Region V Public Health Training Center

Human Trafficking in the Healthcare Setting

This is an all levels course offering CHES, CNE, and CPH — Free
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3-5 minutes


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.

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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
Cultural Competency Skills
Population Diversity
Relationship Building

Related Occupations

Behavioral Health Professional
Community Health Worker
Health Educator
Health Officer
Home Health Worker
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse
Other - Schools
Other Management & Leadership
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 - Unspecified
Social Services Counselor
Social Worker
Student - Professional & Scientific

Related Job Tasks

Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community
Investigate health problems, including environmental health
Provide education to the public
Respond to emergencies
Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety
Link clients to needed personal health services and ensure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable
Deliver direct health services to clients
Meet with clients for purposes other than delivering direct health services
Ensure competent public and personal health care workforce