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Virtual Reality Training Packages Defined by Radical Empathy

women using Oculus Meta Quest Virtual Reality Headsets
Radical Empathy Education Foundation at the 2022 Light the Way Summit with attendees experiencing TRAPPED: A VR Detective Story

To be sure people get the attention they need when they need assistance at events, we recommend one assistant per every 5 headsets in use.

Licensees are encouraged to use the training software in any way they wish. Here are a few real-world use cases from our licensees.

  • Community-based in-person human trafficking .
  • Community at outreach events.
  • Sharing the VR experience with in-person visitors to their physical locations.
  • Individual donor cultivation. You get to have a very personal interaction with a donor when they use this experience.
  • Fundraising galas. Donors get a hands-on experience at the gala itself. I have personally supported almost a dozen events.
  • Legislative and City Leadership education. Here’s the mayor of Wichita Falls, TX, after a quick VR experience.
  • Middle and high school human trafficking prevention training (in-school and after school).
  • Middle school students ask their teacher to have Parents’ Nights where they teach parents about human trafficking and make their parents use the VR application.
  • Lisa’s story from TRAPPED: A VR Detective Story was used as a Case Study for every attendee of the Greater Rockies Immersive Training Conference (GRIT). Each session included a way to relate to Lisa’s situation. Here’s a video explanation.
  • Uprising bought physical versions of the virtual items in the VR experience to bring the whole experience to life. They place them on site at events with Info Cards they created to go along with the items, so there is extra story and learning outside the headsets.
  • Medical students at University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) use it alongside in-class training, so students understand the emotional manipulation behind trafficking.
  • UNTHSC studied the effectiveness of how our Virtual Reality training can change real-world behavior and improve long-term retention of learning objectives. Initial results were amazing, but research remains to be completed.
  • Austin area high school uses the VR application’s source code and art in job training classes.
  • An alternative school plans to use it to begin small group trainings that lead to small group discussions with school counselors. This has happened organically previously, so I can’t wait to see how it’s done therapeutically.
  • Adolescent addiction specialist from the Austin area uses it in his practice to give concrete examples of how children can be manipulated and to open the door to talking about many other difficult topics related to the experience: divorce, abandonment, sextortion, use, abuse, rape, violence, pregnancy, etc.
Virtual reality headset used to educate people about human trafficking: Oculus / Meta Quest headset
Virtual reality headset used to educate people about human trafficking: Oculus / Meta Quest headset

5 Headset Package (click to view on Amazon)

This package lets you deliver rigorous, interactive, efficient, and effective human trafficking prevention education delivered in virtual reality to multiple learners. One headset (with these upgrades) serves four people per hour.

With 5 sets, you will directly impact 20 people per hour with a lifechanging, interactive experience they will never forget.

25 Headset Package (click to view on Amazon)

This package lets you deliver rigorous, interactive, efficient, and effective human trafficking prevention education delivered in virtual reality to multiple learners. One headset (with these upgrades) serves four people per hour.

With 25 sets, you will directly impact 100 people per hour with a lifechanging, interactive experience they will never forget.

This package of 25 headsets can train an entire 800 person middle or high school in a single day.

ABOUT RADICAL EMPATHY EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Radical Empathy Education Foundation (REEF) is an Austin-based nonprofit dedicated to ending human trafficking in one generation. To capture the attention of young adults, they use virtual reality experiences that include fully interactive, computer generated environments married with narrative, user-directed stories. To support REEF’s work, please visit https://www.reefcares.org/donate/