Child Exploitation & Trafficking

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Monday, August 19. Part One: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (4 CE) & Part Two: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (4 CE)
Monday, August 19, 2019
Location and Delivery Method ( view map )
Delivery Method
Location Name
BP Energy Center
900 East Benson Boulevard
State / Province
Zip / Postal Code
United States
Cost Range
To be determined

Host And Instructor

Turnagain Center
Gene McConnell, Stephanie Staveland, and Alisa Drake
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C.E. Credit for BH - Alaska Board of Professional Counselors: 8.00
4 CE for Part One 4 CE for Part Two
C.E. Credit for BH - Alaska Board of Marriage and Family Therapy: 8.00
4 CE Part One 4 CE Part Two
C.E. Credit for BH - Alaska Board of Social Work Examiners: 8.00
4 CE Part One 4 CE Part Two
Contact Hours: 8.00

Training Overview Description

This CE workshop is unlike any other trafficking workshop and will be a unique experience for all who participate. Providing meaningful support for victims recovering from trafficking is absolutely critical and there are many quality programs across the United States doing just that. However, there is a gaping hole in recovery services for the consumers of the sex trade. This workshop takes a deeper look at the role consumers (sex addicts) play in continuing to give life to this devastating trend and explores healing and recovery options for everyone involved.

Join us to hear personal stories from both victims and consumers of the sex trade & human trafficking epidemic.

This workshop is available in person or online via webinar and is accredited by AK Board of Professional Counselors, AK Board of Social Work Examiners, AK Board of Marital and Family Therapy, and Montana Nurses Association.

Stephanie Staveland, LCSW says, "I should have kept track all these years, but I have been doing education/prevention lectures since 2013...I imagine I've done close to 50 of them over the last 5 years. In those 5 years I have NEVER been blessed with such a teaching opportunity. Today, I got to teach with two amazing people, about not only the issue of sex-trafficking but also got to address the demand side, the consumer, and how they got to such a place. I got to be a part of an amazing teaching that openly discusses the toxic role pornography plays in all of this. We got to share stories, hear personal testimonies and let me tell you, this was the MOST powerful training I have ever been to on the issue of trafficking. For those of you who missed out, I am fairly confident we will be providing this series several more times. Even if you've heard my lecture on "what is sex trafficking & how does it look in Alaska" I beg you to come listen again because what has been missing all along in my lectures is the demand side, the consumerism, and the role of pornography. POWERFUL STUFF PEOPLE!!"

Event-specific Details

AVAILABLE In-Person for credit or Online Via Webinar

Choose one from the following:

Monday, August 19, 2019
Part One: 8 am - 12 pm
Part Two: 1 pm - 5 pm

Call Alisa Drake, MA, LPC (Owner, Turnagain Center) with questions, 907-301-3199.
or email

CE's offered by Turnagain Center and approved by:
AK Board of Professional Counselors
AK Board of Marital and Family Therapy
AK Board of Social Work Examiners
Montana Nurses Association

Registration Information

Register online