PACT facilitates opportunities to support child welfare agencies and multi-disciplinary partners access valuable training and customized technical assistance on improving child trafficking programs throughout the state of California.
PACT hosts no-cost quarterly webinars with thought leaders and experts in the anti-trafficking field to increase access to trauma-informed services and share promising practices in the field.
Previously Recorded Webinars
Considerations in Serving Foreign National Minor Victims of Human Trafficking. Part 1 (June 21, 2020): The Federal Response
Gain an understanding of the role of OTIP in relation to supporting foreign national minor victims of trafficking, human trafficking indicators for foreign born children and youth, when and how to report a case to OTIP and the process and benefits of obtaining Interim Assistance and Eligibility Letters. Click To View
Considerations in Serving Foreign National Minor Victims of Human Trafficking Part 2(June 29, 2020): The State and Local Response
Hear from the Refugee Programs Bureau, California Department of Social Services and International Rescue Committee Sacramento regarding the expansion of statewide benefits and services for immigrants in light of COVID-19 and access points for support and recovery. Click To View
Boys are Trafficked Too! Factors of Resiliency for Male Survivors of ExploitationRussell G. Wilson July 21, 2020, August 11, 2020
“It’s about more than surviving, it’s about thriving…” Learn about vulnerabilities that lead to victimization of boys and men, the impact of stigmatization and the tumultuous pathway from trafficking victim to self-actualized “Thriver.” Russell’s message highlights his personal journey as a male CSEC survivor and former foster child, including practical tips and tools to engage youth. Click To View
Annual PACT Convening 2021, Date TBA
PACT Annual Convening’s have emerged as opportunities to dialogue, share lessons, brainstorm challenges and define future steps as we improve a statewide response to child trafficking. Attendees will hear from a variety of diverse speakers, including survivor leaders. Visit our PACT Convening Page for updates.
Customized Technical Assistance and Training Requests
Access customized TA or training from the PACT Project Director and the PACT Thriver Advisory Team (a collection of diverse consultants who lend their lived experience as survivors of child trafficking to inform protocol and policy development).