Region V Public Health Training Center

Addressing Human Trafficking in Healthcare Settings

This is an all levels course offering CPH — Free
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2.00 hours


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This training module will help healthcare workers identify victims of human trafficking and know what to do if they encounter a victim of human trafficking within a healthcare setting.

Audience: Healthcare workers and public health professionals across disciplines including but not limited to health educators, nurses, administrators, environmental health workers, and community health worker

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And, "Click on "Course Content" for the entire course. There are several pre- and post- course assessments, and following the arrows will take you directly to the quiz and evaluation (bypassing the course entirely) if you don't click on that link first."

And, "After the course content is done, you will not have a 'Next' button to take you to the evaluation and survey. You will need to navigate to those from the course home page on Canvas."

What You'll Learn

  • Identify the types and venues of human trafficking in the United States
  • Describe potential warning signs that a victim of human trafficking might exhibit
  • Describe screening questions and tools that might be useful to identify victims of human trafficking within the healthcare setting
  • Recognize the legal options available for a victim of human trafficking
  • Describe the need for comprehensive models of care for victims of human trafficking

Competency Terms

Access to Clinical Care
Maternal Child Family Health
Policy Development/Program Planning Skills
Policy, Program, & Service Development
Policy, Program, & Service Implementation
Communication Skills
Written & Oral Communication
Cultural Competency Skills
Population Diversity
Policy, Program, & Service Impacts

Related Occupations

Behavioral Health Professional
Community Health Worker
Health Educator
Home Health Worker
Other Oral Health Professional
Other Physician
Other Registered Nurse-Clinical Services
Physician Assistant
Public health - multiple occupations will benefit
Public Health Dentist
Public Health/Preventative Medicine Physician
Registered Nurse - Community Health Nurse
Social Services Counselor
Social Worker

Related Job Tasks

Investigate, diagnose, and address health problems and hazards affecting the population
Communicate effectively to inform and educate people about health, factors that influence it, and how to improve it
Utilize legal and regulatory actions designed to improve and protect the public’s health