Recognizing and Rescuing Victims of Human Trafficking
There are currently more than 40 million victims of human trafficking across the globe. Hundreds of thousands of those victims live in the United States.
Research shows that the majority of human trafficking survivors have had contact with a medical provider at some point in their ordeal. As first responders, we can play a critical role in identifying and rescuing victims of human trafficking.
In this recorded webinar, we discuss how to recognize signs of human trafficking and connect potential victims with the resources they need to make a full recovery.
About the Presenter:
Rick Campos began his career in emergency services while serving in the United States Air Force. After his enlistment, Ricardo became a firefighter/EMT for a small fire department in Northern California and later obtained a paramedic license and an associate’s degree in fire science. In 2015, Rick became a civilian company officer for a federal fire department in Northern California that is made up of both active-duty military and civilian personnel. During his employment, he has achieved his bachelor’s degree in emergency management and has been teaching for CareerCert since 2015.
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