Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Courses D - H

249: Human Trafficking in the U.S.: Special Issues Concerning Children

Credit Hours



This interdisciplinary seminar will explore issues confronting children who are survivors of human trafficking within the United States, as well as an examination of efforts to prevent and intervene in this social problem. The seminar will begin with an overview of contemporary laws and policies addressing human trafficking, explore various frameworks (gender, criminal justice, public health) around movements to combat child trafficking, analyze current research in the field, and explore case management, services, and techniques utilized by service providers. Assignments will include in-class exercises and a final project addressing ways to advance the movement to combat child in the United States.