Approved by FL BOM and NCBTMB. (Not Approved by LABMT).
This one-hour home study furnishes LMTs with the information needed to satisfy the Florida State Board of Massage Therapy's CE requirements on the topic of Human Trafficking.
Looking for a short course to complete your CE Requirements? You’ve come to the right place. Human trafficking is concerning to massage therapists because illicit massage establishments threaten the integrity and safety of the massage profession, especially by discrimination through perception.
This home study covers defining, identifying, and differentiating between types of human trafficking and associated laws and penalties. It discusses how to develop awareness skills for ethical reporting of suspected traffickers and victims. Topics range from H.T. (human trafficking) methods of recruiting to recognizing red flags of fake massage businesses. The course informs on how to prevent human trafficking from entering the professional massage therapy field which includes establishment owners and LMTs working as therapists in spas, hair and nail salons, and medical facilities.
(Some unique/professional stories included).
COURSE OBJECTIVES WITH RELATED OUTCOMES
- Objective: Define and differentiate between sex and labor trafficking. Learner Outcome: To accurately report human trafficking.
- Objective: Define and differentiate between labor & agriculture workers, day laborer, and industry workers. Learner Outcome: To accurately report a human rights issue.
- Objective: Interpret combined red flags of human trafficking. Learner Outcome: To access and implement next-step procedures regarding victim and agencies.
- Objective: List patterns/behaviors of human trafficking establishments that pretend to be legitimate massage businesses. Learner Outcome: To report and prevent human trafficking from entering the massage profession.
- Objective: Identify conversation indicators of recruiters/scouts pretending to be massage clients. Learner Outcome: To properly contain a situation and maintain safety in the massage therapy workplace; protect company and employees against giving business, personal information, or access to human trafficking recruiters.
- Objective: Communicate the traits, habits, and motivations of those involved in trafficking, both victims and the traffickers. Learner Outcome: To assess, prevent, or eradicate human trafficking locally.
- Objective: Create and display public information signs and educational posters Learner Outcome: To get the word out.
- Objective: Enhance sensitivity and awareness skills. Learner Outcome: to correctly recognize traffickers, victims, and fake massage businesses that threaten the integrity of the massage profession.