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Core competencies wheel
Sep 7, 2021

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Trafficking in Persons is proud to announce that a launch event will be held on September 17, 2021, from 3:30–5 p.m. Eastern to celebrate the release of the Core…

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Aug 27, 2021

On September 22, 2021, the National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center will host a 90-minute webinar on emerging trends and case studies that address economic mobility. The webinar will highlight survivor-informed models on financial literacy and sustainable employment opportunities for people who have experienced trafficking. 

Medical professional holding the hand of a patient
Aug 27, 2021

In the human trafficking field, there is a growing need to educate providers about the relationship between substance use and human trafficking. The National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center piloted two new trainings: (1) SOAR for Organizations for Substance Use Treatment Providers, designed to help organizations strengthen their protocols to identify and respond to…

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Two adults talking to each other
Aug 27, 2021

The National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center is excited to announce a new SOAR Online module — Ethical Considerations: Working With Individuals Who Have Experienced Trafficking. This free training is an advanced human trafficking training (201 course) that builds upon the SOAR Online modules: SOAR to Health and…

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HTLA class 7 picture via Zoom
Aug 3, 2021

Class 7 fellows from across the United States are learning new leadership skills in real time to work with their Class to develop recommendations that will inform new research, policies, and programs that address institutional inequities to improve awareness, understanding, and assistance to communities of color and those who are at risk of human trafficking. HTLA Class 7 runs from May 2021 to…

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medical professionals with tablet
Aug 3, 2021

NHTTAC is excited to announce a new SOAR Online module for sexual assault nurse examiners (SANE) and sexual assault forensic examiners (SAFE). Developed in partnership with the International Association of Forensic Nurses, the accredited SOAR for SANE training…

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SOAR to Health and Wellness lego
Aug 3, 2021

Check out our new look and updated content in the reaccredited SOAR Online modules. The recently released SOAR to Health and Wellness module includes a choose-your-own case study adventure, information on intersectional issues that increase the risk…

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Human Trafficking Leadership Academy Class 6 Graduation picture
Jun 7, 2021

The Administration for Children and Families Office on Trafficking in Persons and the Office on Women’s Health are proud to announce the release of the Human Trafficking Leadership Academy (HTLA) Class 6 Recommendations Report. In the report, HTLA fellows based their recommendations on the following project question: “How can communities assess and respond to risk factors among migratory…

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Five professionals collaborating on a document
Mar 12, 2021

NHTTAC is seeking survivors, leaders, and allied professionals across the United States to participate in Class 7 of the Human Trafficking Leadership Academy (HTLA). HTLA Class 7 fellows will use trauma-informed principles, survivor-informed practices, knowledge and understanding of institutional inequities among survivors of human trafficking to address barriers to accessing services for…

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six core competencies and universal competency wheel graphic
Feb 25, 2021

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP) has released the “Core Competencies for Human Trafficking Response in Health Care and Behavioral Health Systems.” These core competencies pinpoint skill sets that health care and behavioral health practitioners (HCPs)…

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cover page of NHTTAC fiscal year 2020 annual report
Jan 19, 2021

The National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center (NHTTAC) is pleased to release its fourth annual report. This report provides an overview of NHTTAC’s training and technical assistance (T/TA) activities and short- and long-term outcomes during fiscal year (FY) 2020. In FY 2020, NHTTAC trained a total of 50,493 individuals over the course of 91 T/TA activities.  

12 htla class 5 fellows sitting together on a staircase
Dec 15, 2020

The Administration for Children and Families Office on Trafficking in Persons and the Administration for Native Americans are proud to announce the release of the Human Trafficking Leadership Academy (HTLA) Class 5 Recommendations Report. In the report, HTLA fellows based their recommendations on the following project question: “How can culture be a protective factor in preventing trafficking…

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