From the Street for the Street: Healthcare tips on Human Trafficking
By attending this webinar, you will: - Understand the elements that define human trafficking and the various ways they might manifest. - Recognize the key red flags and indicators for how they present in a clinical setting. - Understand the importance of trauma-informed practices and protocol when working with victims of human trafficking. - Have the key resources and connections in reporting suspected human trafficking while maintaining HIPAA Privacy Protocols
Rachel D. Fischer
BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P
Rachel is a forensic nurse from Detroit, Michigan. She has a B.S. in Nursing and works as an Emergency RN at a level 1 trauma center. She specializes in human trafficking research and rescue and finding missing children.
She came to Houston, Texas to help build forensic nursing programs to aid in proper medical care and better outcomes of survivors of violence. She testifies as an expert witness in state and federal courts and does legal nurse consulting for both the prosecution and the defense. She gives lectures to various medical professions on forensic medical care, human trafficking and strangulation.
Rachel travels locally and internationally doing public speaking, trainings and interventions for human trafficking and victims of violence. She explains multidisciplinary approaches meeting victims' needs to bring families justice and hold offenders accountable. Rachel uses her nursing background to speak to multiple healthcare disciplines on identification of trafficking victims using verbal and non-verbal cues. She gives tips on rapport building and post discharge recommendations with a medical mindset. To address the “what’s next” question after identification.
Provider approved by the California State Board of Nursing, Provider # CEP17490 for 1 continuing education credit
This course is - Clinical / Accredited
1. Understand the lived experience of a sex trafficking survivor and the dynamics of human trafficking
2. Interpret street language and tactics used in the "Life" to pick up cues and effectively communicate with patients
3. Utilize techniques learned to be trauma informed and understand the what's next after identification