The National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center Sept. 5 at 1 p.m. ET will host a webinar highlighting emerging trends, case studies and best practices for providing supportive services to individuals with disabilities who are at risk or currently experiencing human trafficking. On the webinar, presenters will discuss how to investigate bias, stigmas and risk factors that may lead to victimizing individuals with disabilities; understand contributing factors to susceptibility to trafficking and examine prevention from different lenses; and identify promising practices and service responses that address underlying issues that can put individuals with disabilities at risk. The AHA has many resources for identifying and assisting victims of human trafficking. For more resources from the AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative, click here.

Related News Articles

A witness called for a broad multidisciplinary, multi-strategy approach supported by science and research, similar to the approach used to prevent motor…
Insights and Analysis
Kathleen Hackett, R.N., a nurse at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies…
Hospitals and health systems have a crucial role to play in identifying and assisting victims of human trafficking, and we urge you to join many of your…
The AHA's Hospitals Against Violence initiative, the Department of Health and Human Services’ National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance…
Chairperson's File
Transforming a park overrun with drug dealers and gangs into a safe, open space for recreation and activities for all ages, including youth and older adults.
A shooting yesterday at Mercy Hospital in Chicago left four people dead, including two hospital workers, a police officer and the shooter.