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Introduction to Child Sex Trafficking

This three-part online training course introduces the subject of child sex trafficking, a complex and multifaceted crime. By addressing indicators, vulnerabilities, and the trauma associated with child sex trafficking, this course will provide a deeper understanding the issue and its impact on victims and communities.

  • Module 1: Recognizing Child Sex Trafficking

    Contains 3 Component(s)

    By completing this module, you will be able to: ​1. Define child sex trafficking 2. Understand the myths and misconceptions of child sex trafficking 3. Identify red flags and indicators of sexual exploitation 4. Recall reporting practices for suspected child sex trafficking.

    By completing this module, you will be able to:

    1. Define child sex trafficking

    2. Understand the myths and misconceptions of child sex trafficking

    3. Identify red flags and indicators of sexual exploitation

    4. Recall reporting practices for suspected child sex trafficking.

  • Module 2: Child Sex Trafficking: Vulnerabilities & Grooming

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    By completing this module, you will be able to: ​1. Define basic human needs and identify examples of how traffickers manipulate them; 2. Identify risk factors and vulnerabilities traffickers use to target children; 3. Recognize common grooming tactics used by traffickers.

    By completing this module, you will be able to:

    1. Define basic human needs and identify examples of how traffickers manipulate them;

    2. Identify risk factors and vulnerabilities traffickers use to target children;

    3. Recognize common grooming tactics used by traffickers.

  • Module 3: Child Sex Trafficking and Trauma

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    By completing this module, you will be able to: 1. Define trauma and the continuum of trauma 2. Identify the impact and responses of complex trauma associated with CST 3. Recall practical strategies for successful engagement with youth who have experienced trauma 4. Describe the impact of secondary trauma on first responders.

    By completing this module, you will be able to:

     1. Define trauma and the continuum of trauma

     2. Identify the impact and responses of complex trauma associated with CST 

    3. Recall practical strategies for successful engagement with youth who have experienced trauma 

    4. Describe the impact of secondary trauma on first responders.