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Recognizing and Responding to Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking in Health Center Settings

Resource Topic: Emerging Issues, Clinical Issues, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Special and Vulnerable Populations, Promising Practice

Resource Subtopic: Community, Health, and Housing Partnerships, Behavioral Health, Population Health.

Year Developed: 2019

Resource Type: n.a..

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff Board of Directors C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc) Clinicians Enabling Staff Outreach Staff
Secondary Audience: PCAs

Language: English

Developed by: National Center for Health in Public Housing (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: This webinar provides an overview of the public health issues and the programs provided by two health centers in the United States.

Resource Details: Domestic violence can be physical or psychological, and it can affect anyone of any age, gender, race, or sexual orientation. Human trafficking involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. 10 percent of American women will be sexually assaulted by intimate partners in their lifetime, and intimate partners. Every year, millions of men, women, and children are trafficked worldwide. Recognizing key indicators of domestic violence and human trafficking is the first step in identifying persons at risk and provide the mental and physical support they need before it is too late.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.