Stand Up to Sex Trafficking Awareness, Implementation, Networking (SUSTAIN) Series

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Date & Location
Saturday, May 26, 2018, 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Baylor College of Medicine, Room M112, Houston, TX

Target Audience
Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Counseling, Family Practice, Gynecology/Obstetrics, Psychiatry, Social Work, Surgery, Pediatrics


The AMWA-PATH curriculum includes what is considered essential information for health care professionals to know about sex trafficking. The American Medical Women's Association's Physicians Against the Trafficking of Humans (AMWA-PATH) has created a two-part curriculum on human sex trafficking.

The curriculum covers:

  • What Is Sex Trafficking?
  • Where Is Sex Trafficking?
  • How Are Humans Trafficked?
  • Why Should We Care?
  • Sex Trafficking & Health Care
  • What Can We Do?
  • Barriers to Care: What Are They?
  • The Physician’s DilemmaNow What?
  • The PATH to recovery

  • Objectives

    At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
    1. Describe scope and prevalence of the problem of sex trafficking in the United States
    2. Recognize the warning signs that raise suspicion for possible sex trafficking victimization
    3. Incorporate screening of suspected victims of trafficking into routine practice
    4. Clinically evaluate and treat any patient suspected of being sex trafficked


    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Indiana University School of Medicine and American Medical Women’s Association, Physicians Against the Trafficking of Humans. The Indiana University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Indiana University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of  3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Indiana University School of Medicine has been approved by the Indiana Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist and Mental Health Counselor Board to provide Category I Continuing Education program.  This activity qualifies for 3.75 Category I CEU as outlined by the Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board.

    For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact the CME office at 317-274-0104 or One week advance notice will allow us to provide seamless access. Please ensure to specify the accommodations you need in order to participate.