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.
- Identify the types of traffickers and how they recruit their victims
- Understand the grooming process how it is used to gain compliance
- Learn the links of trafficking to childhood trauma, homeless and missing youth as well as additional risk and vulnerabilities.