Human trafficking is a growing reality in many communities and, unfortunately, correctional institutions are a primary recruitment venue. Many victims suffer from serious medical and mental health conditions, lack trusting relationships, and are reluctant to self-identify as victims. They cycle in and out of correctional systems on prostitution and drug-related charges. Learn how to address this issue by instituting policies, training, and other interventions that help break the cycle of victimization.
- Review ways to identify suspected human trafficking victims
- Describe the health effects of human trafficking
- List interventions available to effectively address human trafficking within a correctional system