Establishing policies and building capacity of federally qualified health centers to address sex trafficking
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Advocacy for health and health education
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related public policy
Analyze the benefits on engaging the health care delivery system in addressing sex trafficking as a public health issue. Describe the process of developing a policy brief to the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) to inform federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) of the issues involved in combatting sex trafficking from a health care perspective. Define at least two programmatic policies that would better equip FQHCs to identify and treat victims of sex trafficking.
Keyword(s): Health Care Delivery, Special Populations
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I developed the policy brief for the Health Resources Services Administration regarding incorporating human trafficking as a topic area requiring technical assistance for the FQHCs. I am a physician who has extensive experience in human trafficking issues, particularly sex trafficking of minors in the FQHC setting. I served on a Technical Working Group for the federal government's training for health care professionals on human trafficking.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.