Training

Human trafficking is a clandestine crime that is often hidden in plain sight. Practitioners, law enforcement, and judicial officials must receive comprehensive training on key issues in order to effectively combat this modern form of slavery.

Mahn, Mehlman & Associates LLC provides evidence based training and capacity building aimed at facilitating the rescue of victims, prosecution of offenders, and prevention of new offenses. Our firm has developed a compendium of training materials which can be used to increase human trafficking awareness and improve the efficacy of interventions.

All training provided by our experts will be uniquely tailored toward each audience. However, areas of focus include, but are not limited to:

  • Human trafficking victim identification
    • Sex trafficking
    • Labor trafficking
  • Human trafficking survivor service provision
    • Physiological needs
    • Medical care
    • Dental care
    • Mental health care
    • Substance abuse treatment
    • Emergency, transitional, and long-term housing
    • Vocational training
    • Education
    • Familial reunification
    • Legal assistance (e.g. post conviction relief, T-visa application, etc.)
    • Victim advocacy
    • Transportation
    • Job placement
    • Risks, Needs, Responsivity (RNR) model for guiding human trafficking survivor assessment and service provision
  • Bridging knowledge gaps in the courtroom
  • Enhanced collaborative model to combat human trafficking
  • Utilizing web-based commercial sex advertisements as a catalyst for investigations
  • Human trafficker recruitment methods and risk factors for commercial sexual exploitation