Child Sex Trafficking Victims Easily Missed by Doctors, Social Workers: Study

March 17, 2015 4:00 PM

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TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most health care workers may lack the knowledge, awareness and training to identify potential victims of child sex trafficking, a new study suggests.

"We need to become more aware that trafficking exists and [more] educated about what we can do to identify and provide resources to victims," said study author Dr. Angela Rabbitt, an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

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