Many individuals who have experienced trafficking come into contact with health care and social service professionals during and after their exploitation, but still remain unidentified. The SOAR training equips professionals with skills to identify, treat, and respond appropriately to human trafficking.
By applying a public health approach, SOAR seeks to build the capacity of communities to identify and respond to the complex needs of individuals who have experienced trafficking and understand the root causes that make individuals, families, and communities vulnerable to trafficking.
After attending SOAR training, you will be able to:
SOAR is for anyone interested in learning how to recognize and respond to human trafficking in health care or social service settings. Trainings will be available for:
The SOAR training is delivered either in-person or online. Choose a training that best suits your work and your professional role.
The HHS SOAR training program is administered by OTIP in partnership with the HHS Office on Women's Health, through the National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center.