Education and Training
The HEAL Education and Training Committee focuses on educating health care providers about trafficking and making relevant, evidenced-based training resources more accessible.
Our leaders are Jordan Greenbaum, MD and Lela Bachrach, MD, MS.
If you are interested in having someone from the HEAL Trafficking Speaker’s Bureau present at your event, please fill out this form with the details of your request.
Education and Training Resources for Health Professionals
Human Trafficking in the ED - What you need to know
Human trafficking is a devastating crime, where a human being’s labor is exploited through force, fraud, or coercion, for someone else’s profit. For survivors, connecting to support in the community can be incredibly difficult, and may come at the expense
Assessment Tool for Health Care Provider Human Trafficking Training
This tool was developed in collaboration between the Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking and HEAL Trafficking. It was featured in the 2020 U.S. State Department Trafficking in Persons Report; is being utilized in 8 countries as a standard-setting metric in
Identification, Trauma-Informed Care, and How Human Trafficking Affects the Victim's Health
HEAL Trafficking created this three-part training series for the International Organization for Migration, Finland on responding to human trafficking. Links to the trainings can be found here: Identification – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s85xsgEQ69A Caring for Victims of Trafficking 1/3: Identification. First part in the
Essential Components for a Health Professional Trafficking Training
HEAL Trafficking Education and Training Committee. (2018). Introductory Training on Human Trafficking for U.S. Health Care Professionals: Essential Content. Los Angeles, CA: HEAL Trafficking.
Simulation Based Education Subcommittee
The HEAL Subcommittee on Simulation Education promotes the inclusion of simulation as a tool for teaching healthcare practitioners to identify, treat, and refer victims of human trafficking. The subcommittee recommends aligning all simulation activities with best practices as defined by
HEAL's Protocol Toolkit
HEAL Trafficking and Hope for Justice’s Protocol Toolkit
This systems toolkit is designed to help professionals working in health care settings develop a protocol to respond to potential victims of human trafficking who present to their facility. To receive a copy of HEAL's New Protocol Toolkit,
Other Education Initiatives and Resources
Clinical Education Modules & CMEs
Select online clinical education modules and continuing medical education (CME) resources on human trafficking
Educational Guides and Guidebooks
Select guides, guidebooks, and other resources on human trafficking and health
Select videos on human trafficking and health
Select webinars on human trafficking and health
Other Educational Resources
Other educational resources on human trafficking and health