This workshop will provide an introduction to the Indiana Trafficking Victims Assistance Program, a statewide model for addressing human trafficking. The model includes the creation of/coordination with local coalitions to tackle human trafficking in their area, outreach to increase awareness and recognition of trafficking, and establishing a network of service providers to service trafficked youth. The Workshop will provide an overview of the administration, staffing, and fiscal structure of the model, identify resources and partnerships needed, discuss successes and lessons learned and share future goals of the project. Discussion time will be incorporated to allow doe Q and A regarding replication of the model.
Objectives for Continuing Education Credits
Provide a brief overview of the Indiana Youth Services Association statewide structure
Provide an overview of the Indiana Trafficking Victims Assistance Program (ITVAP model)
Discuss challenges, successes and lessons learned from first year of implementation
Explore resources and strategies needed for model duplication
Discuss funding sources for implementation
You will leave with tips, strategies, and concepts on how to form a statewide grassroots program to address minor human trafficking. We will also provide information on how to secure funding for the program.