Human Trafficking: The Role of the Health Care Provider
Title: Human Trafficking: The Role of the Healthcare
Date Recorded: May 14, 2014
Description: What can health care providers do to help victims of human trafficking? Many health care providers, who interact with human trafficking victims, are unaware that these crimes occur and often are not prepared to respond to victims, survivors, and those at risk. This webinar will provide clinicians with knowledge on trafficking and give specific tools for screening, assist victims in the clinical setting, and understand reporting requirements. Participants will have the opportunity to hear from a human trafficking survivor, and explore opportunities for improving practice and policy.
- Understand the background and statistics of human trafficking.
- Describe ways in which health care providers can identify and assist victims and survivors.
- Identify screening tools and understand reporting requirements.
- Understand how programs and services can be designed to be more supportive and avoid re-traumatization.
- Wendy Macias Konstantopoulos, MD, MPH Medical Director, Human Trafficking Initiative, Division of Global Health & Human Rights; Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; Harvard Medical School
- Natalie McClain, PhD, RN, CPNP Clinical Associate Professor, William F. Connell School of Nursing, Boston College
- Holly Smith Survivor of human trafficking
- Frances Ashe-Goins, MPH, RN, ADN, BSN Associate Director for Partnerships and Programs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health