158: What Psychologists Need to Know About Human Trafficking---Identification, Tools, and Resources

August 09, 2014
Time & Place
8 a.m.-3:50 p.m.
CE Credits
Enrollment Limit
Broadly defined as obtaining or holding another person in compelled service, human trafficking is characterized by exploitation of vulnerable populations and is in violation of the basic human right to autonomy and freedom. This introductory workshop provides definitions and prevalence, an overview of the two categories of labor and sex trafficking, methodological issues related to research, underlying issues of vulnerability and risk factors, consequences and impact of trafficking on victims, and tools and resources for psychologists.
Learning Objectives
1. Define human trafficking according to the United Nations Convention and the United States Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000.
2. Define and contrast the varying forms of human trafficking.
3. Explain the underlying causes of human trafficking.
4. Explain and contrast the differences between human trafficking and other related issue areas such as immigration, emigration, smuggling, child abuse, interpersonal violence, and issues relevant to refugee/ asylees and individuals experiencing homelessness. 
5. Identify and contrast forms of control used by traffickers.
6. Examine the varying psychological, social, and economic short-term and long-term repercussions of abuse on trafficking victims and their communities.
7. Apply and utilize ways in which psychologists can work in anti-trafficking initiatives in their local communities.
8. Comprehend what actions psychologists need to take to maintain healthy self-care when working with human trafficking issues.

Nancy M. Sidun, PsyD, Kaiser Permanente-Hawaii, Honolulu; Deborah L. Hume, PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia; AnnJanette Alejano-Steele, PhD, Metropolitan State University of Denver; Mary C. Burke, PhD, Carlow University; Michelle Contreras, PsyD, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology; Marsha Liss, PhD, JD

Enrollments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Advance: April 15-June 30, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $110 $130
Half day (4 hours) $130 $160
Full day (7 hours) $220 $260

Regular: July 1-Aug. 5, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $130 $160
Half day (4 hours) $160 $200
Full day (7 hours) $275 $335

On-site: Aug. 6-10, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $160 $190
Half day (4 hours) $190 $240
Full day (7 hours) $330 $410