June 23, 2023 | Tampa, FL
Child Sex Trafficking (CST) is a crime that is hidden yet in plain sight. First responders are often the first system members to make contact with a CST victim. A CST victim has been heavily groomed for system contact, is fearful of their trafficker, and often not forthcoming about their exploitive situation. Deconstruct the crime of CST and identify common scenarios in which you may come in contact with a CST victim. Discover victim-centered contact practices you can implement which are specific to CST victims. Recognize how to secure vital evidence which may only be available during your initial contact with the victim. Practice group exercises and develop contact and response plans to common scenarios you may encounter.
The deadline to register is May 26, 2023. This training is designed for First Responders who are most likely to be the first system members to encounter child sex trafficking victims. Training Schedule: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Eastern
Upon completion of this training, you will develop capabilities to: * Comprehend the prevalence and hidden nature of child sex trafficking * Recognize common identifiers of CST victims and common scenarios in which you may encounter them * Apply victim-centered practices specific to CST victim vulnerabilities during victim contacts * Identify vital evidence you may encounter * Be prepared for realistic contact scenarios which are specific to your discipline
This training is not open to the general public. Approval to attend this training is subject to the approval of the host agency as well as your qualifications submitted on your registration. * Child Protection Workers * Law Enforcement * Police and Fire Dispatchers * Public Safety Medical Professionals; Public Safety includes EMTs, Emergency Hospital, Emergency Clinic, Fire Service * School Personnel * Victim Service Providers
Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) 4211 North Lois Ave Tampa, FL 33614
There is NO FEE to attend this training; however, pre-registration is required. The deadline to register is May 26, 2023. Registrations will still be accepted after this date based on your qualifications to attend and if seats are still available. Tuition, student materials, and instructional costs are provided by the AMBER Alert Training & Technical Assistance Program. Approval to attend this training is subject to the approval of the host agency as well as your qualifications submitted on your registration.