There are multiple connections between family violence and human trafficking. Family Violence Workers must recognize these interactions to be able to support individuals experiencing such circumstances. Indigenous women face unique situations that heighten vulnerability to grooming and exploitation. This course helps to further learners in their knowledge and understanding of human trafficking and the barriers faced by survivors. Learners will gain the skills to recognize, safely respond to, and advocate in cases of human trafficking. Case studies will be used for learners to evaluate situations and assess sensitive and change-making reactions to and for human trafficking survivors.
1. Express common systemic causes, signs, and effects of human trafficking, relying on the most recent information available, to increase the understanding in others.
2. Assess a situation to support survivors of human trafficking who are coming into shelter following best practices.