Human Trafficking Victims

$15.00 | CE Hours:3.00 | Beginning

This course meets the Human Trafficking requirements in Florida for Nurses but is NOT approved for the Texas mandatory requirement. 

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CE Course Description

Human trafficking, also known as modern day slavery, is a crime that involves the exploitation of a person for the purpose of compelled labor or a commercial sex act.  This CE course details a series of coordinated actions to strengthen the reach and effectiveness of services provided to all victims of human trafficking.  Included in this course are the steps providers can take to create a victim services network that is comprehensive, trauma-informed, and responsive to the needs of all victims.

Author:  Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States 2013 - 2017.  (2017).  The Department of Justice, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security

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CE Course Objectives

1.  Summarize 2 federal actions that must occur in order to reach the goal of developing evidence-based approaches.

2.  Explain the main reason vulnerable populations become victims of human trafficking.

3.  Compare and contrast victim-centered and trauma-informed approaches.

4.  Appraise three issues in achieving long-term recovery and self-sufficiency for human trafficking survivors.

5.  Identify what leads few victims to seek assistance independently, either from law enforcement or service providers.

6.  List 3 areas Federal agencies can act upon to ensure victims have access to services. 


CE Outline with Main Points

1.  Align Efforts:  Promote a strategic, coordinated approach to the provision of services for victims of human trafficking at the federal, regional, state, territorial, tribal, and local levels

a.  Provide federal leadership and direction to improve victim services

b.  Coordinated victim services effectively through collaboration across multiple service sectors

2.  Improve Understanding:  Expand and coordinate human trafficking-related research, data, and evaluation to support evidence-based practices in victim services

a.  Establish baseline knowledge of human trafficking and victim service needs through rigorous research and reporting

b.  Support the development of effective responses to the needs of human trafficking victims

3.  Expand Access to Services: Provide and promote outreach, training, and technical assistance to increase victim identification and expand the availability of services

a.  Increase victim identification through coordinated public outreach and awareness efforts

b.  Build capacity to better identify and serve victims through targeted training and technical assistance

4.  Improve Outcomes: Promote effective, culturally appropriate, trauma-informed services that improve the short- and long-term health, safety, and well-being of victims

a.  Foster collaborations and partnerships to enhance the community response to human trafficking

b.  Improve access to victim services by removing systemic barriers



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
  • Quantum Units Education, #1289, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 01/03/2023 - 01/03/2026. Social workers completing this course receive 3.00 'General' continuing education credits.

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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