Sex Work and Sex Trafficking: Misinformation and False Dichotomies (1 AASECT CE)



While efforts to raise awareness about sex trafficking have been successful over the past couple years, the issue is becoming increasingly conflated with adult sex work. This conflation harms everyone in the sex industry including those working by force or fraud, and those working by choice or circumstance. This webinar aims to increase understanding of the many nuances of sexual labor empowerment and exploitation in order to aid therapists in providing competent treatment to clients who work in the sex industry.

At the end of the webinar you'll be able to:

  • Define sex work and sex trafficking from legal, academic, and layperson perspectives.

  • Understand how the conflation of sex work and sex trafficking is harmful.

  • Identify labor doubles standards placed on workers in the sex industry and how to address this issue