NEW ORLEANS (BRPROUD) — Louisiana Alliance of Children’s Advocacy Centers (LACAC) will hold a virtual training on how human trafficking can intersect with natural disasters on Wednesday, Jan. 12 at 10 a.m.

The training is part of the Human Trafficking Awareness Month in January and is co-sponsored by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office. Presented by Leanne McCallum, the Strategic Projects Manager for LCAC, trainees will learn the definition of human trafficking, vulnerabilities that lead to trafficking, resources and more.

This event is free and open to the public, however, registration is required. The complete training is from 10 a.m. to noon.

The nonprofit organization is dedicated to decreasing the trauma experienced by child victims of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse and crisis-related trauma. The Baton Rouge Child Advocacy Center serves East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Pointe Coupee and West Baton Rouge.

A child abuse prevention training will be held virtually on Jan. 18 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Click here to register.