NACSW Online Continuing Education

Partnering to Address Human Trafficking
Length: 1.5 hours
Primary Audience:
  • Social workers, students, administrators, policy makers
Practice Level(s):
  • Basic
  • Intermediate

Training Format: Video-based
Number of CE Hours: 1.5

Jane Hoyt-Oliver, LISW-PhD
Danielle Smith, MSW, MA, LSW
Lisa L. Thompson
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The trafficking of human beings has drawn significant attention in the past several years. The presenters for this panel all have utilized their professional skills at the state, national or international levels to curb the trafficking. They will discuss their understanding of the issue, and the ways in which state government, professional social workers and non-governmental organizations are attempting draw attention to the issue and to eliminate trafficking.


  • Direct Practice: Individuals, Couples, Families and Children
  • Human Development, Diversity, and Behavior in the Environment
  • Direct Practice: Groups and Communities
  • Public Administration and Policy
  • Research and Practice with Ethnically Diverse Populations

Sample Content

Learning Objectives
As a result of this training, participants will be able to:

Articulate the nature and scope of trafficking both within the United States and Internationally

Describe ways that State legislatures have worked to intervene in the issue

Describe how NGOs are working collaboratively to end trafficking



Jane Hoyt-Oliver, LISW-S, PhD, is a professor of Social Work at Malone University, teaching HBSE and Social Welfare Policy. She received her MSW from Syracuse University and her PhD from Case Western Reserve University. She has been active in both NASW and NACSW. Her areas of specialty include rural homelessness, health, bereavement, and the concerns of transracially adopting parents.

Danielle Smith, MSW, MA, LSW is employed as the services coordinator at the Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Within this position she is responsible for the chapter's government relations, communications, and membership development. Prior to working for NASW, Danielle worked for the Ohio Senate. She received her Bachelor's in Social Work, Master's in Social Work and Master's in Public Policy and Management from The Ohio State University.

Lisa L. Thompson is the Liaison for the Abolition of Sexual Trafficking for The Salvation Army USA National Headquarters. In this role, she works on public policy issues and initiatives related to eradicating sexual trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. She also assists in the development of strategies for The Salvation Army to create recovery services for survivors of sexual trafficking. Lisa has written on topics such as sexual trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation for publications such as Christian History and Biography, Caring, Mutuality, PRISM, Social Work and Christianity. She is a contributing author to Hands that Heal, International Curriculum for Caregivers of Trafficking Survivors, as well as the book Global Perspectives on Prostitution and Sex Trafficking: Europe Latin America, North America, and Global . Lisa has provided expert testimony to the U.S. Congress and routinely speaks and facilitates training for a variety of audiences. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in government from Western Kentucky University, as well as a Master's degree in leadership, public policy and social issues from Union Institute and University.

CE Accreditation Information

NACSW, provider #1078, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), phone: 800-225-6880, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program valid 1/27/18 – 1/27/21. NACSW maintains sole responsibility for the program. The North American Association of Christians in Social Work (NACSW) is also recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0479. Social Workers will receive 1.5 continuing education clock hour(s) for participating in this training. It is the responsibility of participants to contact their licensing boards to verify that this training, as a distance education session, meets their jurisdictional standards for continuing education credit and/or licensure renewal.

Requirements for Earning Continuing Education Contact Hours

Requirements to earn continuing education contact hours for home-study courses include: a) engaging with all the required materials provided by this training; b) completing and submitting an on-line evaluation of this session; c) receiving a grade of 80% or better on the “open-book” post-workshop quiz. Session participants who meet these three requirements will receive a continuing education contact hour certificate from NACSW on-line immediately following their completion of this course.

Registration Fee and Refunds

The registration fee covers engaging in all the required materials provided by the on-line training as well as costs associated with maintaining the website which supports the training materials, as well as CE certificate administration. Refunds, minus a $25 administrative fee, are available upon request within 15 days of purchasing/enrolling in a training. No refunds or exchanges are available once the training quiz has been opened.

Grievance Procedure

Any individual who has a complaint regarding any aspect of this training should communicate in writing to the executive director of NACSW within 30 days after having completed the training. The executive director will conduct a review and respond in writing within 30 days of receiving this complaint. For more information, contact the NACSW office at or 203-270-8780.

Request for Accommodations

Please contact NACSW at, or 203.270.8780 if you would like to request a special accommodation.


Because this is a home study training session, there is no direct contact and/or communication between the individual taking this training and the session speaker. Interactivity for this training consists of the interaction between a person registered for this training session and the materials and content offered in this session.

Contact Information

If you have questions pertaining to the content of the training (session content, outline, content level, continuing education contact hours, etc.), contact or 203.270.8780. You will receive a response within 24 hours. If you are in need of technical support, send an email to You will receive a response from the program's technical support manager within 8 hours, 7 days a week.