KCA will be hosting 2 additional webinars in our Spring Webinar Series - April 19 LPC Law, April 30 Understanding and Processing Grief with Students and Clients. Please join us - sign up under 'Training Tab' at kyca.org homepage.

Human Trafficking: An Overview with

Implications for School and Clinical Counselors

Trainers:  Michelle Harrison, Ph.D., LPCC-S, NCC

   Sharon Todd, LPCC, CT/RT, NCC, Certified School Counselor

Training Date:  Saturday, March 20, 2021

Training Time:  9:30 – 12:30 EDT

Training Platform:  Zoom – link will be sent after registration fee is received

Cost:  $60.00 (KCA Members), $90.00 (nonmembers) 

              Click here to register, Deadline to register March 17, 2021

CE/EILA (21 EIL 1792) – 3 hours The goals of this training include:

Differentiate and define types of human trafficking

Provide guidance on recognizing and responding to HT in the schools

Highlight counseling considerations when working with students who have been trafficked

Provide additional resources for developing school protocols and additional training to enhance prevention and response to HT in schools

Trainer Bios:

Michelle Harrison received her master’s in professional counseling from Liberty University (2014) and a master’s in professional counseling with a specialization in addictions from the University of the Cumberlands (2016). She completed her doctorate in counseling education and supervision with a specialization in leadership at the University of the Cumberlands (2020) and received an Outstanding Scholarship Award from the university’s Department of Education. Her dissertation topic was Understanding the Experience of Hope From the Perspectives of Women Who Have Overcome Human Trafficking:  An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. A licensed professional counselor, Michelle offers counseling online and in person through her private practice, specializing in human trafficking, trauma, and addictions. She speaks at a variety of national, state, and local conferences and events, educating people on how to recognize and respond to human trafficking. 

Sharon Todd is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, where she received her bachelor's degree in child and family studies with a minor in special education (birth-primary) and a master's degree in school counseling. She is a certified school counselor and a licensed professional clinical counselor. Sharon considers herself a lifelong learner and is a doctoral candidate student at the University of the Cumberlands pursuing a doctorate in counselor education and supervision. Her interests include advocacy, ethics, and leadership in the counseling profession. Sharon has more than a decade of experience helping those in need, ranging from school settings to private practice.