Section 787.06(2)(d), Florida Statutes, defines human trafficking as “transporting, soliciting, recruiting, harboring, providing, enticing, maintaining, or obtaining another person for the purpose of exploitation of that person.” The Office of the State Courts Administrator has developed the following human trafficking overview (PDF) regarding human trafficking in Florida.
- This video introduces the issue of human trafficking—both sex and labor trafficking—in the United States in order to raise awareness and provide a foundation for further discussion and training. It is the first of nine videos produced by the Office for Victims of Crime to be used for outreach and education efforts of service providers, law enforcement, prosecutors, and others in the community. The series includes information about sex and labor trafficking, multidisciplinary approaches to serving victims of human trafficking, effective victim services, victims' legal needs, and voices of survivors.
- The Rescue and Restore campaign's video increases the identification of trafficking victims in the United States and helps those victims receive the benefits and services they need to restore their lives. The campaign enlists those who are most likely to encounter but not recognize victims of human trafficking.
E-Learning Training Module
Human Trafficking and G.R.A.C.E. Court - What Judges Need to Know
G.R.A.C.E. Court is part of the Juvenile Dependency Division of the Miami-Dade courts and provides comprehensive services and support to these children and their families.
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Judges may request .5 Continuing Judicial Education Credit for their participation in this course (course #18-81) by emailing CJEMail@flcourts.org and certifying that they attended the entirety of course.