The Power of EMDR with Human Trafficking Survivors

Explore the unique needs of survivors of human trafficking and how to serve them through EMDR

 

December 15, 2023

Virtual Training

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Is this you?

 

  • You're looking to improve your skill in working with survivors of human trafficking.

 

  • You're not sure how to treat the psychological damage caused by human trafficking.

 

  • You want to learn how to approach treatment for human trafficking trauma through the lens of EMDR.

 

Trafficking survivors have unique needs including addiction and dissociation. In this training you'll meet a survivor of human trafficking, via pre-recorded video, and hear first-hand her experiences with EMDR and learn about the needs of this special population.

Gain a deeper understanding of the effects of human trafficking trauma in our upcoming advanced training:

The Power of EMDR with Human Trafficking Survivors

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What does the training look like?

 

This advanced training is a one-day virtual training that includes lecture components led by Shari Kim, an EMDRIA Approved Consultant.

This program will provide a brief overview of how to identify human trafficking in your community and in clients, as well as a review of some of the psychological effects of human trafficking. 

We will then follow the case of a human trafficking survivor from start to finish and proceed through all Eight Phases of EMDR, complete with interviews with a trafficking survivor that allows participants to hear her story in her own words.

What does the training look like?

 

This advanced training is a one-day virtual training that includes lecture components led by Shari Kim, an EMDRIA Approved Consultant.

This program will provide a brief overview of how to identify human trafficking in your community and in clients, as well as a review of some of the psychological effects of human trafficking. 

We will then follow the case of a human trafficking survivor from start to finish and proceed through all Eight Phases of EMDR, complete with interviews with a trafficking survivor that allows participants to hear her story in her own words.

In this training you will be able to:

Describe the five types of human trafficking and identify those types present in the United States
Understand the psychological effects of human trafficking
Identify the ways in which the psychological effects of human trafficking present in a clinical setting
Determine how to structure the Second Phase of EMDR in the context of dissociation and complex trauma
Apply the 8 Phases of EMDR to the unique needs of human trafficking survivors

Completed EMDR Basic Training is required to participate in this training.

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Schedule of Training

*all times are in Eastern Time

9:00 - 10:30am: Identifying Human Trafficking

  • Types of Trafficking and Statistics
  • Who is at risk to be trafficked
  • Intersectionality and trafficking

10:30 - 10:45 am: Break

10:45 - 11:30 am: The Psychological Effects of Human Trafficking

  • Trauma Bonds
  • Brainwashing/Undue Influence
  • PTSD and other Trauma Disorders

11:30 am - 12:30 pm: Lunch

12:30 - 1:30 pm: Phase 1 of EMDR - A Survivor's Story

1:30 - 2:15 pm: Phase 2 of EMDR - with Our Survivor

2:15 - 2:30 pm: Break

2:30 - 5:30 pm: Phases 3-8 with Our Survivor

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Meet your trainer - Shari Kim, Ph.D.

EMDRIA Certified Therapist
EMDRIA EMDR Approved Consultant
Training Facilitator & Consultant
Ph.D. Fielding Graduate School
State of Pennsylvania & Sate of Maryland
EMDRIA

Shari is a licensed psychologist and certified addictions counselor. She specializes in treatment of addictions and PTSD. She is also certified to provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), which is an evidence-based treatment for PTSD. She is the Chair of the Behavioral Health Workgroup for the York County Human Trafficking Task Force and the Chair of the Human Trafficking Subcommittee for the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. She also serves as the Disaster Response Network Coordinator for the Pennsylvania Psychological Association and the Regional Co-Lead for Disaster Mental Health with the American Red Cross.

Watch a conversation with Shari explaining her motivation behind this training:

 

Frequently Asked Questions

The Power of EMDR with Human Trafficking Survivors

Explore the unique needs of survivors of human trafficking and how to serve them through EMDR

December 15, 2023

Virtual Training

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Trauma Specialists Training Institute welcomes any clinician who is eligible for this training. Our training environment is geared toward inclusivity and we welcome all ages, abilities, cultures, ethnicities, races, gender identities (including NB), sexual orientations, and religions.

We want to provide equal access to our training. If you are in need of any kind of accommodation to attend this training, please reach out to us so we can work with you to set up any accommodations needed. Contact [email protected].

Confidentiality Statement: All participant identifying information will be kept confidential upon registration of this training. Each participant can choose what name and identifying information to present on their Zoom screen.

Trauma Specialists Training Institute, LLC maintains responsibility for all aspects of this program and its content.

There is no known commercial support for this program.

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Trauma Specialists Training Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7268. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Trauma Specialists Training Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 7 Clock Hours.

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886869661-4552) for 7 continuing education contact hours.

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