Many people think sex trafficking happens only in third-world countries, but it’s also pervasive in the U.S. Nurses are in a prime position to identify possible victims of sex trafficking when they seek medical treatment in the ED, free clinics, physician offices and other locations. But too often those opportunities are missed.
For Additional Information:
Human Trafficking Awareness Training: http://www.dhs.gov/blue-campaign/awareness-training
Interactive Online Trainings & Pre-recorded Webinars: http://www.polarisproject.org/what-we-do/national-human-trafficking-hotline/access-training/online-training
Article: Human Trafficking Training Needs for Healthcare Professionals: http://digitalcommons.library.tmc.edu/childrenatrisk/vol2/iss1/8/