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is helping youth who have experienced emotional, physical and sexual trauma thrive and succeed in life.
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Human trafficking involves the use of force, fraud or coercion to lure victims and force them into labor or commercial sexual exploitation.
During Human Trafficking Awareness Month in January, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health wants to highlight the urgent need to prioritize the fight against this form of modern-day slavery.
“Human trafficking is an issue that affects every country around the globe, and children are especially vulnerable,” said Devereux Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical/Medical Officer Yolanda Graham, M.D. “We want to help victims who have experienced this unimaginable trauma to heal; realize their inherent strength; and embrace a future full of promise.”
About Devereux’s CSEC program
Devereux’s Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) program provides comprehensive treatment for children and adolescents who have experienced emotional, physical and sexual trauma.
“In many cases, human traffickers groom their victims by offering compliments, money and other material items,” explained Devereux Arizona Clinical and CSEC Coordinator Heather Brady, M.A., LPC, BHP. “Children may not fully comprehend what is happening or recognize that they are being victimized.”
Listen as Devereux Florida Clinician Christin Edwards-Salinas discusses the organization’s partnership with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office to launch a new Behavioral Response Unit on the Behind the Star podcast. Edwards-Salinas and Sgt. Bruce Vail explain how the unit responds to calls and what teams have encountered so far in the field.
Devereux Massachusetts and Rhode Island Director of Clinical Services Ashley Warhol, Psy.D., and Coordinator of Diagnostic Services and Clinical Training Rachel Schein, Psy.D., HSP, were recently appointed to the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology’s (SCCAP) Acute, Intensive and Residential Service executive board. SCCAP is a division of the American Psychological Association.
Listen as Devereux Center for Resilient Children Director Susan Damico discusses the “ordinary magic” of resilience on the Beasley Media Group’s Philadelphia Focus podcast. Damico explains how resilience can be learned, and offers tips to help families “bounce back” from life’s challenges.
Read this Autism Spectrum News article on Devereux’s use of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, a framework that promotes the reduction of challenging behaviors through the encouragement of positive behaviors. Team members have found that this model provides children with autism a therapeutic environment that supports positive social behaviors.