Identifying and Supporting Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (for Caregivers)

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This 3 hour in-service level training will help caregivers identify and support youth who are at risk for or are being commercially sexually exploited.  The training will provide a framework for understanding this issue that greatly impacts adolescents in the child welfare system, as well as for understanding the basic practices that support helping these youth reach positive outcomes.  
Learning Objectives: 
  • Know the legal definition of commercial sexual exploitation of children
  • Understand how commercial sexual exploitation might happen to a youth
  • Understand how experiencing commercial sexual exploitation may impact a youth
  • Be able to spot signs that youth are at risk for becoming (or are) commercially sexually exploited
  • Have strategies for caring for youth who are at risk for becoming (or have been) commercially sexually exploited

Length (hours)






Audience Description

Caregivers, licensed, unlicensed, relative and fictive kin

Dates and Locations

June 28, 2018 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Patty Orona, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Richland DCFS Office 1661 Fowler Street Richland WA 99352 Map

Please do not bring children with you to class. There are no accommodations for children. Feel free to bring food and drink to class.

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email 
Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario. Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a
Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

If you have questions about this class, please contact Patty Orona at 509-834-8535.


This course is eligible for STARS credit. Please contact Michael Tyers at or (425) 268-9375, for more information.