Many providers in clinical and non-clinical settings, child welfare workers, residential staff as well as foster parents and kin caregivers will come across youth and young adults who are victims/survivors of domestic sex trafficking.
Participants will learn ways to specifically identify if someone is being trafficked, to better understand the reality of being trafficked in Ontario and provide an introduction into how to intervene effectively.
NOTE: Another online training called ‘Sex Trafficking, Consent, and Healthy Relationships: Risks and Vulnerabilities during the Pandemic’ has been developed for youth and complements this training for staff. Staff are welcome to participate in the Youth training as well.
- Understand the reality of human trafficking in an Ontario context and identify myths and misconceptions
- Examine the stages of commercial sexual exploitation
- Identify risk and vulnerability factors as well as sex trafficking warning signs/indicators
- Be introduced to the Stages of Change Intervention Model as it applies to sex trafficking
Course Format: Live Webinar (Zoom). Recording will not be available.
Member Fee: $67.80
Non-Member Fee: $67.80
GROUP DISCOUNT: Save 20% off the REGULAR individual fee with a group registration of 4 or more participants. Contact Angela Cooper at email@example.com
Course Dates & Location
Registration Deadline: May 12
Thursday, May 14, 2020, 2:00 – 4:00 pm EDT
Karly Church and Jasminder Sekhon
Jasminder Sekhon, HBA, MSc.
Jasminder is a specialist in gendered violence and human trafficking prevention through an intersectional, sex-positive, and trauma-informed lens. She is the Human Trafficking Prevention Facilitator at Victim Services of Durham Region and works part-time as a subject matter expert on Human Trafficking at Sault College. She is a graduate of the University of Oxford’s MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice and has an HBA in Political Science and Criminology from the University of Toronto.
Karly is a Human Trafficking Crisis Intervention Counselor with Victim Services Durham Region. She is a vocal advocate for domestic sex trafficking survivors through education, panel discussions and media to bring awareness and remove stigma. Karly has trained over 5,000 service providers, law enforcement and youth on sex trafficking, and facilitated groups for youth who have experience sexual exploitation, sexual violence and human trafficking.