Human Trafficking: Perspective of Professionals Working With Children
How does recruitment by traffickers happen, as observed by professionals working with children and including: the profile of a victim and general signs of recruitment and trafficking? What are some indicators associated with different forms of trafficking, including commercial sexual exploitation, forced labour, and domestic servitude? What are the best practices when working with trafficked children and their families? …and more
Jolene Heida is a Registered Clinical Social Worker and practising psychotherapist with over 10 years of combined experience working with children youth and families. She has worked with survivors of both international and domestic trafficking for the purposes of commercial sexual exploitation. Since 2004 she has developed and delivered training and educational initiatives to schools, client groups, youth centres, and service providers.
Jill Foley holds a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology, is a Registered Psychotherapist and a Certified Trauma Treatment Specialist. She has over ten years experience of working with individuals who have experienced trauma and abuse and who struggle with mental health issues. Currently, Jill is a psychotherapist in private practice as well as an individual and family therapist for an accredited children's mental health agency.