The MECP and AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program invite you to participate in this month's webinar entitled, "Human Exploitation and Trafficking Watch Model - Case Study" with Maia Sciupac, Program Manager with Thorn and Casey Bates, Deputy District Attorney and Head of the H.E.A.T. Unit with Alameda County District Attorney's Office (ACDAO).
Maia Sciupac is the former Human Exploitation and Trafficking (H.E.A.T.) Watch Coordinator with the ACDAO. As Program Coordinator, Ms. Sciupac worked with Mr. Bates to facilitate a coordinated Bay Area response among law enforcement, service providers, youth-serving systems, community members, and elected officials to combat the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC). Currently, Maia works with Thorn to develop innovative technology solutions to combat the sexual exploitation of children.
- Discuss a case study that illustrates the impact of the Alameda County H.E.A.T. Watch Model
- Outline the H.E.A.T. Watch 5-point strategy to combat human trafficking
- Address challenges and successes of the program since its inception in 2009