Fri, Sep 22|
Engagement Skills for Working with System-Involved Sex Trafficking Survivors
Nola Kesia Brantley
Time & Location
Sep 22, 2023, 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM PDT
About the Event
Nola Kesia Brantley
The training will begin with an overview of approaches used to work with sex trafficked youth in the Foster Care and Juvenile Justice systems. The training will then look at harm reduction strategies and stages of change and how they can be used to effectively help sex trafficked youth exit the commercial sex industry. The training will conclude with strategies to more effectively safety plan and navigate public systems with Foster Care and Juvenile Justice involved youth who have experienced sex trafficking.
· Participants will be able to identify 3 strategies for supporting sex trafficked system-involved youth.
· Participants will be able to explain how using the stages of change model and harm reduction with sex trafficked system-involved youth can support improved outcomes.
· Participants will be able to identify at least 3 reasons why sex trafficked system-involved youth recruit other youth into the commercial sex industry.
10:30-10:45am Trainer and Topic Introduction
10:45-11:00am Self-Engagement Skills
11:00-11:15am Restorative Relationships
11:15-11:30am Trauma Informed Approach
11:30-11:45am Resiliency Based Approach
11:45am-12:00pm Applying the Stages of Change: Pre-Contemplation
12:00-12:15pm Break (CE hours will not be offered for this time)
12:15-12:30pm Applying the Stages of Change: Contemplation
12:30-12:45pm Continuum of Sexual Abuse
12:45-1:00pm Building Relationships
1:00-1:30pm Lunch Break (CE hours will not be offered for this time)
1:30-1:45pm Developing Advocacy Plans
1:45-2:00pm Commonly Needed Resources
2:00-2:15pm Safety Planning
2:15-2:30pm Stages of Change Scenarios
2:30-2:45pm Safety Planning Scenarios
2:45-3:00pm Trauma Bonds
3:00-3:15pm Break (CE hours will not be offered for this time)
3:15-3:30pm Navigating Public Systems: foster care, juvenile justice, the courts
3:30-3:45pm Navigating Public Systems: schools, healthcare
4:00-4:15pm Trauma and Resiliency
4:15-4:30pm Questions and Close
Meet Our Trainer
Nola Kesia Brantley, CEO & Founder of Nola Brantley Speaks has become nationally recognized as a powerful Survivor voice for the issue of child sex trafficking through her moving and information packed public speaking. Her hard work and perpetual vigilance has brought both focus and concrete resources to this chronically underserved and largely unrecognized population of victimized youth. Nola’s approach aims to be holistic!
This course meets the qualifications for (5.0) BBS CE hours for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.