The HEAL Education and Training Initiative focuses on educating health care providers about trafficking and making trauma and lived experience-informed, evidence-based training resources more accessible. The Education and Training Initiative leaders are Jordan Greenbaum, MD and Lela Bachrach, MD, MS.
Education and Training Resources for Health Professionals
The HEAL Speakers’ Bureau connects expert speakers with organizations to train on public health and health care responses to trafficking. Our speakers engage audiences at many types of venues in a variety of ways, including keynote speeches, presentations, and panel
HEAL’s two-day Train the Trainer Academy, held annually since 2019, equips health educators with the knowledge and teaching skills to train other health professionals in their communities to respond to human trafficking. The program is currently 100% virtual. Check out
Creating a trafficking response protocol or training curriculum for your health system? HEAL has provided technical assistance across the United States and internationally, and our toolkit is being used in over 60 countries.
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
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
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
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