Skip to Content
Back To Top
Opens in a new window.
Opens an external site.
Opens an external site in a new window.
Downloads a pdf file.
Downloads a pdf file in a new window.
Back To Top
Identification and Assessment of Victims of Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation
Level: Advanced Practice
Intended Audience: Line-workers, Supervisors, Managers
Description of Course: Identification & Assessment of Victims of Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation is designed to give a broad overview of Human Trafficking, narrowing in on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (including youth in the foster care system) and the different forms of trafficking they may be involved in. In addition, it provides a background to understand the factors that contribute to the initial recruitment and ongoing victimization of young people by traffickers. Identification and assessment of victims is addressed and the training session concludes with a focus on appropriate and effective response, national and local resources that are available. The course will use lecture, small group discussion, short video clips as well as application activities.
- Define human trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of children and how they are related
- Describe the dynamics involved that contribute to the victimization of young people by sex traffickers
- Utilize effective tools in the identification and assessment of victims of trafficking
- Identify resources both nationally and locally available to intervene, assess and treat
those affected by the commercial sexual exploitation of children
- What is Human Trafficking?
- What is Child Sex Trafficking and what makes children vulnerable?
- The Pimp Subculture
- Familial Sex Trafficking
- Latino Sex Trafficking Networks
- Contributing Issues
- Trafficking Assessment
- Providing a Trauma-Sensitive Approach
- What is the San Bernardino County Coalition Against Sexual Explotiation?
- Human Trafficking Resources
Assessment and Investigation