Capacity Strengthening 

Sanar’s Capacity Strengthening Initiative utilizes the learning from the Resiliency Initiative to equip local, national, and international communities with trauma-informed responses.  Through the creation of comprehensive trauma-informed tools, such as training, assessment, evaluation, and capacity strengthening plans, the Sanar team works in collaboration with local stakeholders in each community to collaboratively design culturally competent and trauma-informed responses that uniquely address each ecosystem. 

Trauma-Informed Training

Sanar works to increase trauma-informed services within government and non-government organizations (NGOs).  

Sanar is working to create a clinical community collaborative with trained practitioners to increase trauma-informed service provision in low resource settings.  

Sanar staff also works closely with sister service providers to provide training and technical assistance on trauma-specific services that support survivors in moving beyond violence. 

 Trauma-Informed Systems 

Sanar is committed to building trauma-informed responses to new and existing systems.  Sanar works to ensure all systems and institutions integrate trauma-sensitive responses that allow survivors to safely access critical healing services. 

Most recently, Sanar worked in collaboration with Caravan Studios and Polaris to launch the first ever technology-based emergency housing placement tool for survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence. Click Here to Learn More about the Safe Shelter Collaborative.

 Global Trauma Recovery 

Sanar works to support the integration of evidence-based, trauma-informed services in human trafficking hot-spot regions throughout the globe.

Through the integration of training, assessments, and other customized solutions, Sanar works side-by-side with key community stakeholders to develop trauma-informed responses. 

In 2016, Sanar worked in collaboration with anti-trafficking leaders to support the expansion of trauma-informed recovery services in West Africa and Latin America.