January 11-12, 2021

2021 Maryland Child Trafficking Virtual Conference:: Inform. Act. Change. The University of Maryland School of Social Work, in collaboration with the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services, the Maryland Human Trafficking Task Force, and the Maryland Department of Human Services, is sponsored the 4th annual Maryland Child Trafficking Conference. This event is an annual statewide public awareness conference to mobilize the community in response to child trafficking. Topics covered include: responding to child trafficking during COVID, opioids and human trafficking during COVID, protecting children online, legislative updates including live Q&A, and a panel on labor trafficking in Maryland. This two-day virtual event was held virtually on January 11th-12th, 2021 from 9:00 am -12:00 pm. 

August 7, 2019

The 3rd Annual Maryland Child Trafficking Conference: A Call to Action. This conference was held on August 7, 2019, at Towson University. annual statewide public awareness conference to mobilize communities and individuals in response to trafficked youth. The public awareness conferences focus on integrating both sex and labor trafficking moving from awareness to action. The success of this conference resulted in over 400 participants reaching various professionals as child welfare, juvenile justice, medical, law enforcement, mental health professionals, as well as parents, caregivers, community and faith-based providers. Our selective strategy builds on the need for continued training of professional personnel who work with human trafficking survivors with an emphasis on victim-centered, trauma-informed care.

October 11, 2018

RYC‌ Seminars Series: Beginning this Fall, the Ruth Young Center for Families and Children will be hosting a series of research to practice seminars. The RYC Seminar Series will kick off with a half day mini-session and Open House on October 11, 2018.

April 27, 2018

Changing Course: Reshaping Juvenile Justice through Best Practices Training
sponsored by the Delaware Criminal Justice Council and Office of Defense Services

April 7, 2017

Maryland Crime Victims’ Rights Conference, Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City, Maryland
Child Sex Trafficking in Maryland Workshop Session led by Amelia Rubenstein, Clinical Research Specialist


Dr. Nadine-Finigan Carr contributes to webinar Intimate Partner Violence Among Expectant and Parenting Youth Prevention, Identification and Intervention
sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services


Dr. Nadine Finigan-Carr, PhD, CSTVI Principal Investigator attends signing of SB 308 Protecting Victims of Sex Trafficking Act of 2017

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