GCVF 2019 Conference 2019 Conference Manual Draft | Page 8

Monday, September 9, 2018    8:30 - 9:00 am  Athena A-E  Conference Welcome and Awards   9:00-10:30 am  Athena A-E  Vanessa McNeal, Keynote   10:30-10:45 am  Break  10:45-12:15 pm  Workshops A  Athena A-E  Olympia 2  GridShock Documentary  Understanding Forced and  Screening and Q&A  Child Marriage in the United    States     (Part I)  Parthenon 1 & 2  First, Do No Harm: Trauma Informed Interviewing    12:15-1:45 pm  Athens F-J  Lunch   1:45-2:00 pm  Break  2:00-3:30 pm  Workshops B  Athena A-E  The Voiceless  Documentary Screening  and Q&A    Olympia 2  Addressing Family Violence  and Sexual Assault Through  State Policy Change    Parthenon 1  The Intersection of  Domestic Violence &  Substance Abuse  Parthenon 2  Forced & Child Marriage  Continued: Advanced Safety  Planning & Opportunities for  Policy Advocacy (Part II)    Workshops A (10:45 AM - 12:15 PM)  Athena A-E Gridshock Documentary Screening and Q&A  Vanessa McNeal Gridshock is a riveting documentary exposing the hidden and disturbing reality behind the sex trafficking demand. The film, which premiered in April 2019, features survivors of sex trafficking, local and federal law enforcement, advocates, politicians, and a recovering sex addict. Olympia 2  Understanding Forced and Child Marriage in the United States (Part I)  Casey Carter Swegman and Hellitz Villegas Forced marriage is a serious problem in the United States (U.S.), impacting individuals of any gender, age, religion, cultural background, national origin, or economic status. A form of family violence in and of itself, it often results in physical, psychological and sexual abuse, and can intersect with human trafficking, female genital mutilation/cutting, and child abuse. Survivors often face significant safety risks, legal barriers, and isolation, all of which are compounded for minors. This 7