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January is National Human Trafficking
Human trafficking is an abhorrent abuse of power • All survivors deserve protection, dignity, and empowerment • Justice and services should meet victims where they are • Everyone is worthy of a life without fear of trafficking
Pathway to Learning
Session 1: Intersectionality and the Importance of a Multidisciplinary Approach | January 26, 2023, 11:00a.m. - 12 Noon, ET
Session 2: Complexity in Identification and Victim Disclosure | February 2, 2023, 11:00a.m. - 12 Noon, ET
Session 3: Trauma-Informed Screening, Interviewing, Survivor Support, and Collaboration | February 9, 2023, 11:00a.m. - 12 Noon, ET
During these sessions, your virtual trainers—Chief David Ryan (retired) and licensed mental health counselor Courtney W. Albert, LMHC, M.Ed., MA—will share their collective expertise, longstanding dedication, and first-hand knowledge to:
1. Define human trafficking and intimate partner violence and inform how these crimes can intersect and overlap.
2. Dispel myths and identify common indicators/red flags.
3. Introduce trauma, psychological coercion, and other elements that impact victims and the complexity of victim identification, interviewing, and recovery.
4. Discuss the role of law enforcement in human trafficking cases, including collaborating with agencies and service providers for the best chance of sucess in investigations, prosecution, and service provision.
5. Review investigative challenges in human trafficking cases, including collaboration, trauma-informed victim interviews, and language access accommodations.