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Introduction. Human trafficking affects victims’ physical and psychological health. This study aimed to identify the barriers to access, disclosure, and identification in a healthcare setting for potential trafficked youth in Vermont.


Andrea Green, MDCM, University of Vermont College of Medicine

Courtney Schaad, EdM, MA, Give Way to Freedom

Edith Klimoski, MS, Give Way to Freedom


Give Way to Freedom


Access to Health Services, Adolescent Health, Educational and Community-Based Programs, Injury and Violence Prevention, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, Preparedness


Presented at the American Public Health Association 142nd Annual Meeting & Expo, New Orleans, LA, November 18, 2014 as "Barriers to Access, Disclosure, and Identification in Healthcare for Potentially Trafficked Youth in Vermont," by Maya Son, Nishan Bingham, Ben Earle, Sarah Johnson, Sarah Rosner, Courtney Schaad, EdM, Edith Klimoski, MS, Thomas V. Delaney, Andrea Green, and Jan K. Carney, MD, MPH.

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Barriers to Identifying Trafficked Youth in the Vermont Healthcare Setting