Justice U Certification: Healthcare Response To Human Trafficking
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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5 Required Steps
- Earn “Justice U Healthcare Series: Human Trafficking Awareness Badge” 1 time.
- Earn “Justice U Healthcare Series: Human Trafficking Health Impact Badge” 1 time.
- Earn “Justice U Healthcare Series: Human Trafficking Assessment Badge” 1 time.
- Earn “Justice U Healthcare Series: Human Trafficking Response Badge” 1 time.
- Earn “Justice U Healthcare Series: Collaborative Engagement to Address Trafficking Badge” 1 time.