Counter-Trafficking Training

On 29 April 2015 IOM Moscow conducted a training seminar for the staff of the Center for Social Adaptation of Vulnerable Population “Lyublino” under the Department for Social Protection of Population of Moscow. The topic of the training was “The specifics of work with victims of human trafficking. Provision of social, psychological and reintegration assistance to victims of trafficking”.

The training was attended by 34 employees of "Lyublino" Centre, its branches "Vostryakovo", "Dmitrovskoe", "Marfino", "Pokrovskoe-Streshnevo", "Yasenevo", as well as teams of "Social patrol".

During the training the participants learnt about what human trafficking is, received information about identification and referral of VoTs, assisted voluntary return and reintegration of victims of trafficking, including the main difficulties connected with the return to native region, the risks of retrafficking and monitoring of cases. Psychologists of Safe House Foundation highlighted topics such as rehabilitation of victims of trafficking (psychological, medical and social consequences of human trafficking situation and assistance in this situation) and prevention of emotional burnout of staff working with victims of trafficking.

At the end of the training the participants received certificates on successful completion of the training seminar.