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NASN Adopts Position Statement on Human Trafficking

By NASN Inc., RN posted 09-09-2021 12:04


It is NASN's position that prevention, early identification, and intercession on behalf of the child/youth beset by human trafficking are essential to the student’s psychological and physical well-being, as well as academic success.  The registered professional school nurse, utilizing astute clinical skills, is well-positioned to recognize signs and symptoms exhibited by a child/youth ensnared within the grooming/human trafficking process.  Working in partnership with the school community, law enforcement, child protective services, community-based providers, and social services, the school nurse serves a pivotal role by increasing public awareness of human trafficking and assisting with developing protocols for intervention.

Read the entire NASN Position Statement titled Human Trafficking.