EMS has an important role to play in the effort to end human trafficking. As responders who are often the first to arrive at a scene, EMS practitioners are in a position to look for key indicators to identify potential victims, provide the appropriate care and access to resources, and potentially save a life.” – Noah Smith, NHTSA Office of EMS.
This presentation will cover an overview of human trafficking in NH with a focus on information specifically tailored for EMS providers.
Learning objectives include:
- understand the definition and underlying dynamics of human trafficking
- learn the nature and scope of human trafficking in NH
- identify indicators and red flags in an EMS/healthcare context
- review best practices for responding and reporting