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Human Trafficking Training Feb 9 2017

Human Trafficking Training

February 9, Noon - 1 p.m. 

St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor Auditorium

Human trafficking affects people from all walks of life, and Michigan is  one of the largest recruitment and destinations for trafficking in the country. Do not miss the opportunity to learn from the state’s premier expert on human trafficking and hear the powerful story of a human trafficking survivor and her journey to appointment to the State of Michigan Human Trafficking Commission. In addition, this activity will meet the new Michigan State Licensure Training standards for identifying victims of human trafficking - Rule R 338.2413 Objectives:

  •   Learners will learn how to identify victims of human trafficking
  •   Learners will be able to apply appropriate protocols for human trafficking survivors
  •   Learners will be able to define and discuss the current legislation in Michigan affecting   human trafficking

Presenters: Shelia Meshinski RN, based in the Henry Ford Health System, is a certified forensic and sexual assault nurse examiner and representative on the Human Trafficking Task Force for the State of Michigan. She also serves on the Health Advisory Board on Human Trafficking for the State of Michigan and the Human Trafficking Task Force for Wayne, Macomb and Oakland counties.

We are honored to have a thirteen-year survivor of sexual human trafficking share her story and suggestions for helping potential victims. She currently resides in Southeast Michigan and was appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to the Human Trafficking Commission.

RSVP: aasjcmeprogram@stjoeshealth.org 

Seating is limited and a box lunch will be served. Saint Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor is accredited by the Michigan State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Saint Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Please note: Michigan State Licensees renewing for 2017 must complete training by renewal in 2020; renewals for 2018 by 2021 and renewals for 2019 by 2022. Beginning in 2021, completion of the training is a requirement for initial licensure.

This event is sponsored by St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, Michigan State Medical Society, and Washtenaw County Medical Society

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