indicate trafficking?  Join us for a half day presention on this important topic.

The first session will feature the Director and Lead Prosecutor and a Criminal Analyst from the East Metro Human Trafficking Task Force. They will discuss human trafficking statistics in Minnesota, tactics used for recruitment of victims and the psychological control perpetrators have over their victims. 

The second session feature two Nurse Practitioners from the Midwest Children's Resource Center who have extensive experience providing care to youth who are at risk or have been sexually explointed.  They will discuss how to identify risk factors and signs of exploitation, how to assess health care needs and identify available resources for sexually exploited youth and young adults.  

Event Agenda

Human Trafficking and Exploitation

Event Agenda

Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 7:30am CT - 12:00pm CT

All times listed in Central Time (US & Canada).
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Saturday, October 5, 2019

  • 7:30am - 8:00am


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  • 8:00am - 8:30am

    Welcome and Coalition Update

    Brian Goodroad, DNP, APRN, CNP, FAANP President
    0.5 CE Credits

  • 8:30am - 10:00am

    Sex Trafficking in Minnesota

    Aimee Schroeder, Criminal Analyst and Training Coordinator East Metro Sex Trafficking Task Force Imran Ali, Director of East Metro Human Trafficking Task Force
    1.5 CE Credits

    Gain an understanding of Sex Trafficking in Minnesota. With the emergence of social media, criminals have found ways to reach a wide audience to fulfil their criminal objectives. In the past, recruitment of commercial sex workers occurred in person. Now, social media has allowed those trafficking to target, recruit, entice and victimize those involved from the comforts of their home.

  • 10:00am - 10:15am


  • 10:15am - 11:45am

    Child Sexual Exploitation

    Kimberly Berg, MSN, APRN - Midwest Children's Resource Center Jennifer Worley, MSN, APRN - Midwest Children's Resource Center and Runaway Intervention Program (RIP)
    1.5 CE Credits

    Many victims of sexual exploitation have had encountered a healthcare professional without being identified. This lecture is intended to educate and equip care providers to identify potential victims of sexual exploitation in the clinical setting and review safe and appropriate.

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