top of page
Image by Ben Mullins


A Way Out offers a programme of evidence and practice based short training courses to organisations, services and individuals

A Way Out’s training is engaging, practical and equips participants with the skills and knowledge required to engage, support and overcome barriers to working with isolated, vulnerable and at risk clients; whom present with a complexity of needs, educational disadvantage, social exclusion, addiction, mental ill health and poverty. 

​Topics include:

  • sex work and the impact

  • harm and exploitation

  • grooming

  • trafficking and trauma informed support when working with females experiencing multiple disadvantage. 

The training content has been co-designed with the input from clients to champion and support change with the arena of social care, health care, housing, substance misuse, counselling, mental health and the wider sectors. 

A Way Out’s training is  informed by the 'lived experience' of the clients supported by the organisation.  The trainings sessions can be delivered online and is interactive and engaging, offering opportunity to share knowledge and experience,  and to inform policy and practice.

Image by Wesley Tingey

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world

Nelson Mandela

Benefits of attending A Way Out’s Training Programme:

  • Understand the vulnerabilities and routes into on street sex work.

  • Increased awareness of how to engage and work with those impacted by sex work and sexual exploitation.

  • Review and reshape a trauma informed approach to supporting women experiencing multiple disadvantages.

  • Learn new interventions, develop new skills and become more confident when supporting clients impacted by sex work, exploitation and complex trauma.

  • Explore  the importance of practitioner self-care to protect from vicarious trauma, secondary PTSD and how best to avoid burnout.

  • Training can be bespoke to meet the specific learning needs and objectives of your team.

Please email for more information or to discuss your training needs.

bottom of page