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MDHHS issues RFPs seeking providers to help survivors of human trafficking – Grants available!

As part of its efforts to eradicate human trafficking and provide victims with needed supports for recovery, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is seeking proposals to improve services for survivors of human trafficking. The department is issuing two requests for proposals (RFPs). The Community Services RFP is open to public or nonprofit […]

Source: MDHHS issues RFPs seeking providers to help survivors of human trafficking – Greening Detroit

Trafficking in Michigan: Survivors, advocates say issue is not new, but awareness heightened – Gaylord Herald Times: Top-gallery

Trafficking in Michigan: Survivors, advocates say issue is not new, but awareness heightened

note: This is the first of a two-part series examining trafficking in Michigan. Part 2 will appear in the Friday, Jan. 22, edition of the Herald Times. MICHIGAN—Mindy Hughes, a Michigan sex trafficking survivor, author and public speaker,

Source: Trafficking in Michigan: Survivors, advocates say issue is not new, but awareness heightened – Gaylord Herald Times: Top-gallery

Hospitals train staff to spot victims of human trafficking – Modern Healthcare

Experts who have studied human trafficking say a victim’s most promising lifeline could be a healthcare provider. That’s why a number of hospitals and health systems around the country have launched training programs for their staff on how to identify and treat trafficking victims.

Source: Hospitals train staff to spot victims of human trafficking – Modern Healthcare

U.S. Senator Peters pushes for human trafficking training for health care professionals

Senator Peters pushes for human trafficking training for health care professionals.

“About 80 percent of human trafficking victims included in a study had seen a health care provider during the time of their victimization, said Dr. Alan Janssen, director of the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Genesys Regional Medical Center.”

http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2015/04/knowing_how_to_identify_human.html