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Train the Trainer Course – Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force

June 18, 2013 - June 19, 2013


This two day intensive trainer class is for the experienced trainer who desires to be effective in training and presenting information to groups/professional occupations on Human Trafficking. While there is attention to the concept of team teaching, so that the attendees represented can start to understand the collaborative effort necessary to work together and combat the horrendous crime of both labor and sexual exploitation, attention will also be focused on the individual presenter.

The primary expense of providing the training has been committed through donations However, a $45 fee will be required from the individual or agency. Lodging, if necessary, is your responsibility. Breaks, lunch both days, instruction, and training materials are included in the fee and donated monies.

Prerequisites for the class include:

An e/mail to the Task Force is the first step starting your work and volunteer experience, your interest in the topic and to what purpose the training will provide, as well as the geographical locations that you hope to deliver the message of human trafficking.  The e/mail is due by June 5th, 2013. Make sure that you include contact information, including address and phone number of where you can be reached if necessary.

It is also required before you attend that you read the book, “The Slave Next Door” by Kevin Bales before class has started.  You will be notified by June 7th if you have been accepted by a Committee of the Task Force.

Topics included in the two day class are the following:

  • The concept of a victim centered law as engrained in the Federal law
  • Thirteen years of the TVPA (Trafficking Victims Protection Act) and the impact
  • Michigan Trafficking Act, prosecution under this act,  and the legislation presently being pursued with MI. Commission On Human Trafficking chaired by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette
  • The options for Federal partners as well as the collaboration so important to success at the State and Local level
  • From victim to survivor
  • Indicators of sexual and labor exploitation
  • Support systems that exist for the victim
  • Modern day slavery cases in Michigan
  • Interviewing –who’s on first?
  • The necessity of legal representation for victims….why?
  • Examining YouTube…what is good to assist in your live presentations and what to watch out for –working on that Power Point
  • Using reliable and consistent data
  • Who and why is the Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force
  • www.humantrafficking.msu.edu/ and Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force Facebook page on Internet
  • Instruction is provided by those experts in the various fields who have extensive experience and knowledge working with human trafficking cases
  • For law enforcement this course is registered with the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES)
  • The training will run from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. each day

E/mails, including  the application letter, should be addressed to [email protected]. Director of the Task Force.


June 18, 2013
June 19, 2013
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