Human Trafficking

The Polaris Project offers a variety of interactive trainings and webinars on human trafficking and various other topics. Use this link to access the website and choose what training you would like to attend. Some of the topics are listed below: Link to Polaris Project Building a Local Crisis Response to Human Trafficking-24 minutes Creating a Community Response to Trafficking-27 minutes Human Trafficking 101: 2013 Update-47 minutes Human Trafficking and Traveling Sales Crews- 30 minutes Human Trafficking: An Introduction for Military, Civilians, and Contractors-24 minutes Human Trafficking and Intersections with Code Compliance- 55 minutes Human Trafficking in Domestic Servitude- 22 minutes Human Trafficking and Runaway and Homeless Youth -1 hour Recognizing Human Trafficking Victim Experiences -34 minutes

Human Trafficking 101

46 minutes This is training from the Polaris Project and the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC). This training defines human trafficking and discusses how to identify victims. Link to Training

Gang Involved Sex Trafficking

40 minutes This training is a new training by the Polaris Project which addresses gang involved sex trafficking. It defines and identifies what gang sex trafficking is in detail. Also discusses the prevalence seen recently. Link to Training

Identifying and Serving Victims of Human Trafficking

1 hour and 30 minutes Participants will learn why the Family Justice Center model is strategically suited to identify and meet the needs of trafficking survivors. These services might include law enforcement collaboration, advocacy services, and civil legal representation. Link to Training

Sexual Exploitation of Minors

1 hour Human trafficking is an international epidemic that also hits close to home in cities like Oakland, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami and New York. During this webinar, the presenters will discuss the sexual exploitation of minors. Link to Training

Human Trafficking in the Family Planning Setting

1 hour and 30 minutes The incidence of human trafficking has increased at an alarming rate over the past decade. In fact, human trafficking victims are very likely to present at family planning clinics and health centers. As a health care provider, how do you know when the patient in front of you is a victim of human trafficking? If a victim does present, what is the best way to respond to assist her/him? Link to Training

Webinar: Human Trafficking: The Role of the Health Care Provider- Recorded Webinar

1 hour and 30 minutes What can healthcare providers do to help victims of human trafficking? Many healthcare providers, who interact with human trafficking victims, are unaware that these crimes occur and often are not prepared to respond to victims, survivors, and those at risk. Link to Training

Identifying and Serving Victims of Human Trafficking

1 hour and 30 minutes The Washington Anti-Trafficking Response Network (WARN) is a coalition of organizations that provides direct services to victims of human trafficking in Washington State and conduct outreach and education to increase victim identification. This training will focus on the experience of service providers who have been working specifically with survivors of trafficking. From the Office for Victims of Crime: Link to Website

Autumn Burris & Survivors: Changing The Language Regarding Prostitution

This video highlights the language used when referring to “prostitution,” “sex work,” etc. Most people don’t understand that there are several avenues of manipulation into the world of prostitution. While the majority of advocacy is focused on child sex trafficking this video gives a clear cut explanation of the vulnerabilities that many adult survivors face on a day to day basis. The word “sex worker” must be eradicated in order to truly serve this population. 25 minutes Link to Video

Truckers Against Trafficking

A wonderful website with high quality videos. Link to Website
Trafficking Training Intro Video: Link to Video (5 min. 15 sec.)