Podcasts

Charisma Podcast Network  (March 2020)

The Samaritan Women Fights for Sex Trafficking Victims

Jeanne Allert and Calvin Fanning discuss the scope of the problem of human trafficking in the U.S., what sex trafficking looks like, and what is fueling this evil trade.

The Samaritan Women Helps Adults Spot Children’s Vulnerabilities to Traffickers

Julie Haltom from The Samaritan Women discusses some of the factors that contribute to a child being at risk for exploitation.

The Samaritan Women Helps Parents Protect Children From Porn

Julie Haltom talks about how children being exposed to pornographic content creates avenues for child sexual exploitation. 

The Need for Human Trafficking Victim Services in the US

Jeanne Allert describes what we have learned from serving over 100 women in the past 13 years. Learn about the commonality that causes vulnerability in children and youth and the needed services for victims of trafficking.

Affirming the Worth of the Trafficking Victim

Jeanne Allert tells the story behind the ministry name and how God uniquely affirmed the mission of The Samaritan Women. Listen to what we have learned about victim services across the country through the Institute for Shelter Care and the dire need for more shelters across the U.S.

Restoring Sex Trafficking Victims to Normal Life

Calvin Fanning explains how The Samaritan Women Institute for Shelter Care is working to train up people who are feeling called to minister to this population. 

Institute for Shelter Care Passes on Lessons Learned to Aid Trafficking Victims

Kay Duffield, Executive Director of the Northern Virginia Human Trafficking Initiative describes what they have learned as a part of the Mentorship program at The Samaritan Women Institute for Shelter Care. She describes how the Institute equipped, grounded and sharpened their organization to provide the highest qualify of care to survivors. 

Recent Podcasts

Substance Use Disorders Report Summary

by The Samaritan Women

Roslyn Lindner summarizes our 2020 study on how shelter agencies are responding to substance use disorders among residents. 

Sourcing Your Shelter Home Summary

by The Samaritan Women

Rob McGinnis, Deputy Executive Director of The Samaritan Women summarizes the 2020 report

The Samaritan Women featured on Redeemer Broadcasting “On the Docket” 

by Redeemer Broadcasting

Jeanne Allert relates the history of TSW as one of the first long-term restorative care programs in the Mid-Atlantic for victims of domestic sex trafficking and the Institute for Shelter Care which seeks to improve the quality of care by increasing the number of options for victims of exploitation nationwide.

Family Radio Community Bridge Part 1

by Family Radio

In honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Jeanne Allert shares information about human trafficking and the lack of care for victims

Family Radio Community Bridge Part 2

by Family Radio

In this session Jeanne continues the conversation about the Institute for Shelter Care’s initiative to create more shelter programs across the U.S.

Trauma-Informed Care

Understanding Complex Trauma

by Dr. Diane Langberg

Diane Langberg, Ph.D., explores the meaning of complex trauma and how we can understand survivors of trafficking in this way.  Dr. Langberg is a psychologist with over 35 years of experience in counseling victims of complex trauma.  She is a faculty member at Westminster Theological Seminary and Chair of the Board of American Association of Christian Counselors. You can read her full biography here.

H.E.A.R.T. Model in caring

by Dr. Ben Keyes, Regent University

Dr. Keyes discusses the development and use of the H.E.A.R.T. Model in caring and understanding recovery for survivors of human trafficking

Serving the Unique Needs of Foreign National Survivors

by Hilary Chester, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Shelter Operations

Types of Shelters in Survivor Care

by Jeanne Allert, The Samaritan Women Institute for Shelter Care

Medical Considerations in a Shelter Environment

by Dr Jeff Barrows, Hope for Justice

Topics include suggested tests and physical and psychological well-being

Importance of a Family Environment on their Healing

by TSW Residents

The Experience of Losing Residents Prematurely

by Stephanie Clark, Executive Director of Amirah

What happens when a resident goes AWOL? Are there any signs to look for? How can you handle the situation? What steps do you need to take after a resident goes AWOL?

Special Topics

Choosing the Population You Will Serve

by Jeanne Allert, The Samaritan Women Institute for Shelter Care

Summary of “Residential Service Provider’s Guide to Working with Law Enforcement Referrals of Human Trafficking Victims.”

by U.S. Attorney’s Office, Western District of Virginia

Choosing Your Best Location

by Jeanne Allert, The Samaritan Women Institute for Shelter Care

Residents speak with the Director about their experiences in our paid internship program

by TSW Residents

Lessons Learned From…

Building Community Partnerships

by Ked Frank, Refuge for Women

Trauma Informed Referral and Intake

by Jeanne Allert, The Samaritan Women Institute for Shelter Care

Serving Minors with “Courage”

by Jenny Williamson, Courage Worldwide

Safety and Security Measures Using Biderman’s Chart of Coercion

by Jeanne Allert, The Samaritan Women Institute for Shelter Care