The Samaritan Women Training
Becoming educated about human trafficking and spreading awareness is one of the most impactful ways you can combat this crime. The Samaritan Women offers several trainings that are offered in-person and on virtual platforms. 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. Follow the links below to reserve your spot!
Group Trainings Offered
Sex Trafficking in America: Let’s Start the Conversation
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.
Length: 2 hours
*This course is also offered in a 1 hour course that teaches a condensed version of the same material.
Vulnerable Youth: Identifying Predators and Protecting Children
Length: 2 hours
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)
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2 hours/3 days (Webinar)
*All 3 parts recommended to experience the full training
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.
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