Multidisciplinary Team Response to Child Sex Trafficking (MDT to CST)

Event Date: 
March 09, 2020 - 08:30am EDT to March 12, 2020 - 12:00pm EDT

This 3.5 day team-base training will guide exiting Multi-Disciplinary Teams (MDT) to improve their response to Child Sex Trafficking (CST), as well as assist those who seek to establish a formal MDT in their communities to more effectively respond to CST cases. Subject matter experts will work with teams to identify gaps and develop short and long-term response plans. This training is sponsored by The National Criminal Justice Training Center for Valley Technical College.

Training sessions will include:

  • Understanding Child Sex Trafficking and How Technology is Used,
  • Overcoming Hurdles with Protocols and Team Development,
  • Introduction of the MDT Action Plan,
  • Team Breakout Session to Work on Team Action Plan,
  • Review Day 1 and Reassessment of CST Response Continuum,
  • Role of CACs in an Effective CST Response,
  • Implementing an Effective MDT CST Team,
  • Trauma and Mental Health Considerations in a CST Response,
  • Prevention/Awareness Strategies, Role of Legal/Community Partners in an Effective CST MDT Response,
  • Team Breakout Session - Continued,
  • Review and Reassessment of CST Response Continuum,
  • CPS Role in an MDT CST Environment and Assessment Screening,
  • From Victimization to Survivor and Beyond,
  • Team Breakout Session - Continued,
  • Effectively Implementing your Action Plan,
  • Team Action Plan Presentations; and
  • Closing

The following dates for this training are as follows:

  • March 9, 2020 - 8:30am EDT to 4:30pm EDT
  • March 10, 2020 - 8:30am EDT to 4:30pm EDT
  • March 11, 2020 - 8:30am EDT to 4:30pm EDT
  • March 12, 2020 - 8:30am EDT to 12:00pm EDT

Registration: Register for the in-person event.