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

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

Part 2:  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

Dr Diane Langberg on Understanding Complex Trauma. A great introduction to understanding psychological states of survivors.

In this episode, 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 Univeristy | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Institute for ShelterCare