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Introduction to Human Trafficking Awareness, Advocacy & Action On Demand Training

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CE Credits: 2 Credits
Length: 2 Hours
Level: Introductory
CE Eligibility: APA, ASWB, ANCC, NBCC, CPA
Training Style: Video
Category: Human Trafficking
Intended Audience: Mental Health, Correctional, and Legal Professionals

Training Description
This introductory workshop will review of the dynamics of risk and recovery for human trafficking victims. As the methods of traffickers become increasingly sophisticated and targeted to exploit the most vulnerable populations, we will examine signs of trafficking and discuss strategies for raising awareness, advocacy and safety. The course will include interactive exercises to assist in the assimilation of the information and a broad range of guidance that can be practically applied in a range of organizational settings.
This course is appropriate for direct service, clinical providers, foster parents, parents, administrative personnel in health and human service settings, medical personnel, legal professionals, people in the community or who interface regularly with the public.
Presented by the Chair of the Development Committee for SAFE Coalition for Human Rights and offered exclusively through the Global Institute of Forensic Research, this On Demand course will provide attendees with a solid introduction to the dynamics of risk and recovery for human trafficking victims while earning 2 hours of valuable Continuing Education Credit.
Trainer Biography
Joy Kelleher, LCSW, CHP, CCEP. With over 25 years of experience as a licensed clinician, social worker and behavioral health administrator, Joy Kelleher has an eclectic background of professional experiences including extensive international work. From an administrative standpoint, areas of professional interest include corporate compliance, ethics, quality assurance and using data to inform practice. Joy is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP), a Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP). Clinically working with children and families from a lens of trauma informed practice and positive psychology and specialty work with adults with severe and persistent mental illness are key areas of Joy’s experience and expertise. Joy is also passionate about advocacy and volunteer work in her community. While working as a social worker in Ireland, Joy was introduced to the growing epidemic of human trafficking. Spurred to action, she serves as the Chair of the Development Committee for SAFE Coalition for Human Rights, a volunteer based, clinician supported, and survivor driven grassroots organization based in the USA. Joy is a surveyor for CARF, an international accreditation body. To learn more about Joy, visit https://www.carterbrownusa.org
Learning Objectives
Participants will be able to…
  • Describe human trafficking as a complex global problem as evidenced through data on prevalence and trends.
  • Discuss common approaches and profiles of human traffickers.
  • Analyze vulnerabilities to trafficking through a macro and micro perspective.
  • Discern systemic challenges hindering efforts to stop human trafficking.
  • Explore societal trends, biases and prejudices that may inadvertently contribute to risk.
  • Discover strategies that practitioners, parents, and organizations can utilize to raise awareness and counteract trafficking efforts.
  • Create a personalized plan for raising awareness and reducing your human trafficking footprint.

1 Sponsorship: The Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc is approved by the American Psychological Association, National Board of Certified Counselors, National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors, and Canadian Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education trainings. The American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts Continuing Education Credit sponsored by the American Psychological Association. Th­e Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc (provider #1371) is also approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. ASWB Approval Period: June 8, 2019 – June 8, 2022. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. ­The Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.
2 Refund/Cancellation Policy: If you wish to request a refund on account of technical difficulties, please contact services@gifrinc.com.
3 Commercial Supports: The Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc reports no conflicts of interest in the development and sponsorship of this training. The Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc receives no commercial support for its Continuing Education programs or from its presenters.

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