Freedom Network Training Institute

The Freedom Network Training Institute (FNTI) is the premier training resource for professionals in the human trafficking field. FNTI provides in-person and online training, fact sheets, tools, and templates that are based on a client-centered and trauma-informed approach. The Institute has trained thousands of professionals across the country, utilizing facilitators who are subject matter experts in the field.

Upcoming Webinars

Populations at the Intersection of Sex Work and Human Trafficking

This 1.5-hour webinar will give an overview of populations at the intersection of sex work and human trafficking. This webinar will specifically focus on LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC people in the sex trades. Attendees will learn about the importance of prioritizing equity while working with people in the sex trades.

Date: January 19, 2023

Starts: 3:00 pm EST

Ends: 4:30 pm EST

Fee: $50

Register for this training

Elena Shih

Elena Shih

Manning Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnic Studies
Brown University

Esther K sitting at desk

Esther K.

Lead Organizer
Red Canary Song

On-Demand Training

You can access on-demand training on critical and specialized topics in the anti-trafficking field. Our current training titles/topics are included below.

To access on-demand training, please send your request to training@freedomnetworkusa.org with the subject line “On Demand Training Request- [Title of Training]. 

Your email will receive a response within 3 business days.


This 2-hour training is designed for new professionals in the anti-trafficking field or new to their role. The training is delivered by practitioners in the field who will help define human trafficking and discuss the legal and social services that are available to survivors.

Cost: $20


This training provides an overview of ways to incorporate wraparound services into trauma-informed and survivor-centered programs.

Cost: $20


This training explores the similarities and differences between sex work and human trafficking. The presenters in this training provide practical ways that service providers can serve survivors who may be engaging in sex work.

Cost: $20

Resource Library

Visit our Resource Library to access fact sheets, promising practices, practical tools, and training materials developed by subject-matter experts with direct experience working with survivors.

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Tailored Training

We provide in-person and virtual training on specialized topics relating to human trafficking and its intersections. FNTI will work with your organization’s wants and budget to create the unique training that best fits your needs. 

Available options include: 

  • An Introduction to Human Trafficking: Theory and Practice 
  • An Introduction to Trauma-Informed Care
    An Introduction to Legal Services for Survivors of Human Trafficking 
  • Direct Service Needs for Survivors of Human Trafficking
    The Intersection of Substance Use and Human Trafficking 
  • Racial Equity Practices in Anti-Trafficking Programs
    Navigating Self-Care Practices for Staff 
  • Managing Anti-Trafficking Programs 

In addition to the topics listed, FNTI can develop and tailor training to fit your organization’s needs. 

For more information or to request training, please email training@freedomnetworkusa.org.

Equity Fund

Our Equity Fund supports survivor leaders and impacted communities in accessing Freedom Network Training Institute’s training opportunities. 

The Equity Fund will help support those who are interested in attending paid training through the Freedom Network Training Institute. FNUSA will make scholarships available to individuals with lived experience or impacted communities. 

If you have questions regarding the Equity Fund application process, please contact training@freedomnetworkusa.org.