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Michigan Human Trafficking Training
June 2, 2023
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
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3 CE Hours
Cultural Competency, General
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In this workshop, Dr. Jeremy Norwood will provide professionals in 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. Specific areas to be covered include the scope and magnitude of human trafficking, how human trafficking is defined, the types and venues of human trafficking in Michigan, the causes and indicators of human trafficking, potential warning signs for human trafficking, and resources to report potential cases of human trafficking.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
Educational Goal

The educational goal of this presentation is to provide training on human trafficking for healthcare professionals, required for licensing by the Michigan Bureau of Professional Licensing.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the scope and magnitude of the problem of Human Trafficking

  • Define Human Trafficking

  • Identify at least 3 types and venues of Human Trafficking in Michigan or the United States

  • Identify at least 3 causes and indicators of Human Trafficking (particularly in HealthCare field)

  • Describe at least 3 Warning Signs for Human Trafficking

  • List at least 3 Resources or Responses to Potential Cases of Human Trafficking

CE Details
Cultural Competency
General has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7267. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.


Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

This course has been approved by, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

CE Policy
  • Waiting Room Opens
  • Training Begins
  • Training Ends
Note: Time designated for waiting room, breaks cannot be counted toward CE credit.
This course is fiscally sponsored by Michigan Mental Health Counselors Association. There may be potential biases or conflicts of interest inherent to this relationship, and it must be disclosed to participants. These conflicts of interest have no bearing on the course content and have been resolved.
Registration ends June 2 at 12:00 PM EDT
Dr. Jeremy S. Norwood

Dr. Jeremy S. Norwood is currently an Associate Professor of Sociology, Global Studies, and Criminal Justice at Spring Arbor University in Spring Arbor, Michigan. His research focuses on three major areas of human trafficking: migrant farmworker populations in Western Michigan, massage parlors in South Central Michigan, and on Backpage, plus other adult advertisement sections which advertise all over Michigan. Dr. Norwood has also served as a part of task forces in Calhoun, Jackson, and Lenawee Counties and has given numerous talks to church gatherings, housing inspectors, nursing professionals, political groups, public health organizations, and social service agencies, among many others. He and his students have held three annual conferences on human trafficking during the Fall Semester at Spring Arbor University, which has educated more than 500 attendees.

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