Identifying human trafficking victims in our midst: A public health response

When:
June 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
2018-06-05T08:00:00-04:00
2018-06-05T13:00:00-04:00
Where:
MGH Institute of Health Professions
2 Constitution Plaza
Boston, MA 02129
USA
Contact:
Michael Busnach
(617) 724-9387

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Social Workers
  • Case Managers
  • Counselors
  • Nurses
  • Physician Assistants
  • Physicians
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Pharmacists
  • Community health care workers
  • Outreach workers
  • Other key providers and staff who have patient contact

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:  
  • Describe the issues of human trafficking as a public health issue.
  • Discuss the types of human trafficking.
  • Explicate a framework of trauma-informed care for persons who have experienced human trafficking.
  • Recognize and identify the physical and mental health consequences of human trafficking in your clinical practice and patient interactions.
  • Examine the role of law enforcement and governmental agencies in addressing human trafficking.
  • Access general social service referrals.

FORMAT

Live workshop from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Overview:  The purpose of this workshop is to address the critical role of the interprofessional team in addressing the identification, assessment, evaluation, management, and follow-up of individuals who are trafficked. A trauma-informed care model will be explored for application in clinical practice by all members of the interprofessional team.