Shadow Children: Addressing Human Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation Within the Family and Interviewing Considerations

Course Description

There is an increased public awareness around the prevalence, impact, and salience of sex trafficking, human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. When allegations of trafficking and exploitation are made known to law enforcement and social services, the forensic interview process can be an effective tool for gathering victim statements and assessing what has occurred. This training will discuss the specifics of working with victims of trafficking and exploitation and offer guidance for conducting forensic interviews with this population.

Learning Objectives

1. Discuss the prevalence, dynamics and realities of human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation.

2. Provide techniques and strategies for effectively interviewing victims of trafficking and exploitation, through sample language and case examples.

3. Offer guidance on how the MDT can best serve victims of trafficking and exploitation.

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