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Virtual Training: Peer-to-Peer Human Trafficking Recruitment in RHY Settings – A Trauma-Informed Response
Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST
Category: Virtual Training

Peer-to-Peer Human Trafficking Recruitment in RHY Settings – A Trauma-Informed Response

Tuesday September 14, 2021 – 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM ET 

This virtual training will explore strategies to prevent, identify, and intervene in situations of peer-to-peer human trafficking recruitment in runaway and homeless youth settings. Facilitators will discuss the impact of complex trauma on youth and share practical strategies to address these situations based on public health, trauma-informed, and positive youth development principles. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with the facilitators to share their experiences and challenges when dealing with these recruitment incidents in their programs.

Objectives

  • Increase understanding of the dynamics of human trafficking peer recruitment.
  • Gain skills to identify indicators for peer recruitment and strengthen protective factors for youth experiencing homelessness.
  • Develop a comprehensive trauma-informed response to address peer-to-peer recruitment challenges in RHY settings.

Facilitators

  • Elizabeth Hopper, PhD, Justice Resource Institute
  • Cheris Larson, Project Oz
  • Josie Heyano, Covenant House Alaska 

If you have any questions, please contact RHYTTAC at [email protected]