Stand Up to Sex Trafficking: Awareness, Implementation, and Networking (SUSTAIN)
AMWA held PATH SUSTAIN (Stand Up to Sex Trafficking: Awareness, Implementation, Networking) trainings in Arizona and California this month. The training events brought together professionals and trainees in medicine, nursing, and other healthcare fields for 4 hour training sessions on the recognition and management of victims of human trafficking. Co-Presenters with AMWA-PATH’s Dr. Kanani Titchen included Dr. Aisha Mays from MISSSEY (Oakland/Berkeley training), and Dr. Rachel Robitz from UC Davis and Dr. Ron Chambers from Dignity Health (UC Davis training). Community Partners included but were not limited to:
AZ: Florence Crittenton, AZ Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research (STIR), Maricopa Country Attorneys’ Office, and StreetLightUSA.
Oakland/Berkeley: S.H.A.D.E. Movement, San Francisco Collaborative Against Human Trafficking, Freedom House, and H.E.A.T. Watch.
Sacramento/Davis: My Sister’s House, Opening Doors, Sacramento Rescue and Restore, and WEAVE.
Host a PATH training session for free in your community. Contact PATH@amwa-doc.org.