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)
Secondary Audience: PCAs
National Center for Health in Public Housing
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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.