Understanding Children and Youth Who Have Been Sex Trafficked

Apr 22nd 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Zarfas Hall

Presented by: Jennifer Richardson, MSW, RSW
Director, Provincial Anti-Human Trafficking Coordination Office, MCCSS

Human trafficking (HT) is a crime and human rights abuse that’s sometimes called “modern day slavery.” Some people think of human trafficking as an international crime but it is happening here in Ontario, for both sexual and labour exploitation. Jennifer Richardson, Director with the Provincial  Anti-Human Trafficking Coordination Office  with the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, will guide learners through a brief description of human trafficking, the culture of the sex trade, the differences between familial/third party sexual abuse and Human Trafficking, an assessment framework to understand the signs, and some best care practices for children and youth. 
 
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