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Human Trafficking in the USThe Truth and What You Can Do About It

Learning Objectives
1. Define “human trafficking”
2. Describe the pervasiveness of multiple types of human trafficking
3. Explain typical victimization factors, pathways, barriers to leaving, and common impacts of human trafficking
4. Identify the signs of sex and labor trafficking and exploitation
5. Apply recommended calls-to-action
1 Credit

400 000 people in the United States are trapped in modern slavery situations related to sex and labor trafficking. Many of these victims receive healthcare services while under a traffickers' control. In fact, medical practitioners are often among the few professionals to have contact with trafficked persons outside of their daily exploitive situations. Through real life stories and interactive scenarios, Human Trafficking in the United States: The Truth and What You Can Do About It will shed light on the myths and facts of Human Trafficking in the United States. You'll learn what makes some people more vulnerable than others to being victimized by a trafficker; the industries, places, and situations that are often leveraged by perpetrators for exploitation; why this egregious crime goes undetected so often and most importantly, how you can spot the signs of human trafficking in everyday situations and take action on behalf of victims.

Ready to take part 2 of the course for CME credit?

Human Trafficking in a Clinical Setting - Your Role and Responsibility Learn how to apply the training you just completed in a clinician setting and claim CME credit. The second part of the course, Human Trafficking in a Clinical Setting - Your Role and Responsibility, focuses on how to fight human trafficking in the clinical setting to help learners identify indicators of potential human trafficking victims in a clinical setting. Visit the Hope for Justice course page to enroll.

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Hope for Justice offers anti-trafficking education to empower frontline practitioners and the public to recognize signs of human trafficking and safely take action on behalf of victims. Learn more.

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Disclosure Statement: Unless noted, all individuals in control of content reported no relevant financial relationships.

If applicable, all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Participation Statement: Upon completion of this activity, learners will receive a Participation Certificate.


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