Director, Rescue Her
Sarah Phillips is the Director of Rescue Her, an anti-trafficking organization that exists to Empower survivors of sex trafficking to live in freedom. She graduated with a degree in Community, Family, and Addiction Services from Texas Tech and is also trained in Therapeutic Arts, Trust-Based Relational Intervention, and the SERVE model: a brain-based approach to complex trauma. She spent almost 2 years living in Chennai, India establishing Rescue Her’s first safe house for underage survivors of trafficking. After moving back to the DFW area in 2015, Sarah has led the development of Rescue Her’s crisis response for adult victims of trafficking, as well as establish the Empower Program – a long-term advocacy program for survivors. She is passionate about raising up leaders in the anti-trafficking field who have the knowledge and support necessary to empower adult survivors of sex trafficking to live in freedom.
Objectives from presentation:
1. How to implement the following three aspects from the TBRI principles when working with adult survivors of trafficking
2. Engagement Strategies (Connecting Principles), Regulating External Environments (Empowering Principle), and
3. Responsive Strategies in times of crisis (Correcting Principle)