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What is Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE)

Paths to the Prevention and Detection of Human Trafficking
Potentially traumatic events occurring in childhood that may lead to chronic health problems, mental health issues, and other challenges that may persist to adulthood. They are categorized into abuse (physical, emotional, and sexual), household challenges (e.g., substance abuse, mental illness, parental separation or divorce, incarcerated household member), and neglect (physical and emotional).
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The Role of the Pediatric Healthcare System in Preventing, Identifying, and Responding to Child Trafficking
Carmelle Wallace (University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA), Kara Huls (University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA), Charli Cohen (University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA), and Kathleen Vincent (University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA)
Copyright: © 2022 |Pages: 33
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-3926-5.ch009
This chapter aims to describe the role of the pediatric healthcare system in the prevention and identification of children and youth who are trafficked, and what the pediatric healthcare response should entail. To help providers understand the relevance of this work, the authors provide a detailed context for trafficking in children, specifically with regards to risk factors, special populations, vulnerabilities, and healthcare interactions, and then delve into an exploration of the evidence base describing pediatric health care provider knowledge, studied interventions, screening tools and strategies, and the pediatric provider response. Summary tables and case vignettes are included to provide the reader with helpful quick references.
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Stemming the Opioid Crisis With Three-Year-Olds in Rural America: More Than Just Saying No!
Abuse, neglect, and traumatic events that happen before a child turns 18 and are associated with chronic health conditions, decreased quality of life, deficient educational outcomes and potential early death.
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