CE 1203: The United States' Response to Human Trafficking

CE 1203- Course Description

This course defines in more depth the crime of human trafficking and reviews the United Nations' Anti-Trafficking Protocols and the United States' Trafficking Victims Protections Act of 2000 (TVPA). The role of various federal agencies involved in the fight against human trafficking will be examined in detail.

This course is part of a three course certificate program. It can be taken separately or as part of the CEU certificate program. Students will earn continuing education units (CEUs) for each course they complete and will be awarded a certificate of completion that lists the number of CEUs earned for each course. Upon completion of all three courses in this certificate program, students will earn a certificate that shows successful completion of the Human Trafficking Investigation CEU certificate.

Please note- students do not earn college credit through this CEU certificate program. Transfer credit is possible into a degree program at CSU but is not guaranteed. Please consult with a CSU advisor to determine eligibility.

Course Textbook: This course does not utilize a textbook.

Course Cost: $325

Note: CE courses are not eligible for Federal Financial Aid, Military Tuition Assistance or Learning Partner Discounts.

CEUs Earned Upon Course Completion: 5.2

Course Length: This course is a 10 week, self-paced, open enrollment course. Once students complete the course with a 70% or higher within the 10 week time frame, they will receive a certificate of completion that list the 5.2 CEUs earned. Course must be paid for in full before student is eligible to receive certificate of completion.

Students can apply for an extension if the course is not completed within the alloted 10 week time frame. If students do not complete all assignments with a 70% or higher within 10 weeks, they will be removed from the course if an extension is not applied for.

Course Objectives:

  • Explain what led to the Trafficking Victim Protection Act (TVPA) being passed in 2000
  • Examine the roles federal agencies have in the fight against human trafficking
  • Explain the protections and benefits available for human trafficking victims in the United States
  • Identify the role of major Non-Government Organizations within the United States in the battle against human trafficking
  • Identify the role of Human Trafficking Task Forces in the United States
  • Identify the interaction and interdependence of foreign and local human trafficking operations
  • Identify the role of local, state, and federal law enforcement in human trafficking investigations
  • Identify the role of community policing and other civil organizations in the battle again human trafficking

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