Total CE Credit Hours: 1.25
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103206
About the Course:
There is a growing awareness of human trafficking and the ongoing need for awareness and intervention. Due to their potentially unstable living situations, physical distance from friends and family, traumatic experiences, and emotional vulnerability, children involved with child welfare are considered to be at-risk for being targeted by human traffickers who are actively seeking children to exploit. Recent federal legislation has established requirements for professionals and agencies related to the identification and interventions for minor victims of human trafficking. This course explores how mental health professionals and agencies can support children who have been victimized and/or who are at greater risk for victimization. This resource/course provides background information about the issue of human trafficking, including its definition, scope, and relevant legislation and initiatives, and discusses strategies that can be implemented to address the trafficking of children. Relevant program examples also are provided.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Human Trafficking and Child Welfare created by Child Welfare Information Gateway in 2017.
Publication Date:Children’s Bureau/ACYF/ACF/HHS Jul 2017
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Define human trafficking and discuss the common misperceptions/myths versus the realities about human trafficking.
- Discuss the scope of known human trafficking prevalence and the current federal initiatives to collect data.
- Describe the intersection between human trafficking and child welfare.
- Identify federal legislation, initiatives, and guidance regarding human trafficking, as well as techniques to build community awareness.
- Describe and discuss victim needs and recommended strategies for professionals and agencies, as well as discuss examples of current training and service programs.
- Discuss relevant screening and assessment tools.
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