HUMAN TRAFFICKING: A COURSE FOR ALL DISCIPLINES
COURSE DESCRIPTION: The purpose of this Human Trafficking course is to increase the awareness and knowledge of healthcare professionals, psychologists and law enforcement in order to identify and assist victims of human trafficking. Students will learn the different types of human trafficking and acquire an understanding of the scope of the problem, both domestically and globally. Content includes the history of human trafficking, the victimization process and special needs of victims, the methods used to recruit victims, the physical and psychological trauma experienced by victims, the modus operandi of traffickers and key terminology related to human trafficking. The course places special emphasis on the roles that registered nurses, physicians, psychologists, social workers, law enforcement, criminal justice, the media, faith-based organizations, organized crime and culture play in this complex human issue.
OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand the globalization of human trafficking
- Identify the many forms of human trafficking in the world today
- Define the crime of human trafficking in its historical context
- Identify the elements of human trafficking
- Define terms associated with human trafficking
- Distinguish between human trafficking and human smuggling
- Identify strategies for victim identification and assistance
- Define the US Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA)
- Assess the impact of the media in creating public awareness about human trafficking
- Identify elements of trafficking prevention in countries of origin and destination
- Understand key terminology associated with human trafficking
- To recognize the roles and responsibilities that various disciplines/pro-fessionals play in the rehabilitation of victims
- Understand the modus operandi of traffickers and their networks
CE CONTACT HOURS: 16
COURSE FEE: $239.95 (Group rates are available upon request. Contact .)
WHO MAY TAKE THIS COURSE: Medical professionals, (i.e., registered nurses, doctors, licensed vocational nurses, allied health professionals), behaviorists, military medics, law enforcement, attorneys, corporate individuals, human resources and students.
AVAILABILITY: Upon Demand
PRESENTATION METHOD: PDF format.
TEACHING METHOD: Self-paced.
DURATION: All course requirements must be completed within 6 months of enrollment.
METHOD OF COURSE GRADING: Pass/fail grading system. Course examination is multiple choice and true/false statements. When a score of less than 70% is received, the examination may be taken one time without charge. Contact: for further information regarding additional retakes of the examination.
METHOD OF COURSE EVALUATION: After successful completion of the course examination, a course evaluation must be submitted to .
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION: Upon completion of the course content, examination with a passing grade of 70% and evaluation, student will receive a certificate of completion.
REQUIRED COURSE MATERIALS: All readings are incorporated in the course.
SUGGESTED COURSE MATERIALS: There are none incorporated in the course.
AUTHOR’S BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Faye Battiste Otto, RN
Course Procedure from start to completion.
All courses and materials are based on United States laws and regulations unless otherwise noted. Laws vary from state to state.