10th BAHC Training

On Thursday, December 12, 2013, more than 200 community members and stakeholders attended the 10th Bay Area H.E.A.T. Coalition (BAHC) Training to learn more about serving Commerically Sexually Exploited Minors with Intellectual Disabilities.

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley participated on the Question & Answer Panel with other highlighted experts including:

Wendy Dutton, Rape Intervention and Prevention Education Coordinator at Highland Hospital

Susan Drager, Director of the Transitional Aged Youth Services Program, WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Kate Kosmos, School Psychologist, Oakland Unified School District

Dr. Aisha Mays, Family Physician, Native American Health Center

After the Question & Answer session, Maia Sciupac, H.E.A.T. Watch Program Coordinator with the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office, presented updated statistics and data of Commercially Sexually Exploited Minors in Alameda County and the Greater Bay Area and the H.E.A.T. Watch Toolkit that contains core components and strategies that model our H.E.A.T. Watch program, so that attendees can replicate our models in their own local communities.

The Bay Area H.E.A.T. Coalition (BAHC) was established to increase communication, cooperation, and collaboration between local, state, and federal law enforcement, service providers, systems, community members, and existing human trafficking task forces in the 9 Bay Area Counties with special emphasis on Alameda, San Francisco, and Contra Costa counties

To partner with us and join BAHC, contact info@heat-watch.org and click here to read more about the history of the BAHC on our H.E.A.T. Watch website.

Posted on Dec 17, 2013