Recognize common indicators and “red flags.” Discuss the approach for a patient who is a suspected victim of trafficking.
Vania Aguilar, MS, STAC Board member, is the keynote speaker for STAC’s training on August 16, which will focus on human trafficking and its intersections with immigration.
Human Trafficking: What You Need to Know Special Focus: Human Trafficking and Immigration 1 to 3 p.m. August 16, 2019 United Church in Tallahassee 1834 Mahan Dr., Tallahassee *NOTE: These monthly trainings are free, but registration is required. Please register below. U.S. citizens and foreign nationals can be victims of sex and labor trafficking. This Read more about Human Trafficking and Immigration[…]
The New Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report is out – one of the most comprehensive looks at human trafficking around the world. This report ranks nations on their work toward arresting traffickers and protecting victims. “This year’s report focuses on effective ways local communities can address human trafficking proactively and on how national governments can Read more about Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report[…]
by Rita Weinstein Quincie Hamby has a host of interests and passions, all connected to her love of travel. At the intersection of her interest in exotic cultures and people and her passion for art and design is the exquisite jewelry she creates. “I am always working on new lines that express my attachment with Read more about Quincie Hamby: Creative Genius and True Friend of STAC[…]
We encourage all parents and caregivers to have an open dialog with children about online safety. Below are Teensafe’s 2018 recommendations of some apps to be aware of that could make children vulnerable. Please share! Read more at TeenSafe.com
The American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence is offering the following webinars on human trafficking and the justice system: Survivor Reentry Project Webinar Series Two: Post-Conviction Advocacy for Survivors of Human Trafficking The following FREE webinars will be offered in this series: GENERAL CLE WILL BE OFFERED FOR WEBINARS 1, 2, AND Read more about Webinar Series with FREE CLE! Post-Conviction Advocacy for Survivors of Human Trafficking[…]
Learn the ten key messages that Unicef recommends parents and caregivers share with their kids: Educate yourself on the issue, and learn the signs of a trafficked victim. Don’t accept friend requests from people you don’t know on social media. Traffickers commonly use sites like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to lure their victims. Be aware Read more about How to Talk to Kids About Human Trafficking[…]
In an article entitled “Hidden in Plain Sight” on the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) site, Dr. Kimberly Chang, who has uncovered multiple cases of childhood sex trafficking in her Bay area health center practice stated, “They are invisible, hidden from us, but sometimes, in plain sight. They can be cooks in our restaurants, Read more about Hidden in Plain Sight: Human Trafficking Training for Healthcare Professionals[…]
Traffickers stalk and lure teen and tweens by using social media. They might pose as someone else or begin a relationship that later becomes dangerous and controlling. Are you aware of what apps your child is using? The infographics below by the Idaho Anti-trafficking Coalition are a great starting point in educating parents and caregivers, Read more about ATTENTION Parents and Caregivers of Teens: Teens, Social Media, and Human Trafficking[…]