Human Trafficking: A Crime Hiding in Plain Site

Human trafficking in Mississippi is more prevalent than most people realize. Attendees will be provided with an overview of what constitutes human trafficking in general as well as  what the landscape looks like in Mississippi, how traffickers are using drugs to recruit and compel persons into the “life,” and the indicators that may suggest that someone is being trafficked. The instructor will also discuss pertinent state laws, including mandatory reporting laws, and the formation of the Human Trafficking Council and its role in fighting human trafficking in Mississippi.

Educational Objectives

During this course, participants will be provided with:

  • An overview of Human Trafficking.
  • A snapshot of what trafficking looks like in Mississippi.
  • Information on who the traffickers are and how they are recruiting.
  • Information on human trafficking laws, indicators, and the formation of the Human Trafficking Council.

Available Continuing Education:

CPH – Certified Public Health

DMH – Addiction Therapist

DMH – Community Support Specialist

DMH – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Therapist

DMH – Mental Health Therapist

DMH – Licensed Administrator

MAAP – Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals

NBCC/LPC-National Board Certified Counselors

SW-Social Work

CE’s for CRC (Certified Rehabilitation Counselor), Legal, and Education applied for

Presenter

Paula Broome, J.D., Bureau Chief, Special Assistant Attorney General

Location

MSPHI

Date

Aug. 31, 2020

Time

9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Presenter

Paula Broome, J.D., Bureau Chief, Special Assistant Attorney General

Location

MSPHI