Join Us!

APRIL 15-18 | PLEASANT GROVE, UT

WE RISE BY LIFTING OTHERS

Our annual Sheltered Conference is back again for those seeking to provide the best quality of care for survivors of trafficking! Whether you are new to the field of residential care, or have been serving survivors for decades, we invite you to join us! We are excited to have leading experts present about the latest credible practices, share relevant findings, and provide you with applicable resources so that we can rise by lifting others.

2024 AGENDA

DAY 1

Monday, April 15

1:30pm - 7:00pm | Registration & Check-In
2:00pm - 4:30pm | Pre-Conference Workshops
  • Trauma-Informed Care Workshop
  • Ethical Storytelling (2-3pm)
  • Building Better Practices Through Financial Integrity (3:15-4:15pm)
5:00 pm - 5:45pm | Opening Remarks
  • Welcome to Sheltered 2024!
5:45pm - 7:00pm | Networking Welcome Event
  • Hors d’oeuvres & non-alcoholic beverages will be provided.

DAY 2

Tuesday, April 16

8:00am - 9:00am | Registration & Check-In
8:15am - 8:45am | Optional Worship & Self-care Opportunities
  • Musical Worship
  • Guided Therapeutic Meditation
9:00am - 9:15am | Welcome

Melissa Yao – NTSA Executive Director

9:15am - 10:00am | Keynote

Kathy Givens – The Power of Peer Mentorship

10:15am - 11:00am | Breakouts
  • Trauma-Informed Care in Organizational Culture
  • Executive Leadership
  • Cultivating a Successful & Supportive Volunteer Base
11:15am - 12:00pm | Breakouts
  • Operations: How to Save your Organization Thousands
  • Developing Trauma-Informed Employment from a Person-Centered Perspective
  • Clinical Integration in Residential Programs
LUNCH & ROUNDTABLES
  • Single-serve lunches provided for all!
  • Minor-serving,  HR/Operations, Executive Director Roundtables.
1:30pm - 2:15pm | Keynote
  • Interactive Live Q&A Panel – Creating a Culture of Survivor Empowerment
2:30pm - 4:45pm | Workshops
  • Been There, Done That: Residential Programming 101
  • Building Your De-Escalation Toolkit
5:00pm - 6:30pm | Networking
  • Hors d’oeuvres & non-alcoholic beverages will be provided.

DAY 3

Wednesday, April 17

8:15am - 8:45am | Optional Worship & Self-care Opportunities
  • Musical Worship
  • Guided Therapeutic Meditation
9:00am - 9:45am | Keynote

Moving the Needle: Current Trends and Challenges in the Fight Against Human Trafficking

10:00am - 10:45am | Breakouts
  • Measuring Impact Meaningfully
  • Serving Transgender Survivors
  • Addressing Trauma through Parts Work: A Framework for All Helpers
11:00am - 11:45am | Breakouts
  • Your Sexual Story: Helping Survivors Understand How the Past May Impact the Present
  • Unleashing Your Board for Greater Effectiveness
  • Good Vibes: Promoting a Healthy House Culture
LUNCH
  • Single-serve lunches provided for all!
1:30pm - 2:15pm | Community Care Time!
  • Hand massages, prayer, & therapy dogs!
2:30pm - 3:30pm | Breakouts
  • Countering Dynamics
  • Trauma-Informed Faith Integration
  • Your Guide to Multisite Expansion
3:45pm - 4:45pm | Breakouts
  • Panel: Serving Male Survivors
  • Policy and Organizational Culture: Laying the Foundation for Organizational Health

DAY 4

Thursday, April 18

8:15am - 8:45am | Optional Worship & Self-care Opportunities
  • Musical Worship
  • Guided Meditation
9:00am - 9:45am | Combined Session 1
  • Integrating From Safety Back Into Society
9:45am - 10:30am | Combined Session 2
  • Dr. Bello’s Inspirational Presentation on the Power of Change in the HT Movement and Focusing on New Innovations and the Language of Data
10:30am - 11:00am | Closing Remarks
  • NTSA’s Vision

Join us for practical workshops, inspiring keynotes, collaborative roundtables & effective breakout sessions!
Featured topics include: Trauma-Informed Care, De-Escalation, Ethical Marketing, Successful Reintegration, & more!

SPEAKERS

VENUE

This year, Sheltered Conference will once again be taking place at the dōTERRA Headquarters, nestled at the foot of the majestic Wasatch Mountains in Pleasant Grove, Utah. We are so excited to be back and can’t wait to see you there!

Special thanks to our sponsors!

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR VALUED INSIGHT!

We can’t wait to share your voice in our submission to the 2024 TIP Report!

P.S. Have you purchased your tickets for our 2024 Sheltered Conference yet? Get 11% off in honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Month when you buy yours before January 31st!