Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention for the Hospitality Industry (HSP-13.2)

Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention for the Hospitality Industry (HSP-13.2)

Learning objectives

  • Identify the definitions of human trafficking and commercial exploitation of children
  • Identify characteristics of both possible victims and traffickers
  • Identify where trafficking commonly occurs
  • Identify the types of trafficking that occur in hotels and signs that hotel workers can use to identify potential trafficking
  • Identify methods hotels can use to prevent trafficking and how employees can get assistance if they suspect trafficking is occurring

Course overview

Human trafficking is a complex global industry. It is worth $150 billion, profiting from approximately 25 million individuals. Although human trafficking can happen anywhere, hotels, motels and other short-term accommodations are often used by traffickers. When employees have completed this course, they should be able to identify the definitions of human trafficking and commercial exploitation of children, as well as characteristics of both possible victims and traffickers. They should be able to identify where trafficking commonly occurs, the types of trafficking that occur in hotels, and signs that hotel workers can use to identify potential trafficking. Finally, employees should also be able to identify methods hotels can use to prevent trafficking, as well as how to get assistance if they suspect trafficking is occurring. This course contains information about human trafficking, as well as a brief scenario. This is a sensitive subject and this material may be emotionally difficult for some learners. Supervisors should speak with their employees and offer access to the Employee Assistance Program, or EAP.
  • 22 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English
Regulations
  • CA SB 970, Employment: Human Trafficking Awareness
  • Pub.L. 115-393 - The Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000
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