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Trainings the Center has offered


ESOL/Human Trafficking Curriculum trainings
To learn more about our ESOL/Human Trafficking Curriculum our ESOL site, go to
www.cahr.fsu.edu/esol.html

  • Training for Region 1 ESOL Teachers in Destin, Florida (February 2007)
  • Presentation at the Florida Literacy Conference in Orlando (May 2007)
  • Training for the ESOL teachers at the Adult and Community Education in Leon County (March 2007)
  • Training for ESOL and ABE teachers at 2007 Annual ACE Conference in Orlando (September 2007)
  • Training for the Palm Beach County Schools Supper Saturday in West Palm Beach (January 2008)
  • Training for Seminole Community College ESOL/ABE Teachers in Sanford (February 2008)
  • Training for Region IV Adult Education teachers in Melbourne (May 2008)
  • Training at the Florida Literacy Conference in Orlando (May 2008)
  • Training at the 2008 Annual TESOL Conference in Daytona Beach (May 2008)
  • Training for Region I Adult & Community Education teachers in Chipley, Florida  (May 2008)
  • Training for Region V for ESOL/ABE teachers in Ft. Lauderdale (May 2008)
  • Training for Miami-Dade County Schools Adult Education teachers in Miami in June.
  • Training for Gulf Coast Community Education ESOL teachers in Panama City, Florida (June 2008)
  • Training for Region 5 – Palm Beach County ESOL Teachers (December 2008)
  • Training for Region 5 – Miami-Dade County ESOL Teachers (February 2009)
    Training for Region 1 - ESOL Teachers (February 2010)

The Executive Director, Terry Coonan, has been the lead presenter for the following:

  • National Premiere of Fields of Mudan film, Hollywood, California, hosted by actress Darryl Hannah (January 9, 2006).
  • Panel on Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Rights, FSU Law School (February 13, 2006)
  • Training on Human Trafficking, Tallahassee Zonta Chapter (February 21, 2006)
  • Training on Human Trafficking, FAMU Model United Nations Association (February 22, 2006)
  • Human Trafficking Keynote Speaker, President’s Peace Commission, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas (March 21-22, 2006)
  • Lead Trainer, Sarasota Child Protection Center Training on Human Trafficking, Sarasota, Florida (April 19, 2006)
  • Invited Speaker, U.S. Department of Justice Panel on Human Trafficking, Washington D.C. (May 5, 2006)
  • Lead Trainer, Lee County Coalition Against Human Trafficking, Fort Myers, Florida (May 16, 2006)
  • Lead Trainer, North Florida Training on Human Trafficking for Social Service Providers, Tallahassee, Florida (June 8, 2006)
  • Lead Speaker, U.S. Department of Justice Research Conference on Human Trafficking, Washington, D.C. (July 17-20, 2006)
  • Designer, Florida Department of Law Enforcement Training Curriculum on Human Trafficking (August 16-18, 2006)
  • Lead Trainer, Florida Sheriffs/Florida Department of Law Enforcement Training on Human Trafficking, Orlando, Florida (August 22-23, 2006)
  • Lead Trainer, Florida Regional Community Policing Institute Training on Human Trafficking, Naples, Florida (August 24-25, 2006)
  • Lead Speaker, U.S. Department of Justice National Conference on Human Trafficking, New Orleans, Louisiana (October 3-5, 2006)
  • Lead Trainer, Florida Regional Community Policing Institute Training on Human Trafficking, Jacksonville, Florida (December 11, 2006)
  • Lead Trainer, Florida Regional Community Policing Institute Training on Human Trafficking, St. Petersburg, Florida (January 8, 2007)
  • Lead Trainer, Florida Regional Community Policing Institute Training on Human Trafficking, Tallahassee, Florida (March 19, 2007)
  • Lead Trainer, Florida Regional Community Policing Institute on Human Trafficking, St. Petersburg, Florida (April 12, 2007).
  • Introduction to Human Trafficking for Law Enforcement in Tallahassee, Florida at the FDLE building
  • Guest Speaker, “How Legal Service Attorneys Can Assist Victims of Human Trafficking,” Florida Legal Services Statewide Radio Broadcast (April 27, 2007)
  • Invited Panelist, “Human Trafficking and the U.S. Immigration Crisis,” Florida Public Radio “Perspectives” Show (May 17, 2007)
  • Lead Trainer, New Jersey Attorney General’s Office and the New Jersey Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force, “Introduction to Human Trafficking for Health Care Professionals,” Trinitas Hospital, Elizabeth, New Jersey (May 30, 2007)
  • Designer & Lead Trainer, “Best Practices for Law Enforcement and Service Providers in Combating Human Trafficking,” Weeklong USAID Training in Tbilisi, Georgia (June 2-11, 2007)
  • Subject Matter Expert & NGO Consultant, “Best Practices in Combating Human Trafficking,” Kiev, Ukraine (consultations with NGOs and ABA-CEELI offices) (June 12-20, 2007)
  • Consultant, Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Meeting on Crime Database Development for Florida Law Enforcement Officers in the Field, Tallahassee, Florida (July 5, 2007)
  • Lead Trainer, Florida Regional Community Policing Institute (RCPI) Law Enforcement Training on Human Trafficking, Miami, Florida (July 12, 2007)
  • Co-facilitator, DCF-FIAC-FSU State Working Group Meeting on Child Trafficking, Tallahassee, Florida (July 24-25, 2007)
  • Presenter, “Human Trafficking in Florida,” Meeting with the Florida Bar Foundation, Orlando, Florida (August 28, 2007)
  • Convened and led the FSU Statewide Working Group on Human Trafficking, Orlando, Florida (October 18, 2007)
  • Lead Trainer, Florida Regional Community Policing Institute (RCPI) training on Human Trafficking, Fort Walton Beach, Florida (December 11, 2007)

Professor Twiss has given the following lectures:

  • Human Rights Justifications,” Comparative Religious Ethics Group, Society of Christian Ethics, Phoenix, January 2006.
  • “Human Rights and Globalization,” Religion and Global Ethics Colloquy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, June 2006.
  • “Torture, Justification, and Human Rights: Toward an Absolute Proscription,” World’s Religions after September 11: A Global Congress, Montreal, September 2006.
  • Local talks on the ethics of torture (Society for Values in Higher Education, Southeast Section), moral psychology of human rights perpetrators (Office of National Fellowships), and on perpetrator narratives (symposium sponsored by Slavic and the Human Rights Center).