Washington State Children’s Administration (CA), Region 2
Norene Roberts is the Commercially Sexually Exploited Children’s (CSEC) Liaison for the Washington State Children’s Administration (CA), Region 2. In her role as CSEC Liaison, Norene provides CSEC training for CA staff, as well as consultation and multidisciplinary coordination for child sex trafficking cases in King, Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom, Island and San Juan Counties. Prior to her work with Children’s Administration, Norene managed Catherine Booth House, a confidential domestic violence shelter located in Seattle. Additionally, Norene served as the primary researcher for ECPAT-USA’s work focused on the commercial sexual exploitation of boys in the United States, culminating in the publication of And Boys Too in 2013. Prior to her work at ECPAT-USA and Catherine Booth House, Norene worked as a sexual assault counselor in Brooklyn, New York and coordinated a runaway and homeless youth street outreach and case management program in the Seattle area.