SOC 7650 Investigating Human Trafficking & Interviewing Victims

This course will focus on developing an in-depth understanding of the issues surrounding the investigation of human trafficking. Students will review best practices in investigating different types of trafficking cases, new helpful investigation tools, trafficking victim identification, interview protocols and policies and laws that govern victim interviews, factors to consider to secure victim testimony and cooperation, hurdles to expect when interviewing trafficking victims, victim trauma and memory, and factors to consider when establishing a Task Force.