Protecting Students: The Role of Schools in Human Trafficking Prevention and Intervention
Date: Tues., Sept. 20, 2016
Time: 8:30 am to 2:00 pm
Place: Health & Wellness Center by Doylestown Hospital (847 Easton Rd, Warrington, PA 18976)
Join us for day long training to explore the issue of human trafficking and commercially sexually exploited youth, youth vulnerabilities to human trafficking, and community and school collaboration and best practices for prevention and intervention.
- Explore what is Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
- Identify best practices for schools to prevent and address CSEC
- Examine who are the victims and vulnerable students
- Define the pathways and precursors to CSEC
- Identify best practices for schools in working collaboratively with community agencies to identify and support these students, effective and appropriate school based protocol for school personnel in addressing CSEC and practical strategies that educators can use to support traumatized youth’s academic, behavioral, and social-emotional learning needs
Jeneé Littrell is the Administrator of Safe and Supportive Schools for San Mateo County Office of Education. Ms. Littrell has more than 18 years experience as a strategic leader and innovator implementing effective community programs and supports for students.
Jeneé’s professional experience has included roles at the school site, district office, and county office of education. For five years, Jeneé concurrently served as the Director of Guidance and Wellness for the Grossmont Union High School District in eastern San Diego County and as Director of Project SHIELD, a federally funded, multi-million dollar Safe Schools/Healthy Students grant. She has led numerous trainings for teachers and administrators in Positive Behavior Supports, Restorative Justice, and Trauma-Informed Instruction. Additionally she has held such roles as Crisis Team Coordinator, Parent-Community Liaison, SARB (Student Attendance Review Board) Coordinator, and has served as Director of Camp LEAD, a student-centered leadership program, since its inception in 2009.
Ms. Littrell holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Administration, a Master of Arts in Educational Counseling, a Master of Science in Educational Leadership and two educational credentials, a PPS (Pupil Personnel Services) credential and an ASC (Administrative Services) credential. In 2010, she earned a Mental Health in Schools Certificate from George Washington University, Washington DC.
In 2011 Jeneé was appointed by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors to serve as the Chair of the Human Trafficking/Commercial Sexual Exploitation Advisory Council. This multidisciplinary group was charged with identifying best practices in prevention, enforcement and protection of minors involved in domestic sex trafficking.
Jeneé recently authored Human Trafficking in America’s Schools with the Department of Education. This guide is based on the Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC ) prevention model that she created in Grossmont Union High School District and serves as a resource for schools across the nation to address and prevent CSEC on school campuses.
In 2013 Jeneé served as a member of the White House advisory committee charged with the responsibility of developing the federal strategic action plan on services for victims for human trafficking and in July 2014, she testified at a United States Senate hearing on combatting child trafficking. Jeneé is a nationally recognized expert in the area of CSEC (Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children), and this past spring was named Citizen of the Year by the Department of Justice and the Center for Missing and Exploited Children