Applying Trauma-Informed Care and Disability Justice to Working with Survivors of Sex Trafficking

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January 26, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

People with disabilities are more likely to experience sex trafficking than their peers. Traffickers deliberately target victims they think will be easily isolated and controlled, so conditions surrounding people with disabilities, including the fact that they are marginalized, devalued, and isolated, make people with disabilities more vulnerable to this type of abuse. A trauma-informed approach to supporting sex trafficking survivors with disabilities recognizes signs and symptoms of trauma, resists re-traumatizing survivors, and provides safe and accessible services and healing. This webinar will describe the importance of using a trauma-informed approach to supporting survivors of sex trafficking with disabilities and provide attendees with skills to more effectively support these survivors.

This webinar will be co-sponsored with the National Human Trafficking and Disabilities Working Group (NHTDWG). CEUs are available for participation in this webinar through the National Human Trafficking and Disabilities Working Group for 1.5 credits for $15 plus small processing fee. To receive CEU credit, please reach out to for more information.