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A Comprehensive Approach to Human Trafficking for Health Professionals

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Maryland Hospital Association

6820 Deerpath Road

Elkridge, MD 21075

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The elements of human trafficking can leave a profound effect on victims. Estimates of trafficking victims nationally range from 14,000 to more than 300,000 generating approximately 31.6 billion dollars yearly – worldwide. The ability to identify victims remains a challenge since there is no common stereotype; however, commonalities exist to suggest that identification and prevention can be accomplished. Once identified victims are in need of immediate safety followed by resources for short term and long-term needs.

This seminar will discuss:

  • General indicators for victims of human trafficking
  • Risk factors that make youth vulnerable to trafficking
  • Impact of trafficking
  • Screening tools
  • Impact on physical and psychological health
  • Roles of law enforcement, social workers, and health providers

Presented by

Joyce P Williams, DNP, FAAN, Assistant Professor, Nursing Graduate and Professional Studies, Stevenson University

Social Work CEUs

The Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners certifies that this program meets the criteria for 2 credit hours of Category I Social Work continuing education. Provided by the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence for free.

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There is free parking available at the Maryland Health Association.

Questions?

Please contact Audrey Bergin at mdhccadv@gmail.com.

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