24-7 EMS Online: Human Trafficking: An EMS Perspective

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Product Code: EMS1135

Human trafficking is a widespread and diverse issue impacting a variety of vulnerable individuals and communities. EMS providers may come into contact with human trafficking victims as an unintended consequence of a medical emergency. Consequently, they may be a direct line to help for someone who has been trafficked. EMS providers can also offer unconditional support and empathy to victims of trafficking, who may feel mistrustful of law enforcement or first responders, serving as a bridge to other services and safety.

This course reviews what human trafficking is, its pervasiveness, and what EMS providers can do to recognize and respond to human trafficking.

Featuring Rodney Daniels, MA, EMT, Asst Fire Chief (retired). Sarah Nedeau, New Day Manager at New Avenues for Youth and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the Oregon Attorney General Sexual Assault Task Force. Ashley Anstett, Criminal Justice Coordinator, Oregon Attorney General's Sexual Assault Task Force. Robin Miller, survivor, advocate, and lived experience expert. Nita Belles, Author, Founder and Executive Director of In Our Backyard. Thomas Countermine, NRP, TP-C, Supervisory Special Agent, Homeland Security Investigations. John Johnson, NR-EMTp, Firefighter/Paramedic, Mobile Fire Department. Christopher Shannon, NR-EMTp, Captain, Firefighter/Paramedic, Howard County, Maryland.

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