Recognizing and responding to signs and behaviors that may be associated with human trafficking.
Includes information about the types of human trafficking, contexts, victims, criminals, reports and legal
Expectations and goals
The purpose of this continuing education course is to teach students to recognize and respond
appropriately to the signs and behaviors that may be associated with human trafficking, in health
centers, and in other contexts. Legal processes are also described.
1. Understand the types, venues, and dynamics of human trafficking in the United States.
2. Describe the impacts of human trafficking in the United States.
3. Recognize risk factors, warning signs, and indicators of human trafficking that may be
observed in adults and minors in healthcare settings.
4. List assessment tools that can be used to identify human trafficking victims.
5. Discuss the importance of using a trauma-informed approach when screening victims of
6. Identify resources for legal and social services available to victims of human trafficking.