Fall Ethics Conference 2019: Human Trafficking in Our Community

Emergency Department

202 S. Park St.
Madison, WI 53715

2 min Average

Fall Ethics Conference 2019: Human Trafficking in Our Community

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2019 Fall Ethics Conference:

Human Trafficking in Our Community

Friday, November 1, 2019

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

American Family Insurance Center, Building A

6000 American Parkway

Madison, WI 53783


  • Describe the scope of human trafficking and identify the cultural and societal components that perpetuate this practice
  • Describe state and Madison-area efforts to serve and support trafficking victims
  • Identify how health care clinicians can recognize, approach, and assist patients who may be trafficked and create a safe space for them to receive care
  • Identify the ethical considerations of working with trafficked individuals and the barriers to their autonomy

Target Audience:

This program is designed for: providers; nurses; social workers; spiritual care staff; school nurses, and the Dane County Community


7:30-8:00  Breakfast and Registration (Continental Breakfast)

8:00-8:15  Introduction to Human Trafficking and Ethics

8:15-8:35  Video of Interviews with Former Victims

8:35-10:15  Ben Poller, WI DOJ Special Agent in Charge, Human Trafficking Bureau

                      Roger Baker, Detective, City of Madison Police

10:15-10:30  Break

10:30-11:30  Jan Miyasaki, JD, Director of Project Respect, ARC Community Services

11:30-12:15  LUNCH (Boxed Lunch Provided)

12:15-12:30  Introduction to how a clinician can respond

12:30-1:30  Amanda Palm, PA-C, LCSW, UW Madison, Department of Pediatrics

1:30-2:00  Susan Alan-Lee, RN, BSN, Coordinator, UPH-Meriter Forensic Nurse Examiner Program

2:00-2:15  Break

2:15-3:15  Algernon Felice, PhD, Director, Cultural Bridges Treatment and Consulting, LLC

3:15-4:00  Panel Discussion

Statement of Accreditation

UnityPoint Health-Meriter is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation Statement

UnityPoint Health-Meriter designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Certificate of Attendance for Social Workers

A Certificate of Attendance will be provided for Wisconsin social workers.  Participants must submit an evaluation form.  6.5 Continuing Education Hours are offered only for participation in the full course.

Note:  All attendees will receive a certificate of attendance that is valid for CEUs in other disciplines (e.g., nursing).