Build Beyond is moving to a virtual event for 2021! Build Beyond is a clinically-focused virtual training event that will equip you to care more effectively for survivors of human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. The conference features nationally acclaimed speakers who focus on different intervention techniques, treatment models, and education about the trauma recovery process. The agenda each year is unique as a new treatment model is introduced. This year we will be talking about the subcultures within the game of human trafficking, understanding the rules and roles, and clinical strategies to provide recovery for victims who have participated in recruiting. Expert speakers include a survivor of domestic sex trafficking and a psychologist who has worked with teen survivors. 

Participants will gain an understanding of how to:

Build Beyond is ideal for behavioral health professionals currently working with survivors of domestic trafficking or individuals working toward licensure in counseling, therapy or social work. The conference offers a total of 12 Continuing Education credits for Indiana LSW, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC.

In addition, if you purchase a conference ticket we are providing an option to purchase a separate ticket for a Day 1 Midday Roundtable with the US Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime Human Trafficking Capacity Building Center. At this roundtable you can learn more about federal funding opportunities for anti-trafficking agencies.

If you are unable to join us live, you can still purchase a ticket to view the event webinar at a later date and obtain CEUs! Access to the Build Beyond training will be available for 3 months after Build Beyond ends. 

Build Beyond is hosted by Ascent 121, an Indianapolis agency that provides long term trauma recovery services for teen survivors. Ascent 121 serves over a hundred youth each year through community-based, residential and aftercare programs. Find out more about us at