Order of Malta

Reference Materials & Training

Anti-Human Trafficking Online Training Course

Click here to register for our online training course. This curriculum was created, in collaboration with OnWatch, to help you understand the tragic scourge of human trafficking. It can happen to anyone, anywhere and those who survive human trafficking have special needs that must be carefully considered on the road to healing. Anyone interested in volunteering in this ministry must complete this course prior to any involvement.

Area Leader Talking Points

Click here to download a list of talking points that Area leaders can use when introducing this new ministry to local members. 

Department of Homeland Security: Blue Campaign to End Human Trafficking

Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website to learn about their Blue Campaign and how you can protect yourself and others against human trafficking.

Global Strategic Operatives for the Eradication of Human Trafficking

Global Strategic Operatives (GSO)  is an organization founded by Order of Malta, American Association Dame, and the driving force behind this new ministry, Deb O’Hara, Rusckowski, RN, DM.

The Evil of Human Trafficking

Deborah O’Hara-Rusckowski, RN, DM, speaks on EWTN about the evil of human trafficking. Click here to watch her interview. 

Virtual Training Video

Learn more about the ‘Who, What, When, Why and How’ of human trafficking, as well as common myths. Deborah O’Hara-Rusckowski, DM, along with two guest speakers (one a survivor!), will present an overview on human trafficking for the members of the Order of Malta, and discuss specific ways they can help fight this horrific crime against humanity. Click here to watch this video. 

Additional Helpful Resources

  • To report suspected human trafficking to federal law enforcement, call 1-866-347-2423, or submit a tip online at ice.gov/tips.
  • To get help from the National Human Trafficking Hotline, call 1-888-373-7888 or text HELP or INFO to BeFree (233733).
  • Live Chat: humantraffickinghotline.org
  • T.O.P. Trafficking | Homeland Security Investigations: 1-866-347-2423

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