Understanding Sex Trafficking

This class explores human sex trafficking, including: commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC); risk factors and vulnerabilities; parenting strategies

Course Duration 2 Hours
Course Delivery Self-Directed, Online
Course Provider Foster Parent College
Course Type Self-Directed, Online

Sex trafficking is a difficult issue to discuss, but it is becoming more and more relevant, especially to parents of children in care. While estimates vary, anywhere from 50% to more than 90% of the children who have been trafficked have been involved in some way with the child welfare system. This class explores commercial sexual exploitation of children, what it is, and how parents can recognize signs that a child is being sexually exploited.

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • recognize warning signs of commercial sexual exploitation
  • dispel myths about human trafficking, including sex trafficking
  • describe victim blaming
  • understand the grooming process
  • identify risk factors and vulnerabilities for commercial sexual exploitation
  • know parenting strategies for preventing child sexual exploitation

Course Details

Course Type: Self-Directed, Online
Duration: 2 Hours
P.R.I.D.E. Levels of Pay: Optional
Recertification Required:
Provided by: Foster Parent College
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