The act of recruiting someone into trafficking is intentional, planned and criminal. Learn tactics and techniques used by traffickers including targeting, recruiting and the grooming process. Understanding the emotional/trauma bond between the offender and victim is imperative to break this connection intervene when a minor is targeted. Research regarding childhood trauma, victim risk factors, juvenile justice, homeless and missing youth will be discussed.
1. Identify the types of traffickers and how they recruit their victims
2. Understand the grooming process how it is used to gain compliance
3. Learn the links of trafficking to childhood trauma, homeless and missing youth as well as additional risk and vulnerabilities.
Zero Abuse Project is a 501(c)(3) organization that is committed to the elimination of child sexual abuse. Our programs are designed to provide training and education to professionals and students, and to help transform institutions to effectively prevent, recognize and respond to child sexual abuse.