Training: Exploring ‘Trauma Informed’ Approaches to Working with Women Involved in Prostitution/The Sex Industry

This interactive course developed and delivered by AVA and Beyond the Streets will help participants increase their understanding of the perspectives and language that exists to talk about prostitution/the sex industry and will equip participants with an understanding of the value of a trauma informed approach.

Learning objectives

  • To increase understanding of the complexity of the issues in the UK
  • Understand who is most affected by this issue and the benefits of framing it as Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)
  • Gain an awareness of the barriers women face in accessing help and/or exiting 
  • Explore differing perspectives and language
  • Feel more confident asking women about their experiences of prostitution/ the sex industry
  • Understand the impact of trauma and the benefits of a trauma informed approach in this context
  • Reflect on what this means for me and my organisation


Monday, October 26, 2020 (All day)