Train the Trainer


Train the Trainer: Human Trafficking

Who should apply to attend:  Police, NGO’s, victim service providers, community members, volunteers, government agency personnel, medical field professionals, etc.

Applications available on TBD through TBD.

Application can be accessed via the link at the bottom of this page or available from Carol Tryles

Dates of Training: TBD and TBD

Location:  Crossroads Church and Ministries
                      717 US Highway 27, Marshall, MI 49068

This two-day intensive trainer class is for those who desire to effectively present awareness to a wide variety of audiences on Human Trafficking, labor, and sexual exploitation. The interactive learning environment enables the attendee to increase their knowledge base of a field in which new information being presented is accurate and reliable. Presentation skills will briefly by addressed with the emphasis on the cycle of what constitutes human trafficking in a victim centered philosophical approach, trauma informed recognition and grounded in evidence-based research. Recognized experts are the teaching faculty for these two days.

A flash-drive will be presented to you as the main-stay of back-ground information from varying sources, including information only on the basic facts, and yet the prospective trainer will be encouraged to produce their own version of a presentation. Generally speaking, as a result of the training, you will be proficient in giving a short presentation.

COST OF TRAINING:  The cost of the training is $315. This is paid by check or cash in person on the morning of the first day of attendance.

Lunch is included.

LODGING:  Lodging information for area hotels will be provided in the acceptance letter, but no lodging is provided.



  • The concept of a victim-centered law as engrained in the Federal Government law (TVPA—Trafficking Victim’s Protection Act)
  • Trauma-informed, evidence-based, and victim-centered
  • The supply chain and the effect upon individuals, communities, and the nation
  • Michigan Trafficking Laws emphasizing those laws effective in 2015 and examples of successful prosecution under Michigan law and Federal law TVPA
  • Highlighting the necessity of collaboration in communities
  • Regional Task Force Leadership in selected locations in Michigan
  • The “why’s” of victims appearing to “walk through the door” initially of exploitation, and the manipulation of force, fraud, and coercion
  • Identifying victims, including indicators of physical and psychological behaviors
  • Initiatives for public and private partnerships
  • The nuts and bolts of investigating, prosecuting, and resource identification
  • Sexual and labor cases high-lighted in Michigan
  • Vulnerabilities not the myths ….hard facts
  • Interviewing victims: NOT Who, what, when and where but trauma informed
  • Examining support for legal representation for victims
  • Exploring YouTube…the wisdom of video selection to assist in your presentations and what this added value could mean
  • Using reliable, consistent data based on responsible accuracy – the dichotomy of media generated statistics versus the reality; examining myths
  • Medical indicators and response
  • Update on specific issues in Michigan-
  • MCOLES approved

Instructors are members of the MHTTF and are experts in their respective fields.”

Click here for application:   Train the Trainer – Application 

Questions and application forms can be emailed to Carol Tryles