Welcome to Trafficking Matters: A Douglass Fellowship Podcast. In Episode 2, Alicen Rodolph and Samantha Franks speak with Marie Martinez Israelite, the Director of Victims Services for the Human Trafficking Institute, about trauma-informed care for survivors of trafficking.
If you or someone you know is currently in danger of human trafficking, you can view the national human trafficking hotline website here. You can reach the hotline by calling 1-888-373-7888 or texting 233733.
You can find Marie’s full bio here.
You can read the Trafficking Victims Protection Act here.
To understand more about trauma and trauma-informed care generally, go here.
To read more about the pedagogy of trauma-informed lawyering, go here.
To learn more about how sex trafficking survivors experience trauma, go here.
You can find a deeper explanation of “trauma-bonding” here.
Here is a handbook of resources on trauma-informed care for trafficking survivors from the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime.