Human Trafficking and Substance Use

Advanced Recovery Systems invites you to our Continuing Education Event 

Topic: Human Sex Trafficking:  Trauma and Addiction Recovery

Hour: 2 


  • Patrick J. Nave, D.Min. ABD, LMHC, MCAP, CET, Expert in Trauma Resolution and Healing &

  • Diena "Rainey" Cannavino, Certified Addiction Counselor

About the Speakers:

Patrick “Doc” Nave is an expert in the field of trauma resolution and healing. Doc holds a doctoral degree in Therapy and an ABD in Psychology. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Master Certified Addiction Professional, Certified Human Trafficking investigator, Trauma Specialist Diplomate with AMHCA and works with several Task Force groups in Florida. Doc is the President of Bikers Against Trafficking, a worldwide anti-trafficking organization and owns Sojourners Recovery Center in Lake Mary. Doc is a published author and provides trauma and anger management counseling for Seminole County and has presented at workshops for counselors, churches, non-profits, etc...

Diena “Rainey” Cannavino is a passionate advocate for freedom. Rainey is a Certified Addiction Counselor in the State of Florida, the Vice-President of Bikers Against Trafficking and the Business Manager at Sojourners Recovery Center in Lake Mary. Rainey has spoken at area conferences around the world and has shared her survivor story on the United States Air Force Bases, Colleges, Churches, Mental Health gatherings, Hospitals, Schools and at the Health Department as well as a host of other places as well. Rainey has extensive training in trauma therapy and is currently working on her goal of becoming a clinical psychologist.

Topic Description: The presentation will be how substance use is integrated and used as coercion for human sex trafficking. 


1. To develop an awareness of human sex trafficking

2. Learn how to deal with the clinical complexities of those who has survived being trafficked

3. Develop trauma-informed skills to treat those who have survived being trafficked and are suffering from addiction


10:00AM - 10:15AM Check-in & Introductions

10:15AM - 12:15PM Speaker Presentation

12:15PM - 1:00PM Lunch, Q & A, Certifications of Completion

Continuing Education credit hours will be awarded as accredited by NBCC. Attendees will need to contact their governing body in order to have credits applied. The exception would be nurses that would go through CE Brokers. Priority seating is reserved for individuals receiving Continuing Education Credit.

For questions please email Event Manager/ACEP Administrator, Ashley Ulbrich at [email protected]


Location: 1155 Louisiana Avenue Suite 210 Winter Park, FL 32789

Phone Number: 407-401-9321 ext: 4066

Advanced Recovery Systems has been approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP No. 6874). Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Advanced Recovery Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


February 7


10:00 am - 01:00 pm

Event Category:

Advanced Recovery Systems Continuing Education Events

Click to Register: Registration Page

Advanced Recovery Systems Continuing Education

Website: Event Page

Maggiano's Little Italy

21090 Saint Andrews Boulevard, Boca Raton, FL 33433

Boca Raton, FL, US, 33433