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District of Columbia Victim Assistance Academy

The D.C. Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants

   is now accepting participant applications to attend

 

DC Victim Assistance Academy

 

Human Trafficking II: Identifying and Working

with Male and LGBT Victims

 

This learning opportunity is a half-day academic and interdisciplinary training for service providers and allied professional who work with crime victims.

 

This Academy will examine the dynamics of human trafficking as experienced by male and LGBT victims of this crime. It will also provide an interactive skill building workshop to develop screening and referral skills for various professions and service environments.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and understand issues specific to male victims and LGBT victims of human trafficking, including barriers to services and where to make referrals;
  • Identify and understand issues and contradictions that exist in the system for minors who are victims of human trafficking based on their status as minors; and
  • Identify human trafficking victims respond appropriately with referrals and information.

 

Academy date is: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

 

Visit the Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants website http://ovsjg.dc.gov/ To apply:  Applications are due on September 5, 2017.

 

For more information, please email the DCVAA coordinator at [email protected]

Human Trafficking II Agenda

Frequently Asked Questions

 

This announcement was produced by OVSJG under grant# 2015-VF-GX-0016, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, and U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this announcement are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

The DC Victims Assistance Academy (DCVAA) is sponsored and funded by the DC Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants,The DC Victims Assistance Academy (DCVAA) is sponsored and funded by the DC Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants,The DC Victims Assistance Academy (DCVAA) is sponsored and funded by the DC Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants,


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