1. Define Human Trafficking and Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000
  2. Explain the difference between Human Trafficking and Smuggling
  3. Discuss types of trafficking and vulnerability factors
  4. Describe traffickers' profiles and their recruitment tactics
  5. Discuss statistics of victims - globally and locally
  6. Health Impact-types of injuries to assist in identification
  7. Describe strategies in aiding in identification and assessment.
    • Explain Patient-Centered Approach
    • Discuss examples of appropriate language
    • Explain importance of documentation
  8. Creation of check list to assist in identifying victims of human trafficking or smuggling
  9. Resources for Healthcare to aid in recognizing, intervening and referring trafficking victims.
    • National Human Trafficking Hotline
    • State Agencies (Texas)

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the types of human trafficking in the United States.
  • Be better able to identify victims of human trafficking in health care settings.
  • Create an objective 'check list' to aid in determining if patient is a victim of human trafficking/smuggling.
  • Identify resources for reporting suspected victims of human trafficking.