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Health Care Response to Human Trafficking

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Augusta Civic Center

76 Community Dr

Augusta, ME 04330

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Human trafficking impacts thousands of people across the globe, the United States, and Maine. To promote understanding of and effective responses to this serious problem, the New England Coalition Against Trafficking, Preble Street, the Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SAFE) program, and the UNE Advanced Nursing Education (SANE) program are cosponsoring Health Care Response to Human Trafficking, a day-long conference in Augusta on Thursday, January 31.

Health care providers, law enforcement officers, social workers, advocates, members of the faith community, and others who work with trafficking victims are encouraged to attend.

Leading national and regional speakers from the healthcare profession, as well as a survivor of human trafficking, will speak on:

  • Statewide human trafficking trends

  • Survivor needs and co-occurring disorders

  • Identification within the health care setting

  • Collaboration strategies

Conference participants will:

  • Increase their ability to identify and work with survivors of human trafficking

  • Examine the importance of collaboration through a multi-disciplinary approach to fighting human trafficking

  • Understand the physical, emotional, and psychological needs of survivors

  • Learn the indicators and signs of a potential human trafficking victim

  • Identify successful intervention strategies with survivors

  • Define success when working with survivors

  • Understand the referral system and resources for survivors

Registration is free. Lunch will be provided.

Application has been made for nursing contact hours.

For questions, please contact Stephanie Bratnick
sbratnick@preblestreet.org | 207.775.0026 ext. 1334

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