Because human trafficking is a public health issue
The HEAL Trafficking Direct Service Committee works to improve the clinical care for trafficked persons by providing opportunities for service providers to connect, access support, share information and promising practices, identify best practices, and expand the referral network.
Webinars on topics such as:
– “Complex Trauma and Human Trafficking”, presented by Dr. Elizabeth Hopper, Ph.D.
– “The Brain on Trauma: Physiological Cues to Understanding and Working With Trafficking Survivors”, presented by Dr. Naomi Azar, Ph.D.
– ‘Making Exploitation Visible: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation Identification Tool (CSE-IT)”, Presented by WestCoast Children’s Clinic, Oakland, California.
Virtual Salon Conversations Series: The HEAL Direct Service community present their work/organization/program (20-30min), and raise topics/questions to be discussed during the remaining time (30-40min). These conversations are continued on the HEAL Trafficking Direct Service Listserv to engage wider participation and promote the benefits of this exchange to every individual.
Intersection of Human Trafficking and the Opioid Crisis The American Hospital Association’s Hospital Against Violence initiative, in collaboration with HEAL Trafficking and Jones Day, hosts this webinar to aid health care providers in understanding and addressing the role of opioid use for individuals at risk of, currently experiencing,
Where are the intersections of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking? Who is already building brides between the three? Moving forward, how can we continue to build bridges? Moderator: Darci Flynn (https://www.heartlandalliance.org/ins…) Guest Panelists: Sulan Chang (https://mosaicservices.org/who-we-are/staff/) Elyssa Schroeder
Topic: “The Intersection of Mental Health and Healthcare, & the Benefits of Survivor Involvement in Direct Services and Advisory/Leadership/ Training.” WARNING: CONTAINS EXPLICIT CONTENT. Chairs: Dr. Katherine Hargitt, PsyD and Dr. Rachel Robitz, MD Assistant: Lucy Mahaffey Guest Panelists: Nola Brantley, Founder
MODERATOR: Elise Hopper, Ph.D. (Co-Chair, HEAL Mental Health Council) CO-CHAIRS: Katherine Hargitt, PsyD and Dr. Rachel Robitz, MD (HEAL Direct Services) ASSISTANT: Lucy Mahaffey (HEAL Technical Assistant) PANELISTS: Rafael Baustista and Russell G. Wilson — Rafael Bautista is an Expert
Rep. Bennie G. Thompson sponsored a Congressional Panel discussion on human trafficking and mental health July 12, 2018. The panel was moderated by Hanni Stoklosa, MD, MPH, Executive Director of HEAL Trafficking.
Webinar hosted by HEAL Trafficking Direct Services Committee. Chairs: Dr. Katherine Hargitt, PsyD and Dr. Rachel Robitz, MD Assistant: Lucy Mahaffey Panelist: Dr. Anita Ravi, M.D., MPH, MSHP, spoke on the topic of ‘Bridging Medical and Mental Health Services.’ Dr.
Webinar hosted by HEAL Trafficking Direct Services Committee. Chair(s): Dr. Katherine Hargitt, PsyD, and Dr. Rachel Robitz, MD Assistant: Lucy Mahaffey Panelist: Dr. Melinda Lopez, MD, OBGYN at People’s Community Clinic, a FQHC in Austin, Texas, presented her work and