Covenant House New Jersey announced today that a new screening tool is changing the way victims of human trafficking are being provided life-changing services at its programs throughout New Jersey. The new screening tool, Quick Youth Indicators for Trafficking (QYIT),
On June 11, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) added new data collection fields on human trafficking for federal fiscal year 2019, among the 279 new codes, 143 revised codes, and 51
This one hour webinar, featuring HEAL’s Drs Kimberly Chang and Hanni Stoklosa, introduces a public health framework for human trafficking, which allows communities to identify and respond to the complex needs of all survivors of human trafficking while addressing the
A policy brief developed by the Research-to-Policy Collaboration with support from the Society for Community Research and Action. Prepared through the Research-to-Policy Collaboration with the support of the Society for Community Research and Action and the following organizations. Authors: Elizabeth Long, Joan Reid,
Cole, M., Daniel, M., Chisolm‐Straker, M., Macias‐Konstantopoulos, W., Alter, H., & Stoklosa, H. A Theory Based Didactic Offering Physicians a Method for Learning and Teaching Others About Human Trafficking. AEM Education and Training.
New ICD-10 codes will help shift the paradigm from criminal justice to a public health perspective, but further research is needed on the costs of human trafficking. On Oct. 1, new ICD-10 codes will go into effect to document conditions
Bessell, S, Baldwin SB, Vandenberg ME, Stoklosa H. Human Trafficking and Health Care Providers: Lessons Learned from Federal Criminal Indictments and Civil Trafficking Cases. Human Trafficking Legal Center and HEAL Trafficking; 2017.
White Paper: Preventing Human Trafficking Using Data-driven, Community-based Strategies, an outcome of the Congressional Briefing, “Preventing Human Trafficking: Research on How to Stop Trafficking Before It Starts” November 2, 2017. Raising awareness alone is not sufficient to prevent human trafficking. Coordinated, community-based
Shandro, J., Chisolm-Straker, M., Duber, H. C., Findlay, S. L., Munoz, J., Schmitz, G., Stanzer, M., Stoklosa, H., Wiener, D. E., & Wingkun, N. (2016). Human trafficking: A guide to identification and approach for the emergency physician. Annals of
Gibbons, P., & Stoklosa, H. (2016). Identification and treatment of human trafficking victims in the emergency department: A case report. Journal of Emergency Medicine, 50(5), 715-719. DOI: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2016.01.004
Stoklosa H, Dawson MB, Williams-Oni, F, Rothman E. A Review of U.S. Healthcare Institution Protocols for the Identification and Treatment of Victims of Human Trafficking. Journal of Human Trafficking . 2016; 1-9.
Stoklosa H, Showalter E, Melnick A, Rothman E. Healthcare Providers’ Experience with a Protocol for the Identification, Treatment, and Referral of Human Trafficking Victims. Journal of Human Trafficking. 2016; 1-11.
Willis B, Onda S, Stoklosa HM. Causes of maternal and child mortality among Cambodian sex workers and their children: a cross sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2016 11 21; 16(1):1176. PMID: 27871322.
Ahn, R., Purcell, G., McGahan, A. M., Stoklosa, H., Burke, T. F., Conn, K., & Konstantopoulos, W. M. (2015). Innovations in Antihuman Trafficking Efforts: Implications for Urbanization and Health. In Innovating for Healthy Urbanization (pp. 79-96).
Chisolm-Straker, M., Alter, H., Holly Atkinson, H., Lippert,S., Losonczy, L., Miller, C., Stoklosa, H . American Public Health Association. Policy statement: Expanding and Coordinating Human Trafficking-Related Public Health Research, Evaluation, Education, and Prevention (201516). Adopted at the 2015 Annual Meeting,
Buller AM, Vaca V, Stoklosa H, Borland R, Zimmerman, C. . Labour exploitation, trafficking and migrant health: Multi-country findings on the health risks and consequences of migrant and trafficked workers. International Organization for Migration and London School of Hygiene and
“Ending human trafficking: Health workers help to identify victims: Global problem reaches inside U.S. borders,” by Teddi Dineley Johnson. The Nation’s Health, American Public Health Association, October 2010.
Anti-trafficking activists enlisting health providers By Dan Goldberg, Politico Legislators and medical groups are stepping up efforts to help health care providers better identify victims of human trafficking, as the opioid epidemic sparks fears that an enduring problem is escalating.