The Samaritan Women Training

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Becoming educated about human trafficking is the first step in combatting this crime. Learn how to respond and engage in prevention through an in-person or virtual training. You can bring awareness to your community no matter where you are located by hosting an online training for your coworkers, classmates, church group, or other circle of influence. The cost to host a training is a flat rate (not per person) and we encourage you to invite all who will listen to this important information.

Trainings 

Sex Trafficking in America: Let’s Start the Conversation
Length: 2 hours | Cost $100

What does sex trafficking look like in America? Who are the most vulnerable?

Thousands of men, women, and children are sexually exploited nationwide, and it will take each of us doing our part to solicit change. Dispel the myths about human trafficking and deepen your knowledge of buyers, traffickers, and victims. Understand recruitment tactics, the grooming process, and at-risk populations. Learn how you can spread awareness and join the fight against modern day slavery.

*This course can be condensed into a 1 hour course upon request.

Vulnerable Youth:  Identifying Predators and Protecting Children
Length: 2 hours | Cost $100

What if all children had an adult to protect and love them? 

It’s estimated that there are more than 42 million child abuse survivors in the US. Learn how to protect the children and youth in your life. This presentation includes information on the roots of vulnerability, the mind and tactics of predators, the role of pornography and technology, and how to protect children and adolescents from becoming victims of exploitation.

The T.A.M.A.R. Method – Ministering to Victims of Sexual Trauma
Length: 7 hours/1 day (In-Person or Webinar) — OR — 2 hours/3 days (Webinar) | Cost: $300

How do you respond when someone discloses that they’ve been sexually abused?

Every 73 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted (RAINN, 2019). These are deep and lasting wounds that many people carry around in suffocating silence. The Samaritan Women is leveraging its expertise in trauma and abuse to equip the faithful to respond to the sexually wounded with compassion and wisdom.

COURSE OUTLINE:

Part 1 (2 hours)

  • Abuse and exploitation in scripture
  • Understanding the trauma of abuse
  • Types and prevalence of sexual trauma

Part 2 (2 hours)

  • Gender and cultural considerations
  • Stigma and shame
  • The T.A.M.A.R. method

Part 3 (2 hours)

  • When an adult discloses
  • When a child discloses
  • Reporting protocols
  • The Church as sanctuary