course »Working with System Involved Youth & Families Affected by Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC 101)

Date: 11/23/2021, 9:00 am—4:00 pm
County: Training Offerings
CEUs: 6
Sponsor: Fred Finch Youth & Family Services
Phone: 510-482-2244
Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) 101 is an introductory course for those who support system involved youth and families. This course was developed for community providers, social workers, probation officers, advocates, foster care providers and those who work with at-risk children and transitional age youth. CSEC 101 is designed for those who work with girls, boys, and gender non-conforming youth and wish to have an understanding of risk factors and signs of exploitation.

This course will provide an in-depth overview to include statistics, legal framework from the Trafficking Victims Protection Act and common myths about involvement in CSEC. By attending this training, participants will be able to identify the demand, recruitment, pathways and precursors to involvement in CSEC. This training provides an overview of the physical, emotional and social impact within CSEC. This course uses survivor stories, images and videos to illustrate victim identification, engagement and service needs for CSEC.