Leslie Briner, MSW

Leslie Briner, MSW

For over 20 years, Leslie Briner has served families experiencing homelessness, youth with developmental disabilities, youth in the foster care system, and since 2005, has worked with commercially sexually exploited (CSE) youth. She has designed, implemented, and directed services for sexually exploited and trafficked youth and developed comprehensive training on the topics of sexual exploitation and trafficking. To date, she has trained over 7000 people as well as providing substantial technical assistance and consultation on these issues in Washington State and across the country. Leslie works as a consultant with YouthCare and operates Social Strategies, a training and consulting practice based in Seattle, Washington, as well as being Associate Faculty at the University of Washington, School of Social Work where she earned her Master's in Social Work (MSW).


Advocate Core is held 3 times a year

  • March, Western Washington
  • August, Eastern Washington
  • October / November, Central Washington

Therapist Core is held twice a year

  • January / February, Western Washington
  • July, Eastern Washington

Annual Conference

  • End of April, Early May, Location Varies

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