Free Training: Recognizing and Responding to Human Trafficking

July 18, 2019
SAFEta is offering a free, one-day training on how to recognize, identify, screen for, and respond to human trafficking in a trauma-informed way. The training event will take place Thursday, August 8, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio.

The training is intended for SANE, Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners (SAFE), or forensic nurse examiners or other health care providers who work with trafficking patients.

After completing the training, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the nature and scope of trafficking
  • Describe the risk factors for individuals who are at risk of trafficking
  • Recognize verbal and nonverbal indicators of trafficking
  • Assess the needs of individuals who have experienced trafficking and deliver appropriate health care services
  • Identify trauma-informed screening tools and techniques for use by health care providers
  • Coordinate services in a multidisciplinary network

To learn more about the event and scholarship opportunities that cover the cost of flight and hotel expenses, visit:

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