Massage: Human Trafficking in the United States: Foreign and Domestic Victims

20.00
Online

About the Course


This course consists of:
  • Explain the difference between human trafficking and human smuggling.

  • List and describe five "push" and "pull" factors that contribute to human trafficking.

  • Identify five reasons why some states have a high number of human trafficking victims.

  • Describe the psychological factors affecting trafficking victims.

  • Discuss the factors that make children vulnerable to sexual exploitation and trafficking.

  • Identify six locations where human trafficking for sexual exploitation may occur.

  • Identify six locations where human trafficking for labor exploration may occur.

  • Outline the routes that international trafficking victims take to arrive in the United States.

  • List 10 types of physical abuse that trafficking victims endure.

  • Identify 10 signs that may indicate human trafficking is occurring.

  • Discuss three types of intervention that is used to address human trafficking.

  • Describe the steps to take if human trafficking is suspected.

  • Identify three national resources for information, rescue and support to address human trafficking.

About the Author


Valerie Wohl is an author and research professional specializing in continuing education course development. She works with institutions of higher learning to create materials that are timely and useful, as well as accurate and clearly written, ensuring high academic standards for content in a wide range of disciplines.


Valerie Wohl is the President of Wohl Research, Inc., established in 1998. She graduated (MA; ABD PhD) from the Human Development and Social Policy Program at Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy (Evanston, IL), and received her BA from the School of Literature, Science, and the Arts, at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor).


John Vinacci has over 13 years of experience in the health and wellness field as a massage therapist. He has also been a personal trainer for clients with specific needs, as well as an emergency responder for a large senior citizen community. During his tenure as a massage therapist, John has specialized in injury prevention and rehabilitation for sports professionals. This included work as a massage therapist intern in the training room at the University of Arizona in 1999. John’s experiences in the health and wellness field, as well as advanced techniques learned from acclaimed bodyworker, Art Riggs, have given him a vast body of knowledge for people of varying ages and activity levels. Currently, he is using his knowledge to help educate the next generation of massage therapists.
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Massage: Human Trafficking in the United States: Foreign and Domestic Victims

20.00

About the Course


This course consists of:
  • Explain the difference between human trafficking and human smuggling.

  • List and describe five "push" and "pull" factors that contribute to human trafficking.

  • Identify five reasons why some states have a high number of human trafficking victims.

  • Describe the psychological factors affecting trafficking victims.

  • Discuss the factors that make children vulnerable to sexual exploitation and trafficking.

  • Identify six locations where human trafficking for sexual exploitation may occur.

  • Identify six locations where human trafficking for labor exploration may occur.

  • Outline the routes that international trafficking victims take to arrive in the United States.

  • List 10 types of physical abuse that trafficking victims endure.

  • Identify 10 signs that may indicate human trafficking is occurring.

  • Discuss three types of intervention that is used to address human trafficking.

  • Describe the steps to take if human trafficking is suspected.

  • Identify three national resources for information, rescue and support to address human trafficking.

About the Author


Valerie Wohl is an author and research professional specializing in continuing education course development. She works with institutions of higher learning to create materials that are timely and useful, as well as accurate and clearly written, ensuring high academic standards for content in a wide range of disciplines.


Valerie Wohl is the President of Wohl Research, Inc., established in 1998. She graduated (MA; ABD PhD) from the Human Development and Social Policy Program at Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy (Evanston, IL), and received her BA from the School of Literature, Science, and the Arts, at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor).


John Vinacci has over 13 years of experience in the health and wellness field as a massage therapist. He has also been a personal trainer for clients with specific needs, as well as an emergency responder for a large senior citizen community. During his tenure as a massage therapist, John has specialized in injury prevention and rehabilitation for sports professionals. This included work as a massage therapist intern in the training room at the University of Arizona in 1999. John’s experiences in the health and wellness field, as well as advanced techniques learned from acclaimed bodyworker, Art Riggs, have given him a vast body of knowledge for people of varying ages and activity levels. Currently, he is using his knowledge to help educate the next generation of massage therapists.