Online Training

Below are links to interactive trainings and pre-recorded webinars developed by experts working in the anti-trafficking and related fields on a variety of topics related to human trafficking. Please click on the links below to access each session.

Interactive Trainings

The following trainings are interactive. Click on the link below to start. To begin the training and listen to the voiceover, click Play. You may also click Pause to click through the slides and navigate the session at your own pace. The voiceover text will appear in the Notes tab on the right.

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NEW! Gang Involved Sex Trafficking 

 Building a Local Crisis Response to Human Trafficking

Coalition Building

Creating a Community Response to Trafficking

Human Trafficking 101: 2013 Update

Human Trafficking and Traveling Sales Crews

Human Trafficking: An Introduction for Military, Civilians, and Contractors

Human Trafficking and Intersections with Code Compliance

Human Trafficking and Runaway and Homeless Youth 

Human Trafficking in Agricultural Labor

Human Trafficking in Domestic Servitude (click here for a Spanish Translation)

Intersections of Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence

La Traite des Personnes & L'esclavage Moderne 

La Trata de Personas y La Esclavitud Moderna

National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) Training

NGOs - Key Partners for Law Enforcement

ONGs y Socios Claves

Recognizing Human Trafficking Victim Experiences

Recognizing and Responding to Human Trafficking in a Health Care Context

"Safe Harbor" Laws: A Systemic Approach to Addressing Child Sex Trafficking

Strategies for Giving Public Presentations on Human Trafficking

Using the Stages of Change Model

Working with Foreign National Child Victims of Trafficking 

Working with Foreign National Adult Victims of Trafficking

Working with Law Enforcement

Pre-recorded Webinars

Please find below, links to select pre-recorded webinars originally hosted by the Department of Health and Human Services Anti-Human Trafficking in Persons Division from 2007 to the present. Click on the link/videos below to watch and listen.

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Combating Human Trafficking:

Human Trafficking and the Media | Break the Chain Campaign

Human Trafficking Training | Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking

State Anti-Human Trafficking Legislation | Polaris

Reducing Demand for Commercial Sex │Standing Against Global Exploitation (SAGE) Project

Combatting Human Trafficking | The U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division

Justice for Trafficking Victims | Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center

Immigration Remedies:

Continued Presence - Role of Federal Law Enforcement  | DHS, U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement

How T and U visas Can Assist Trafficking Victims │Department of Homeland Security


Minors & Runaway and Homeless Youth

Conducting Street Outreach to Runaway, Homeless, and Street Youth | Family & Youth Services Bureau, Administration for Children and Families

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking | Shared Hope International

Assisting Foreign Child Trafficking Victims | US Department of Health & Human Services

Trauma-Informed Care and FYSB Outcomes for Runaway and Homeless Youth│Runaway and Homeless Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center



Community Health Centers | Health Resources and Services Administration

Community Partnership Outreach | Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition

Coordinated Community Response | Children's Advocacy Center - Suffolk County Police Department

Conducting Direct Outreach to Victims of Human Trafficking | Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition and Westminster Police Dept.

Conducting Outreach on Human Trafficking to Immigrant Communities

Engaging Volunteers in Anti-Trafficking Outreach | Global Center for Women and Justice

How to Assist American Indian Sex Trafficking Victims │ Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center

Leveraging Resources to Serve Victims of Human Trafficking | Thai Community Development Center



Victim Identification and Assistance:

Cultural Considerations in Assisting Victims of Human Trafficking | National Multicultural Institute

Effects of Trauma on Trafficking Victims and Challenges to Recovery | National Center for Trauma Informed Care

Enhancing Resiliency Among Trafficking Victims | Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition

Establishing a Shelter Program for Survivors of Human Trafficking | Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking

Human Trafficking Victim Identification | Polaris

Role of State Refugee Coordinators in Assisting Trafficking Victims | Texas Health & Human Services Commission

Trauma Resiliencey Model │Trauma Resource Institute 

Returning Home, Reintegration and Family Reunification for Foreign Human Trafficking Victims in the United States | U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)


To view the other human trafficking resources currently available, click here. Additional information about training topics and types of training can be accessed here.Engaging Volunteers in Anti-Trafficking Outreach

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Client Quotes

"Thanks to Polaris Project, I have a job, a home, and many friends that help me when I need it. I am making a life of my own."


- Survivor of Labor Trafficking & Client of Polaris