Sex trafficking recruitment takes place through manipulation, exploitation, and coercion. Counselors must know who is vulnerable to recruitment, and how targets are selected. It is vital to learn methods of assessment for discerning if victims are being groomed by pimps through boyfriending or other techniques, and why she allows it.
Doney, Cynthia; Hollis, Dave; France, Vivian; and Kovoka, Susan, "Exploring the Myths and Actualities of the Sex Trafficking of Vulnerable Populations, Victim Behavioral Risks, and Common Recruitment Tactics" (2019). Faculty Publications and Presentations. 144.