Legal Aid Staff To Participate In The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center's Conference On Child Abuse and Neglect And Sex Trafficking Of Minors

On October 3 and 4, 2013, the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center will host a conference on two critical issues in child and adolescent well-being: Child Abuse and Neglect (October 3) and sex trafficking of minors in the US (October 4). Legal Aid Society staff will be key participants at the conference, including, Tamara Steckler, the Attorney-in-Charge of The Legal Aid Society's Juvenile Rights Practice; Martin Feinman, the Attorney-in-Charge of the Juvenile Rights Practice's Brooklyn Office; Katherine Mullen, a Staff Attorney in the Juvenile Rights Practice; and Kate Mogelescu, the Supervising Attorney of The Legal Aid Society's Criminal Practice Trafficking Victims' Legal Defense and Advocacy Project.

This conference will highlight findings in forthcoming Institute of Medicine reports, Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect and The Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Trafficking of Minors and focus on awareness, identification, education, and practical strategies. The conference will provide opportunities for collaboration with the hopes of sharing and creating fresh resources for those serving children and adolescents. Nationally recognized leaders in research, practice, advocacy, policy, survivors and others will join together to hear the latest findings from experts on the front lines, share current research, learn best practices in treatment, and become more impactful in helping those affected by child abuse and sex trafficking. For more information, visit Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center's Continuing Medical Education conference page. Registration is free and open to all.