Human Trafficking: A Call for Counselor Awareness and Action


Counseling Department, School of Education and Human Services, Oakland University, 491A Pawley Hall, Rochester, MI 38309–4401 (e-mail:


The counseling profession has given little attention to human trafficking, a form of modern slavery that is one of the most damaging forms of social injustice that exists today. Focusing on victims within the United States, the authors provide advocacy suggestions, treatment recommendations, and directions for research for this population.