Understanding Human Trafficking
The Understanding Human Trafficking training is a series of five interactive online modules that offer foundational learning on trauma-informed and victim-centered approaches to human trafficking. The modules are designed so that a wide audience can benefit. Potential learners include—
- Victim service providers who want to build their capacity.
- Allied professionals who wish to learn more about human trafficking, including first responders, government employees, and staff at community and faith-based organizations.
- Members of the general public who are interested in human trafficking, including students, researchers, academics, and others.
Understanding Human Trafficking is unique in equipping participants to think critically about human trafficking using reliable resources, both locally and from across the United States. Some of the skills offered include—
- Implementing trauma-informed approaches to victim identification and outreach.
- Assessing victims for comprehensive service needs.
- Employing a collaborative victim service delivery model by connecting with local partners.
- Identifying accurate data and research on human trafficking.
- New strategies for researching and analyzing laws and policies that impact human trafficking, victim services, and victims' rights.
Looking for help?
Contact us with questions or if you experience technical difficulties:
- How do I register?
- How do I take a course?
- What type of computer capability do I need to take Understanding Human Trafficking?
- Whom should I contact if I have questions about the material or if I'm having technical difficulty?
How do I register?
Click here and fill out the required information to create an account in the learning management system.
How do I take a course?
Once you have created an account and enrolled in courses, log in to the learning management system to select and launch the Understanding Human Trafficking training.
What type of computer capability do I need to take Understanding Human Trafficking?
You will need a computer that has Internet access, as Understanding Human Trafficking is an Internet-based, online training. It can be used with a MAC or PC. We recommend using Internet Explorer version 11 or higher. Some features and functionality may not work in browsers lower than IE 11. We are unable to provide support for Internet Explorer browsers lower than IE 11. Specific hardware/software requirements include:
- Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP SP22
- Processor: 550 MHz or faster (1.2 GHz or faster recommended)
- Memory: 256 MB RAM or greater
- Sound Card: 16-bit sound card with speakers or headphones
- Monitor: 1024 x 768 minimum resolution (or higher recommended) with 16-bit color depth
- Network Connection: High-speed Internet access
- Supported browsers:
- Internet Explorer (supported version is 11.0 and above)
- Mozilla Firefox (supported version is 5.0 and above)
- Safari on Mac (supported version is 5.0 and above)
- Google Chrome (supported version is 5.0 and above)
- Latest version of Java installed
- Latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader installed
If you are experiencing difficulties accessing the course, please refer to the workstation requirements.
Whom should I contact if I have questions about the material or if I'm having technical difficulty?
Contact OVC TTAC at TTAC@ovcttac.org or 1–866–OVC–TTAC (1–866–682–8822).