Justice U Certification: Healthcare Response To Human ​Trafficking​

Justice U Certification: Healthcare Response To Human ​Trafficking​

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Earners of this Certification from Justice U have earned all five course-level badges in the Justice U Healthcare Response to Human Trafficking.

This series addresses the following learning objectives, by course:

Human Trafficking Awareness for Healthcare Professionals

  • Define human trafficking and related terms that could affect healthcare.​
  • Distinguish common myths from facts about human trafficking.
  • Identify vulnerable populations and risk factors, as well as how they connect with your work in healthcare.
  • Define key factors that are behind trafficking behaviors.
  • Recognize key trafficking indicators and how these might appear in a healthcare setting.
  • Describe how to report suspected human trafficking as a healthcare professional.
  • Describe challenges that can arise when working to end human trafficking.
  • Recognize the role of key organizations and agencies working to address human trafficking.
  • Describe ways members of a healthcare team can work together to address human trafficking.

Health Impact of Human Trafficking

  • Describe how knowing the health impact of human trafficking relates to being able to recognize indicators.
  • Recognize physical health conditions associated with human trafficking.
  • Recognize mental health conditions associated with human trafficking.
  • Describe how substance use and abuse affect health impact, related to human trafficking.
  • Describe how age and stage of development relate to the health impact of trafficking.
  • Describe how barriers to health care relate to the health impact of human trafficking.

Human Trafficking Identifications & Assessment in Healthcare

  • Recognize how trafficked persons seek health care and what barriers to accessing care they experience.
  • Describe patient barriers to trafficking disclosure and HCP barriers to identification of trafficking.
  • Identify and describe beneficial approaches, such as trauma-informed care, to improve identification and assessment of human trafficking among patients.
  • Recognize potential indicators of human trafficking.
  • Identify screening options for human trafficking.
  • Describe factors for improving identification and assessment within physical exam components.
  • Describe aspects of documentation that can improve identification and assessment, while also preserving privacy and confidentiality.
  • Describe the benefits of  a human trafficking response protocol, related to identification and assessment.

Human Trafficking Protocols in Healthcare

  • Describe the benefits of working with a human trafficking response protocol.
  • Recognize the critical components of an effective human trafficking protocol.
  • Recognize the value of incorporating patient-centric approaches into protocols for trafficked patients.
  • Identify key aspects of safe screening, assessment, and initial response procedures.
  • Identify key aspects of effective physical exam and documentation guidelines.
  • Identify legal protections and restrictions for providers and trafficked persons.
  • Identify key aspects of knowledgeable referrals and coordinated case management.
  • Recognize the value of debriefing and evaluation procedures.
  • Analyze practices and protocols within your own facility.

Collaborative Engagement in Healthcare to Address Human Trafficking

  • Identify opportunities and barriers for engagement of various health professionals, within the organization.
  • Identify opportunities and barriers for engagement between healthcare organizations and their surrounding communities.
  • Recognize ways that leaders in healthcare organizations can effectively support better engagement around responding to human trafficking.
  • Analyze possible engagement needs within own facility and community.

How to share your digital credential:

Once you have earned this credential, simply follow the instructions you receive by email from Justice U via Credly. (These instructions are sent to the same email address you use for your Justice U account.) Once you have logged in to Credly and accepted this credential, you will also find sharing instructions, which include options for LinkedIn, a PDF download, and sharing to other social media accounts.

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