2023 Anti-Trafficking Conference Program
Schellie Fanfan is the Clinical Director of Samaritan Village, where she oversees the trauma-informed clinical programming needed to bring participants from surviving to thriving. Ms. Fanfan is committed to impacting her community by actively serving as Board Chairwoman for the House of Hope Orlando, Parliamentarian for the Greater Haitian American Chamber of Commerce, immediate past Florida State Parliamentarian for the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Board Member for the CEO CHICKS Institute for aspiring teen entrepreneurs and as an advocate against human sex trafficking.
In this presentation, Ms. Coleman and Ms. Fanfan will share their experiences managing Samaritan Village and in particular how to scale programming to maximize impact within their community, and finally how to establish metrics to measure long-term survivor success.
Amanda Elkanick Oder has been working in the non-profit sector for the past 16 years helping survivors of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking, and child abuse. She was the Program Director at SAAFE House, a policy analyst at the Texas Council on Family Violence, and Survivor Services and Training Director at the Texas Advocacy Project before becoming Vice President of Outreach and Advocacy. Ms. Oder is the author of Protective Orders in Texas: A Statewide Study of Policies and Practices.
Victims of human trafficking have many unique needs when compared to victims of other forms of power-based abuse. In this presentation, Ms. Neal and Ms. Oder will take a deep dive into the dynamics of this civil rights issue, and will introduce available civil legal remedies that provide relief and freedom for human trafficking victims. They will also discuss innovative ways to bring together attorneys and social workers to more successfully support survivors through trauma-informed services and care plans.