Description: Migrant Clinicians Network, Farmworker Justice, and Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation (FUTURES) are cohosting a learning collaborative (LC) focused on healthcare responses to address intimate
Date: January 27, 2021
Description: Intimate partner violence impacts all communities and segments of our society – but migrant and seasonal agricultural workers (MSAW) may encounter additional disparities and barriers to care that make prevention and supports more complex. Community health centers, in collaboration with community based domestic violence prevention programs can play an important role in addressing these barriers, promoting prevention, and providing a bridge to ongoing support as needed.
On this webinar, Migrant Clinicians Network in partnership with Futures Without Violence will describe clinical response strategies to support migrant and seasonal farmworkers who have experienced intimate partner violence and human trafficking. The presenters will discuss the health impacts of domestic violence and human trafficking and what providers can do to address the intersecting and systemic challenges many farmworkers face when accessing care. Faculty will explore strategies to develop meaningful and effective collaboration between community health centers and local domestic violence service providers to better address the needs of farmworker survivors. We will also explore the value of virtual care coordination for migrants, particularly in the era of COVID-19 restrictions. Faculty will present specific and practical tools that providers can implement to promote prevention as well improve their community health center response.
Time: 10:00 am (PST) / 12:00 pm (CST) / 1:00 pm (EST) / 2:00 PM (AST/Puerto Rico)
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to…