How A Dad Traded his Daughter for a Black Book: A Survivor’s Perspective

Rita Gail O'Brien, BSW | September 19 | 2:45-3:45 PM

Topic: Experience | Knowledge Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced | Location: Auditorium

The goal of this presentation is to educate attendees how hidden incest, sexual abuse, and rape trafficking go hand in hand. The presenter will identify grooming, incest and how both affected her life, tore apart relationships, and how she was able to overcome the past through education.

Presentation Objectives:

·  Describe how this happens easier in a rural community

·  Explain the signs of what it looks like when a child is enduring this kind of abuse

·  Discuss how teachers, nurses, and doctors can do things differently to help the child

·  Discuss how secret societies and hidden communities must have ways to be held accountable

·  Discuss the health issues to the audience with question and answer time

About the Presenter