Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS), the nation's largest service provider of Commercially Sexually Exploited and domestically trafficked girls and young women, will host its first training event in New York City. Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Rachel Lloyd will lead this three-day training event as we explore victims in the commercial sex industry.
The nationally recognized Train-the-Trainer course will provide attendees with a strong knowledge base of the commercial sex industry in America and the 300,000 youth that are at risk for commercial sexual exploitation.
Topics include Unpacking the issue of "choice", Risk Factors, Victim Identification and PTSD in CSEC victims. This training is specifically designed to provide registrants with a superior context in to the issue of sex trafficking and concrete tools to appropriately respond to commercially sexually exploited youth. All attendees will receive the comprehensive Training Manual on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC), written by Rachel Lloyd in collaboration with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). Attendees will be certified to train and present on the issue of CSEC to others.
Limited spots are available for an additional Technical Assistance (TA) session on September 20, 2012. This TA session will be specifically designed to address your unique program needs and challenges. Attendees will received customized information, suggested protocols and an exclusive visit to the GEMS program.
*This training is reserved for service providers and advocates located outside of the New York City region.