Human trafficking is a widespread form of slavery that exists today, even within the United States. Victims of human trafficking come in all sexes, genders, nationalities, and ethnicities. Modern slavery includes sex trafficking, and domestic, industrial, or farm labor; however, the majority of victims in the United States are unwilling participants in the sex trade. This module covers the information, tools, and resources for the healthcare team to identify, assess, and treat victims of human trafficking, and provides referral resources for legal and social services.
The goal of this human trafficking continuing education program is to provide healthcare professionals with information, tools, and resources to identify, assess, and treat human trafficking victims, as well as providing referral resources for legal and social services. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Describe the types of, risk factors for, and extent of human trafficking in the U.S.
- Discuss the role and responsibilities of the interprofessional healthcare team in the recognition, assessment, and treatment for the victim of trafficking, including management of medical records, patient safety, and referral sources
- Identify reporting and referral resources for victims of human trafficking
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, ARNPs/APRNs, athletic trainers, audiologists, massage therapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, pharmacy techs, physical therapists, physicians, psychologists, respiratory therapists, social workers, speech language pathologists.
Social workers: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
OnCourse Learning, provider # 1203, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org
, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. OnCourse Learning maintains responsibility for the program. Approval Period: February 15, 2010 to February 15, 2020. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling (provider # 50-1489).
OnCourse Learning, SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0401. This approval is for a three-year term beginning August 1, 2016 and ending July 31, 2019.
Social workers participating in this course will receive 1.0 clinical continuing education clock hours.
OnCourse Learning maintains responsibility for the program.
Course delivery format: Online Self-Study
Social Work Practice Levels: Advanced
Course Completion Requirements and Awarding Certificate
After reading the presentation, complete the course test online. With a score of 75% or better and completing the evaluation, you may immediately print your CE certificate of completion or save a pdf of it for your records. You may also request a copy to be sent to you by mail. If your score is less than the passing score of 75%, you may retake the test. In the event of loss, there is no charge for a replacement copy of a CE certificate.
Continuing education licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not well defined, and may change. We recommend you contact your licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest continuing education requirements of your state or territory. To review state specific/jurisdictional continuing education requirements, click here
Accommodations for Disabilities
Every effort will be made to accommodate your special needs. To request accommodation; please contact the CE office at (800) 866-0919.
OnCourse Learning is committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with accreditation agencies and boards. OnCourse Learning will comply with all responsibilities to be nondiscriminatory in activities, program content, and in treatment of participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the Executive Vice President, CE Programs & Credentialing, and members of the continuing education division.
While OnCourse Learning attempts to assure fair treatment of all participants, we recognize grievances that may require intervention. Grievances are handled in the following manner:
When a participant, either orally or in written format, files a grievance, the Executive Vice President, CE Programs & Credentialing, will evaluate the nature of the complaint. If it is meritorious, the Executive Vice President, CE Programs & Credentialing, will instruct the staff to implement any necessary changes in the course. The complainant will receive a response from the Executive Vice President, CE Programs & Credentialing, or designated staff within 5 working days.
You may file a complaint by telephone or email.
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Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.
Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.
For Florida professionals:
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