Roll-out of the Competency Enhancement Training for Judges, Prosecutors, Social Workers and Law Enforcement Investigators Handling Trafficking in Persons Cases


Posted on April 25, 2013

PHILJA conducted a roll-out of the Competency Enhancement Training for Judges, Prosecutors, Social Workers and Law Enforcement Investigators Handling Trafficking in Persons Cases on March 19-21, 2013. This is the first competency enhancement training held for such stakeholders.

The lectures covered topics such as Overview of Trafficking in Persons (TIP); Dynamics of Victimization/The Profile of a Trafficked Victim; Salient Features of RA No. 9208 and RA No. 10364; How to Interview TIP Victims; Psychosocial Trauma of Trafficking Victims; How to Investigate a Case of Trafficking; Special Orders and Warrants; and Putting it All Together: Prosecuting a TIP Case. Workshops, plenaries, module videos, and practicum complemented the lectures as these assessed the participants’ learnings on the lectures.

Forty-nine participants, composed of judges, prosecutors, court social workers, police investigators from Cebu, and representatives from the National Bureau of Investigation and Alternative Law Groups, attended the activity.

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