Emily/Leo Case Scenarios

Instructions:

  1. Choose a Reporter
  2. The Reporter records your group’s responses either on the Word document or handwrite on notebook paper
  3. The Reporter may tell the entire training group of your small group’s responses
  4. You will have ten (10) minutes to complete the activity
    1. Read the scenario
    2. Answer the two (2) questions at the bottom of EACH scenario

Scenario

Emily: 15-year-old Emily comes in for her well visit. The person at the front desk and the MA both notice that she avoids eye contact and smells like marijuana. When the provider looks at Emily’s completed risk screening tool, she notices that Emily has had sex before and has tried a drug of some kind. The provider asks a couple of follow-up questions to find that Emily has had sex with nine people and has tried alcohol and marijuana. Emily may or may not share she met a guy on Instagram who told her she could be a model, and he offered to pay her for nude pictures of herself and her friends.

Questions to Answer:

  1. Considering all the information, does this appear to be a case of human trafficking? Why or why not?

  2. What you might notice in your role and whether or not you’d be concerned?

Scenario

Leo: The front desk staff notices Leo, a 17-year-old boy, is getting food from the garbage and he is dressed in long sleeves despite warm temperatures. While Leo is waiting for a walk-in appointment for back pain, the front desk staff asks the social worker to talk to Leo. The social worker can meet briefly with Leo before he sees the provider for his back pain. After building trust and asking some screening questions, the social worker finds out Leo moved here for an education. Leo is undocumented. Leo lives with his sponsor who must do chores for and the sponsor’s friends.

Questions to Answer:

  1. Considering all the information, does this appear to be a case of human trafficking? Why or why not?

  2. What you might notice in your role and whether or not you’d be concerned?