• Human Trafficking: Knowing the Basics Can Save a Life
The deadline for this training has been extended. Thank you to the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for its continued support.


Human Trafficking: Knowing the Basics Can Save a Life

Developed May 2021

Deadline for completion is September 30

2 CEs

This training is approved for CE for social workers, counselors, and marriage and family therapists in the state of Ohio. This training is approved for chemical dependency counselors in domain C7 and chemical dependency professionals in prevention in domain PR1.

Level of Course | 100 Beginner

This program will address the basics of human trafficking, the scope of the issue, who is vulnerable, who the perpetrators are, and how to respond to a suspected case of human trafficking.

This course is constructed as reading-based and noninteractive.


  1. Define the crime of human trafficking.
  2. Describe the victims and traffickers and methods traffickers use.
  3. Identify possible actions to take in response to human trafficking.Presented by Keith McCormish, MPA

Presented by Sister Anne Victory, HM, RN, MSN

Director, Education, Collaborative to End Human Trafficking

Sr. Anne Victory, HM, RN, MSN has served as Director of Education for the Collaborative to End Human Trafficking, Cleveland, OH since 2010. A nurse by profession, one of the ways she views human trafficking is as a public health issue. She designs, implements and trains speakers to deliver human trafficking information to a variety of audiences. She currently working with representatives from healthcare, law enforcement, the courts, hospitality, and social service systems to integrate the issue into their protocols and practices. She is also working with educational systems and universities to incorporate human trafficking into their curricula.

Evaluations will be immediately downloadable and must be completed to receive CE credits. Certificates will be available to download once the once the evaluation is received.

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. Please contact us at cswce@osu.edu should you need further assistance.

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Generously funded by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

The Ohio State University, College of Social Work is an approved provider for the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist (CSWMFT) Board. Provider Number: RCST111747

The Ohio State University College of Social Work is an approved provider for The Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board. Provider Number: 50-24068