Training About Youth Sex Trafficking for Service Providers


Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking of Youth facilitated by Leslie Briner, MSW
This workshop is designed for service providers, educators, and community members who work with youth or want to learn more about sexual exploitation and trafficking. Topics include: the social and cultural context of sexual exploitation, the subculture of prostitution, harm and impacts, coordinated response and an integrative recovery model.

DATE |July 30, 2013
TIME | 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
COST | $35 per person on/before July 15th & $45 after July 15th (group discount available)
LOCATION | Lacey Community Center – Meeting Room 1 | 6729 Pacific Ave. SE, Olympia, WA 98503
FACILITATOR | Leslie Briner, MSW

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the social and cultural factors that contribute to sexual exploitation
  • Explore the harm, violence, and trauma experienced by people in the sex trades
  • Learn and practice useful tools for identification and intervention
  • Consider personal and societal beliefs and biases about people in the sex trade
  • Develop a victim-centered and coordinated response to sexual exploitation

ABOUT THE FACILITATOR | Over the last five years, Leslie Briner, MSW, has trained over 2,000 people across the country on the topic of sexual exploitation. She has worked in the field of social services with children, youth and families for 15 years, focusing since 2005 on sexual exploitation and trafficking. In that time, she has developed community-based training and comprehensive programming to resond to sexually exploited youth. Leslie is committed to social justice and interrupting all forms of oppression and discrimination.

Contact Leslie? | 206.291.0942 |

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