Essential Principles of Self-Care

Most of my time I discuss the health and wellbeing of survivors of trafficking/slavery/exploitation and there is a lot of cross-over application of those topics to the lives of those who serve these people. The most important of these topics is self-care. Self-care is...

Loverboys and Sex Trafficking Prevention

In this interview with Shannon, the Executive Director and co-Founder of Netzwerk gegen Menschenhandel (Network against Human Trafficking) and the project Liebe ohne Zwang (Love without Coercion) we discuss her organization’s innovative efforts to prevent sex...

Prostitution and COVID in Germany

For this webinar I interviewed my colleague Rhonda who is the director of an organization that helps women exit prostitution in Germany. I think you’ll get much more from the video interview, but here I provide a summary and paraphrasing of our conversation with some...

Online Outreach in the Era of COVID

On 2 November I hosted Cristhina on The Doctor Is IN! webinar for a discussion about online outreach to sexually exploited and trafficked women. She discusses her organization’s development of an online outreach approach and shares some how-to pointers for those who...

Informed Consent: A Crucial Foundation

I’m following up my last webinar/blog on strengths-based interviewing with a focus on informed consent. The YouTube video of the talk is on my channel in case you would rather listen than read. Although it doesn’t sound like an exciting topic it is one of the most...