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On-Line Human Trafficking Workshop May 22, 2020

May 22 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

On-Line Workshop: Human Trafficking

Michigan Health Professionals are required by LARA (Rule 338.1751a)

  to take Human Trafficking training for license renewal.

Click here to register Online!

Friday, May 22, 2020

On-Line Troubleshooting: 8:30 am 9:00 pm

On-Line Workshop:  9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Conducted using “ZOOM Meeting”; Upon paid registration you will receive an email with the link to the Zoom meeting 48 hours prior to the meeting.

While you are not required to have a webcam (camera) to join a Zoom Meeting or Webinar, you will not be able to transmit video of yourself. You will continue to be able to listen and speak during the meeting, share your screen, and view the webcam video of the panelists. 

REGISTRATION – Available On-Line ONLY using MMHCA.org

  • MMHCA Members: $50.00
  • Non-Members: $75.00

(No ceus offered)

Prepare your lunch to enjoy during the training.

Certificates of Completion will be emailed to participants. 

The Presenter, Dr. Jeremy S. Norwood, J.D., is currently Professor and Chair in the Department of Sociology, Global Studies, and Criminal Justice at Spring Arbor University.  His research interests focus on three major areas of human trafficking: migrant farm worker populations in Western Michigan, massage parlors in the Jackson area, and on Backpage and other websites which advertise in Michigan.  Dr. Norwood has served over the years on task forces in Calhoun, Jackson, and Lenawee Counties and has given numerous talks to church gatherings, dental professionals, housing inspectors, nurses, political groups, public health organizations, and social service agencies, among many others.  He is the author of several published articles on labor trafficking and has conducted over fifty full-day trainings for MMHCA on the issue of human trafficking per the requirements laid out by the Michigan Legislature.

What Training is About: In this workshop, Dr. Jeremy Norwood will provide professionals in the counseling, health care, and social work fields substantive training regarding the issue of human trafficking and how it relates to their areas of practice.  In response to the rise in the number of cases of human trafficking which have been reported around the State of Michigan, the Michigan legislature has required all counseling professionals to receive training on the topic of human trafficking.

Human Trafficking program participants will:

  • Understand the scope and magnitude of human trafficking
  • Be able to define human trafficking
  • Be aware of the types and venues of human trafficking in Michigan
  • Recognize the causes, indicators and potential warning signs for human trafficking
  • Be able to identify resources to report potential causes of human trafficking.

Information / Registration online or mobile at: www.MMHCA.org or click on the link above.

James Blundo Executive Director MMHCA – jamesblundo@att.net

Details

Date:
May 22
Time:
8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Organizer

Michigan Mental Health Counselors Association
Website:
www.mmhca.org