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Working with the Human Trafficking Survivor

What Counselors, Psychologists, Social Workers and Medical Professionals Need to Know, 1st Edition

Edited by Mary C. Burke


210 pages | 2 B/W Illus.

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Working with the Human Trafficking Survivor fills a void in existing literature by providing students, faculty, and professionals in applied, helping disciplines, with a comprehensive text about human trafficking with a focus on clinical issues. This book gives an overview of the medical care, options for psychological treatment, and beyond. Working with the Human Trafficking Survivor fills is a great resource for social work, counselling, and psychology courses on human trafficking or domestic violence.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Human Trafficking in the 21st Century: An Overview for Healthcare Providers, Mary C. Burke; Chapter 2: Providing Trauma-Informed Medically Based Healthcare for Survivors of Sex Trafficking, Elizabeth Miller, Katherine W. Bogen and Heather L. McCauley; Chapter 3: The Adult Trafficking Survivor and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Veronica M. Lugris, Mary C. Burke and Leah Russell Flaherty; Chapter 4: Trafficking of Children and Adolescents: Conceptualization and Evidence-Based Treatment, Katie A. McIntyre; Chapter 5: Psychological Treatment: Reflections on a Psychoanalytic Perspective to Work with Human Trafficking, Paola M. Contreras; Chapter 6: Psychological Treatment: Application of Feminist Theory, AnnJanette Alejano-Steele and Katherine Miller; Chapter 7: Creative Approaches for Working with Trafficking Survivors with Disabilities, Susan O’Rourke and Kevin Spencer; Chapter 8: Understanding Sex Trafficking through the Lens of Coercion: A Closer Look at Exploitation, Threats, and Betrayal, Susan Brotherton and Jamie Manirakiza; Chapter 9: Relapse: Clinical Considerations, Brian D. Bruijn and Lucy L. Bruijn; Chapter 10: Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Working with Other Professions, Judy Hale Reed; Chapter 11: Comprehensive Coordination of Multi-Agency Coalitions, AnnJanette Alejano-Steele, Amanda Finger and Mary Landerholm; Notes on Contributors; Index

About the Editor

Mary C. Burke is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology and Counseling at Carlow University, where she is the program director of the doctoral program in Counseling Psychology. She has been involved in anti-human trafficking efforts since 2004 and is the founder of the Project to End Human Trafficking (

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General