Come to the Live Studio Saturday June 3rd for a KXL Roundtable discussion on Sex Trafficking. Hear from experts in various fields including the FBI on this serious problem in our area.
Listen to the stream at FM News 101
Robin Miller, Case Manager at NOW
Robin Miller received her bachelor’s degree in Social Science from Portland State University in 2012. Today she works as the Case Manager and Mentor for the New Options for Women Program at LifeWorks NW. Robin provides direct services to women who have been commercially sexually exploited (CSE) and connects them to community resources and provides peer support. Part of her job also requires her to work closely with law enforcement and the local district attorney’s office. Robin presents to a variety of audiences on the issues of commercial sexual exploitation from a survivor and professional perspective, including buyers enrolled through Multnomah County and LifeWorks NW, Sex Buyers Accountability and Diversion class, faith based communities, social service providers and service organizations focused on the issue of CSE and CSEC (commercial sexual exploitation of children).
JR Ujifusa, Senior Deputy District Attorney
Unit B and Human Trafficking Team for Multnomah County.
Denise Biehn, FBI Supervisory Special Agent
Denise has been an agent for 15 years, and she has been working crimes against children cases for almost 10 years. She supervises the FBI’s Child Exploitation Task Force which includes FBI agents, FBI analysts and task force officers from a number of local police agencies. The CETF focuses on addressing child sex trafficking cases in this area.
Prior to joining the FBI, Denise was a criminal prosecutor for the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Beyond her law degree, she also holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
Dr. Fabiana Wallis, Psychologist
Fabiana Wallis, PhD, received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from University of Massachusetts Boston and completed her clinical training at Harvard Medical School and MIT. She has been working with men and women affected by psychological trauma since 1997. She is a Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model (TREM) Facilitator and Trainer, EMDR therapist, co-author of a cultural adaptation of a trauma intervention, and Co-Founder of the Center for Trauma Recovery in Portland, Oregon. She provides clinical services, consultation, supervision, mentorship and training in the areas of trauma, diversity and Latino mental health.