Gather information regarding the risks and resiliencies of homeless young adults (ages 18 to 25) with a specific focus on sex and labor trafficking experiences. Learn about the issues facing homeless young adults including their medical and mental health needs, family relationships, and childhood maltreatment. Leverage new knowledge about the sex and/or labor trafficking experiences of homeless young adults in Arizona.
What do we really know about the dynamics of commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) when a caregiver or family member is directly selling sex with their child for profit? This webinar will explore the commonalities found in victims of family-facilitated CSEC compared to third-party CSEC. The presenter will delve into the identity and modus operandi of familial traffickers, and examine the challenges of family-facilitated CSEC victim identification and long-term outcomes.
Examine the current system response to young boys victimized through child sex trafficking, demonstrate how boys are trafficked, and discuss the profiles of the traffickers and buyers. Explore current challenges and next steps toward addressing these challenges for an effective response.
Prosecuting sex trafficking of minor cases is difficult, in part because victims are unstable. Join us for this webinar to discuss building an investigation that allows the prosecutor to go to trial, even if the victim is unable to testify.
Gain a better understanding of the child pornography collector and dispel the “it’s just pictures” myth. Discussion will include an overview of studies highlighting the potential correlation between those who collect child pornography and those who molest children, and hear of the devastating and long-term impact on victims. You will learn about the benefits of child pornography investigator’s participation in a multidisciplinary team response, and the role of Mandated Reporters.
Gain a basic understanding of gang dynamics and the movement of gangs into the trafficking of children. Recognize the similarities and differences between gang related and gang motivated child sex trafficking versus traditional sex trafficking models as relates to recruiting, victimization, control and the methods of combating gang trafficking.
Investigating a child sex trafficking case while recognizing the need for advocacy throughout the process can be a challenge both for law enforcement and for advocates. Explore the different perspectives each bring to their contacts with victims. Identify 5 core values of partnership which will enable you to have a successful and productive team as you serve the most vulnerable of victims. Examine a victim’s perspective of a law enforcement-led advocacy team and hear how it impacted her life.
Gain an understanding of child sex trafficking victim dynamics, perspectives on sex traffickers and how human trafficking is the second most profitable crime in the world. Case examples will be utilized throughout the course to highlight real world examples of child sex trafficking.
Gather step-by-step instructions on how to prepare for an interview with specific focus on important content, what topics to explore, and tips for ending an interview.
Develop a multidisciplinary team approach for responding to child sex trafficking cases that result in prosecution. Discuss topics such as search warrants, what charges to bring and other considerations and/or prosecutions issues. Explore victim-centered approaches and strategies to deal with the unexpected.