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Working with Patients Experiencing Human Trafficking

December 2019

Through Healthy Teen Network’s partnership with the University of Maryland School of Social Work’s Prevention of Adolescent Risk Initiative, this elearning unit is available to learn about sex and labor trafficking. This unit is focused on specifics for the state of Maryland, but participants from any state can learn about sex and labor trafficking as well.   

 Suggested prerequisite: Human Trafficking 101 

 Estimated Time: 25 minutes 

This elearning is designed to equip medical providers with tools and information to recognize and serve victims of trafficking. By the end of this training, you should be able to describe the variety of medical circumstances that might bring trafficking victims/survivors into a medical setting; describe how to identify if a patient may be trafficked; and describe at least three steps providers can take if they believe a patient has been or is being trafficked, including using trauma-informed practices. 

 Learning Objectives 

By the end of this elearning unit, participants will be able to… 

  1. Describe the variety of medical circumstances that bring trafficking victims/survivors into a medical setting; 
  2. Describe how to identify if a patient may be trafficked; and 
  3. Describe at least 3 steps providers can take once a patient indicates they have been or are being trafficked, including trauma-informed practices. 

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