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An Overview of Human Trafficking

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This article provides an overview of Human Trafficking. It briefly discusses agencies and laws designed to protect victims of human trafficking while also presenting statistics regarding prevalence and cost of trafficking. The authors discuss labor vs sex trafficking and also share red flags that a person is a victim of human trafficking. Protocols for intervening to help a victim are outlined as well as the ways that a trafficker attempts to control and recruit their victims.

National Human Trafficking Hotline
call: 888-373-7888 or Text: 233733 or report online at https://humantraffickinghotline.org/

This course is based on the article, Human Trafficking created by Tammy Toney-Butler, RN and Olivia Mittel, MD in 2019.

Publication Date:

2019

Course Material Authors

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Tammy Toney-Butler, RN
Tammy is a registered nurse who is also certified in trauma, sexual assault exams and emergency care. She is an advocate for victims of human trafficking and works with Path 2Freedom to help child survivors. She recently developed a new training program to help nurses spot trafficking in emergency room patients.
Olivia Mittel, MD
Olivia is the Associate Dean of Student Affairs at the University of Louisville. She has worked with colleagues to develop a new medical school curriculum that teaches students how to recognize the signs of human trafficking in patients.

Course Creator

Sandi Cardaman
Sandi Cardaman is a Licensed Mental Health counselor who has been working in the field for 13 years. In that time she has worked as a counselor and provided supervision to interns. Sandi has worked with clients struggling with eating disorders, domestic violence and mood disorders as well as those dealing with the dependency system.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Identify prevalence and cost of human trafficking
  2. Recognize risk factors for becoming a victim of trafficking
  3. Identify signs that a person is being trafficked

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