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Developing a Community Response for High-Risk Victims of Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation

  • Lafayette, Louisiana (map)

Training: Developing a Community Response for High Risk Victims of Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation, provided by AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance program.  The training will be co-hosted by the Children's Advocacy Network and Hearts of Hope, in collaboration with the Louisiana Children's Anti-Trafficking Initiative (LACAT). The training is free and will provide tools for participants to: 

1) Construct a multidisciplinary response to high risk victim cases. 

2) Quantify the problem of sex trafficking locally, define the high risk victim and the correlation and commonalities between youth who have run from home, repeat victims of sexual abuse, and the child victimized through sex trafficking. 

3) Learn effective victim interview techniques and a 5-point strategy to combat the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC).

When: Sept. 24-25, 2018

Where: Chandelier Room, 1925 Kaliste Saloom Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508. For lodging, Hearts of Hope is now securing is a room block at the state approved rate at a local hotel. 

Registration: This is a free event, but advanced registration is required. Priority registration due August 13th. 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.

For more information: Contact Jim Walters at 

PLEASE NOTE: This event is neither hosted by nor endorsed by the GNOHTTF. The Task Force is not responsible for the content of this training, and is not responsible for the coordination of this event