BEST Inhospitable to Human Trafficking Training (sponsored by Washington Hospitality Association)

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BEST INHOSPITABLE TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING TRAINING


“We are woven into the fabric of the daily lives of our guests and team members. As a result, hospitality industry leaders are recognizing the important role we play in preventing and ending this crime. Hotels take profound pride and responsibility in serving and protecting all guests.”

Anthony Anton – CEO and President | Washington Hospitality Association


Join the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is incredibly widespread and our hotels have an important role to play in keeping our community and our hotels safe from this harm. The Washington Hospitality Association is now partnering with Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking (BEST) to provide FREE human trafficking training for Washington Hospitality Association members and their staff.


BEST on Vimeo.


About BEST’s Inhospitable to Human Trafficking Training

BEST offers the most comprehensive human trafficking training available in the country for hospitality employees. BEST’s training is a proven tool that helps victims of human trafficking escape exploitation and helps trained hotels become less hospitable for traffickers. Survey research has shown that before receiving training, only 8% of trainees recognized a trafficking incident within the prior year. After taking BEST’s training, that number jumped to 44% of trainees identifying victims.

BEST’s training explains the truth of trafficking and plainly describes laws and concrete steps on how frontline staff can personally make a difference in the lives of children and adults who are exploited every day.

Training Objectives:

  1. Provide an overview of sex trafficking and labor trafficking and their impact on the hotel industry
  2. Discuss common indicators of human trafficking and case examples
  3. Give action steps for how to respond to and prevent human trafficking
  4. Discuss key takeaways and provide additional resources, including modules to address real scenarios or receive more in-depth training.

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Find the voucher codes for FREE training in your emails from the association.


Do you want to train your staff? If so, click How to Train Your Staff.

Training Model Options 

Find the voucher code for FREE training in your emails from the association.

There are three ways to deliver the Inhospitable to Human Trafficking (ITT) training content.

Individual Staff:

  • Online video-based ITT training, taken by an employee on a computer
  • Certificate of completion available to print or download immediately after training
  • Available in English and Spanish

Individual Owner/Manager:

  • Online video-based training, taken by an owner/manager on a computer
  • Includes ITT training course plus additional video modules, scenarios, and other resources for owners/managers
  • Certificate of completion available to print or download immediately after training

Group:

  • Designed for an owner/manager to provide in-person training to employees using video-based training
  • Includes ITT training course plus additional video modules, scenarios, and other resources for owners/managers
  • Includes handouts and facilitator instructions for the owner/manager
  • Certificates of completion for employees are emailed 4-6 weeks after training
  • Available in English and Spanish

**Everyone who completes the training will receive a certificate. This certificate may satisfy state and/or local training requirements. It is the responsibility of hotels to verify whether the training meets any such requirements.


AGREEMENT TO BEST’S TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The user acknowledges that, by using this free training, the user agrees, on behalf of the user and the employees with whom the user shares the training, to be subject to BEST’s terms and conditions.

ABOUT BUSINESSES ENDING SLAVERY AND TRAFFICKING (BEST)

Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking (BEST) is the first nonprofit organization in the country dedicated entirely to working with businesses to disrupt human trafficking. BEST has provided consultation and training to hundreds of hotels focused on reducing human trafficking and mitigating the reputational, legal, and financial risks associated with it. BEST has trained thousands of hotel employees and equipped them to protect their hotel and employer from human trafficking.

 


National Human Trafficking Hotline Resource Center (888) 373-7888