Anzette Shackelford, M.A., LCSW, is the training development manager and county consultant for the Academy for Professional Excellence, Public Child Welfare Training Academy. She holds a B.A. in psychology/sociology and a master’s degree in social work (MSW) from SDSU. Shackelford has worked with at-risk children and families since 1991 in a variety of settings and was previously employed by the County of San Diego Child Welfare Services Program. She is the lead researcher at the Academy on the topic of human trafficking, serves on statewide CSEC committees, and has presented information on the topic at a variety of venues. Shackelford works with local agencies and task force in Southern California that are serving victims and working to eradicate trafficking in the area.