With OVC funding, Project TRUST (Trauma Response to Uplift Survivors of Trafficking) at the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants released Building and Integrating Trauma-Conscious Engagement, an e-learning curriculum that supports diverse stakeholders in the anti-trafficking field build trauma-conscious and person-centered practices.
This self-paced, 12-16-hour curriculum includes information about the neurobiology of trauma, coping techniques to be shared with clients, self-care tools addressing vicarious trauma, case studies to help service providers think about trauma’s impact on individuals and how they receive services, tips on organizational structure, and tools for trauma-conscious service delivery.
The curriculum is comprised of two sections and nine modules of content.
Section 1: Understanding Trauma and Human Trafficking
- Trauma Basics
- Neurobiology of Trauma
- Types of Trauma
- Trauma Responses
Section 2: Supporting Individuals Impacted by Human Trafficking-Related Trauma
- Healing Pathways
- Trauma-Conscious Engagement in Service Provision
- Tools and Skills for Trauma Response Management
- Trauma-Conscious Programming and Service Integration
- Vicarious Trauma and Self-Care