Prevention of Human Trafficking for Social Workers

$10.00 | CE Hours:2.00 | Beginning

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CE Course Description

The global anti-trafficking movement is now well into its second decade.  This CE course focuses on the positive developments and continued challenges of preventing trafficking, and it considers how governments and the broader anti-trafficking community can effectively ensure that those who are vulnerable to human trafficking have the tools and opportunities to avert the risks of exploitation.

Author: U.S. Department of State.  (2016, June).  Trafficking in Persons Report.  U.S. Department of State, Office of the Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights.

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CE Course Objectives

1.  Summarize worthy prevention efforts.

2.  Conclude three common factors across all forms of modern slavery.

3.  Consider what renders individuals vulnerable to exploitation.

4.  Define vacatur.

5.  Identify which migrants are particularly vulnerable to human trafficking.

6.  Describe how effective prevention efforts address the tactics of human traffickers.


CE Outline with Main Points

1.  Meeting the Global Challenge: Effective Strategies to Prevent Human Trafficking

a.  Vulnerability and Human Trafficking

b.  Research, Data Collection, and Program Evaluation

c.  Raising Awareness

d.  Policies and Programs to Reduce Risk and Empower Vulnerable Individuals

e.  Multilateral Collaboration

f.  Enhancing Partnerships

g.  A Joint Effort

2.  Topics of Special Interest

a.  Challenges in Protecting Vulnerable Populations

b.  Protecting Victims from Wrongful Prosecution and Further Victimization

c.  The Price of Advocacy

d.  Human Trafficking in Conflict Zones

e.  Out of Sight: How Isolation Contributes to Human Trafficking

f.  Vicarious Trauma

g.  The U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking

h.  The United Nations Security Council Addresses Human Trafficking

3.  Child Soldiers Prevention Act List

4.  What is Trafficking in Persons?

5.  Methodology

a.  Tier Placement

b.  A Guide to the Tiers

c.  Funding Restrictions for Tier 3 Countries

6.  Global Law Enforcement Data

7.  TVPA Minimum Standards



Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers CE Provider #50-8650 (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees) 
  • Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, License No. 159.001261 approved CE Sponsor
  • Ohio CSWMFTB #RCST091701 approved CE Provider
  • Texas Board of SWE #5070 approved CE Provider
  • ACE credit is offered for this course for social workers (followed by ACE approval statement that is currently on every ACE course page) Quantum Units Education, #1289, 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. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 01/03/2020 – 01/03/2023.

To see other approvals in your state, see our state by state provider approval listings here.


CAADE Approval

This course does not have CAADE approval for CEUs.


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Added On: 2017-12-17

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