Session Description

Session 2 will discuss the long-term effects of domestic violence trauma on fetal and infant development, the physical and mental health symptoms that result from trauma, identify signs and symptoms of strangulation, recognize the spoken and unspoken signs of abuse and trauma during a doctor visit, and further explore the common characteristics and intersects of domestic violence and human trafficking.

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Meet the Presenters

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Alan Wilkett

SAFE Alliance of Tampa Bay

Corporal Alan Wilkett recently retired from the Pasco Sheriff’s Office where he served for almost 15 years with a total law enforcement experience of over 27 years. Patrol, court security, investigations, crime prevention, and community relations are among the assignments fulfilled in the years of service. In 2007 he was awarded the Law Enforcement Deputy of the Year. Corporal Wilkett holds a Florida Practitioner Designation in both crime prevention and CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design).

Corporal Wilkett has devoted the past several years in the fight against human trafficking. He has trained and instructed law enforcement, federal agencies, state and local agencies, NGO’s, along with multiple groups, churches, and organizations. The Pasco Human Trafficking Task Force, the Human Trafficking Commission, and Light Up The Night are founding initiatives. Corporal Wilkett was awarded the 2017 Florida Human Trafficking Law Enforcement Official of the Year from Attorney General Pam Bondi and recently received the Law Enforcement Lifetime Achievement Award from the Florida Crime Prevention Association.

Alan has hundreds of hours of advanced law enforcement training in areas such as Human Trafficking investigations and awareness, advanced interview and interrogation, homicide investigations, terrorism, active threat, as well as many others. He holds certificates in Human Trafficking Investigation, Cryptocurrencies, Dark Web Investigations, Social Media Investigations, Basic Cyber Investigations and others.

Alan is engaged as a SME (Subject Matter Expert) in Human Trafficking and has presented at The Florida Senate, numerous conferences, civic organizations, Task Forces, panel discussions, and others. He has appeared on multiple television, print, digital, and radio mediums as well as The Weekend Report with Jon Scott on the Fox News Network. Alan was privileged to appear in the recent documentary “Blind Eyes Opened”.

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Hannah McCall, MSW

Hands Across The Bay

Outreach Coordinator
Domestic Violence Prevention Advocate

Hannah is a double alumna of Florida State University and ultimately achieved her Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work. She has spent her entire professional career working with survivors of domestic violence in multiple capacities. Starting out at a local certified domestic violence center, Hannah provided advocacy and supportive services to survivors of domestic violence and served as the Chairperson of the Primary Prevention Committee, a sub-committee of the Pinellas County Domestic Violence Task Force. Hannah was the keynote speaker on behalf of the organization providing domestic violence prevention education and training at various schools, organizations, and events, including the Bay Pines Veterans’ Hospital. Hannah has worked closely with the LGBTQ+ population, with veterans and their families, and with mothers and their children fleeing abuse. Hannah has recently joined the Hands Across the Bay team, and is so excited to partner with Julie, Melissa, and Chelsea in their journey to spread kindness all over the Tampa Bay area.