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[custom_headline class=”mtn” style=”color: #425363;” type=”left” level=”h1″ looks_like=”h4″]LFTI’s Domestic Initiative offers a variety of learning opportunities to equip you to combat sex trafficking in your sphere of influence.[/custom_headline][line]In addition to our orientations, we also offer workshops through our Justice Training Track. Check out our calendar for upcoming orientations and workshops, or inquire here for more information about hosting a training event.[image src=””]

[custom_headline class=”mtn” style=”color: #425363;” type=”center” level=”h4″ accent=”true”]Justice & Joy Orientation[/custom_headline]Is sex trafficking a real problem in the United States? What does it look like in your area? What can you do to practically combat sex trafficking? The Justice & Joy Orientation addresses these questions, outlines the joy accompanying those who promote biblical justice, and identifies key opportunities to prevent sexual exploitation in your community. Justice & Joy Orientations are presented on a quarterly basis.[button size=”large” href=”” title=”Register”]Register for the next Orientation[/button]

[custom_headline class=”mtn” style=”color: #425363;” type=”center” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h4″ accent=”true”]Justice Training Track[/custom_headline]After you attend a Justice & Joy Orientation, we encourage you to engage in continuing education through the Justice Training Track to gain further insight on specific areas of concern. These workshops are offered by subject matter experts on the second Tuesday of each month and are open to the public.[button size=”large” href=”” title=”Calendar”]View Upcoming Workshops[/button]Our monthly workshops address the following topics as they relate to sex trafficking: [gap size=”20px”][custom_headline style=”color: #425363;” type=”left” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h5″]Adoption & Orphan Care[/custom_headline]Learn how to become a foster or adoptive family and understand the biblical view of this special calling. Recognize ways that your involvement in these systems can prevent and intervene in the lives of minors vulnerable to domestic sex trafficking.[custom_headline style=”color: #425363;” type=”left” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h5″]Child Sexual Assault Prevention[/custom_headline]As a parent or childcare provider, it is imperative to recognize the signs of child sexual abuse (CSA). This workshop encompasses the prevalence and signs of CSA and provides tools to protect God’s children from predators.[custom_headline style=”color: #425363;” type=”left” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h5″]Domestic Violence and Sex Trafficking [/custom_headline]Domestic violence and sex trafficking are abusive and exploitative crimes that often intersect. This workshop will explore definitions, misconceptions, and responses for community advocacy. Inquire about our additional workshop tailored to mental health providers.[custom_headline style=”color: #425363;” type=”left” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h5″]Ending the Demand (Men)[/custom_headline]Men of God, you are integral in ending the demand for sex trafficking and protecting vulnerable groups from exploitation. Understand the links between pornography and sex trafficking, and how the Internet can bring this crime to every community in the U.S. Be equipped with tangible action steps to eradicate trafficking in your own backyard.[custom_headline style=”color: #425363;” type=”left” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h5″]Hope for the U.S. Commercial Sex Industry [/custom_headline]Understand the nature and reality of the commercial sex industry in the United States and how it intersects with sex trafficking; learn about God’s immense love for those in the sex industry and discover practical ways you can get involved.[custom_headline style=”color: #425363;” type=”left” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h5″]Intervention by Health Care Professionals[/custom_headline]Health care professionals are some of the most likely people to interact with those caught in sex trafficking. Learn practical ways to screen potential victims, intervene on their behalf, and connect them to resources.[custom_headline style=”color: #425363;” type=”left” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h5″]Power of Prayer[/custom_headline]Sex trafficking is first and foremost a battle between spiritual forces. This time of prayer presents an opportunity for you to join with others in the battle against injustice, and to invite God’s armies to intervene.[custom_headline style=”color: #425363;” type=”left” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h5″]Reforming Public Policy[/custom_headline]Understand the federal and state-level legislative needs in order to enact stiffer penalties for sellers and buyers while protecting and assisting survivors; identify ways to mobilize lawmakers to act on behalf of those in slavery.[custom_headline style=”color: #425363;” type=”left” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h5″]Restoration for Offenders[/custom_headline]God’s love for the perpetrators is irrefutable. Develop an understanding of God’s perspective on justice and reconciliation for sex offenders, and be empowered with resources to help offenders reintegrate into the community and thereby combat recidivism.[custom_headline style=”color: #425363;” type=”left” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h5″]Supporting the Marginalized in our Community[/custom_headline]Examine opportunities to support the less privileged in our community as a way to combat sex trafficking. Come alongside the marginalized to minimize exploitation and deliberately live out mercy and justice.[custom_headline style=”color: #425363;” type=”left” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h5″]Trafficked in College[/custom_headline]Understand the prevalence of sex trafficking on and near college campuses, and the vulnerability of college students to traffickers. Learn about resources to support college students and help them to address financial and emotional needs that can lead to being trafficked.[custom_headline style=”color: #425363;” type=”left” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h5″]Walking in Wholeness (Women)[/custom_headline]Is the enemy keeping you bound in a broken condition, minimizing your potential impact, and thwarting God’s life purpose for you? Learn to walk in the wholeness that God planned for you before you were born, and how to help others flourish in their God-given identity.[custom_headline style=”color: #425363;” type=”left” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h5″]Youth Prevention Training (ages 12+) [/custom_headline]The average age of entry into sex trafficking in America today is 12-14. As such, this presentation trains youth to be the eyes and ears among their peers. Based on Shared Hope International’s teen curriculum, this training is designed to educate and empower youth to understand what trafficking is, how it happens, and how to identify red flags.If you are interest in hosting an orientation or workshop please contact us regarding opportunities to host a training event.

[custom_headline class=”mtn” style=”color: #425363;” type=”center” level=”h4″ accent=”true”]Put Your Training in Action[/custom_headline]We offer tangible action steps and volunteer opportunities to mobilize your training.  After you have attended one of our Justice & Joy Orientations, you are invited to join our Life Team which equips you for volunteer opportunities with LFTI. The four hour Life Team training is offered quarterly.[button size=”medium” href=”” title=”Volunteer”]Take Action Now![/button]