133 – An Ethics Overview

Co-host Dave Stachowiak and Dr. Sandra Morgan have a conversation with Retired Deputy Chief Derek Marsh who currently serves as the Bureau of Justice Assistance visiting fellow of human trafficking. In this episode, they discuss the ethical dilemmas that are faced when addressing human trafficking. When addressing human trafficking through the law enforcement, health care, or victim service provider perspectives, there are specific ethical dilemmas that become complicated when taking a victim-centered approach. There are a lot of different value systems that existence which shape our moral perspectives. One of the challenges Dr. Morgan faced early on in her career was understanding how to meet legal requirements in the tension of moral obligations. Derek Marsh helps pinpoint how to adopt, communicate and apply ethics in our field of work.

Resources:

Derek Marsh- BJA Fellow

A Question of Values- Hunter Lewis (1990)

Anti-Human Trafficking Certificate Program

Ensure Justice Conference

Global Center for Women and Justice

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Sandie Morgan

Sandie Morgan, PhD, RN is recognized globally for her expertise in combatting human trafficking and working to end violence against women. As Director of Vanguard University’s Global Center for Women & Justice (GCWJ), she oversees the Women’s Studies Minor as well as teaching Family Violence and Human Trafficking.

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