Combating Human Trafficking Victim Assistance
This course discusses obligations of States in offering assistance to victims, focusing on special considerations relating to child victims. Principles, guidelines, and resources to ensure the respect of human rights are discussed. There is a discussion of specific types of assistance which should be made available to victims of trafficking, including translation assistance, medical and psychological assistance, and material assistance. Considerations for the establishment of safe shelters and empowerment through effective rehabilitation, skills training, and education are discussed. Promising examples of holistic approaches to victim assistance are presented. The complicated relationship between HIV and trafficking in persons is considered, and a referral model for developed countries is presented. The course closes with a discussion of the importance of providing access to information and legal representation necessary to afford victims access to justice.
This course is based upon material published by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and is available as an open access article.
This course on assistance for human trafficking victims is designed for social workers, professional counselors, psychologists, nurses, and substance abuse counselors, who do clinical work. This course is appropriate for beginning, intermediate and advanced level practitioners who wish to develop their understanding of human trafficking. The course material includes a review of a broad variety of topics related to victim assistance. It may also be useful for licensed clinicians who require clinical continuing education courses for license renewal.
Authors: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes
Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with detailed information regarding human trafficking victim assistance. Specifically, a professional will:
- Describe the special considerations related to child victims of human trafficking
- Identify specific types of assistance which should be made available to victims of human trafficking
- Recognize the relationship between HIV and trafficking in persons
Citation: Victim Identification. Chapter Six of the Toolkit to Combat Trafficking in Persons. Global Programme against Trafficking in Human Beings. 2008, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Sales No. E.08.V.14. New York, 2008.
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- The American Psychological Association (APA) Ce-Classes.com is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Ce-Classes.com maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
- Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Ce-Classes.com, Provider #1142, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Ce-Classes.com maintains responsibility for this course. ASWB Approval Period: 1/5/2020-1/5/2023 Social workers participating in this course will receive 3 Clinical continuing education clock hours.
- This course is NOT available for NBCC credit.
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- The California Board of Registered Nursing. CEP 15647 Expires 11/30/2022.
This course is Non Interactive .