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|Document Title:||Human Trafficking Awareness Training [Webpage].|
|Corporate Author:||United States Department of Homeland Security.|
|Abstract:||Includes training for individuals, business, first responders, law enforcement, and federal employees|
|Document Title:||Statement of Melodee Hanes, Acting Administrator, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs Before the Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate at a Hearing Entitled "Training Of Child Protection Professionals to Recognize and Respond to Cases of Child Abuse."|
|Personal Author:||Hanes, Melodee.|
|Abstract:||In this testimony before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts, the Acting Administrator of Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention discusses the importance of training child protection professionals to help them recognize and respond to cases of child abuse and efforts by the Department of Justice in the areas of child protection and youth violence intervention and prevention. The Defending Childhood Initiative is highlighted as a way to help address the exposure of children to violence as victims and as witnesses. The impact of exposure to violence on children is discussed and grants provided to cities...more|
|Document Title:||Sexual Trafficking: Designing Experiential Learning for Health Professional Students (Chapter 7 in Sex Trafficking: A Clinical Guide for Nurses).|
|Personal Author:||Anderson, Barbara A.|
|Abstract:||This chapter focuses on educating the health professional student about the realities of sexual trafficking within the context of vulnerability and resilience. It describes five key components for facilitating experiential learning about sexual trafficking for health professional students: interdisciplinary education, faculty participation, preparation for leaning, face-to-face encounter, and transformational learning. Case studies are included. 22 references.|
|Document Title:||Child Welfare Response to Trafficking [Webinar].|
|Corporate Author:||National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections.
National Association of State Foster Care Managers.
|Abstract:||This free peer-to-peer webinar on child welfare system responses to the trafficking of children and youth was organized by the National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections for the National Association of State Foster Care Managers. The webinar opened with an introduction to the topic by Taffy Compain, National Foster Care Specialist at the Capacity Building Division of the Children's Bureau. Next, the webinar featured presentations from New York and Tennessee, which addressed child welfare system responses to trafficking in those States. New York's presentation provided information regarding the State of New York's definition of trafficking, relevant State law, and...more|
|Document Title:||The Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the Boston Metropolitan Area: Experiences and Challenges Faced by Front-Line Providers and Other Stakeholders.|
|Personal Author:||Macias-Konstantopoulos, Wendy L.,Munroe, Deanne.,Purcell, Genevieve.,Tester, Kristina.,Burke, Thomas F.,Ahn, Roy.|
|Abstract:||Objectives: The commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC), including sex trafficking of minors, is considered a severe form of abuse and violence against minors. We use a public health lens to examine perceptions regarding the context and process of CSEC and sex trafficking of minors in the Boston area, the response of the health care sector, and opportunities to improve the health and well-being of exploited/trafficked minors.Methods: Using case study methodology, we conducted 22 semi-structured qualitative interviews of 25 key anti-trafficking stakeholders active in the Boston area.Results: Key informants identified CSEC involving boys, girls, and transgender youth as a local problem....more|
|Document Title:||CSEC/DMST Foster Care Model Description.|
|Corporate Author:||Connecticut Department of Children and Families.
National Convening on Trafficking and Child Welfare (2015 : Washington D.C.).
|Abstract:||This handout material is from the National Convening on Trafficking and Child Welfare held on June 10-11, 2015, and describes the Specialized Foster Care Model for CSEC Victims and High Risk Youth, a service model that is an off- shoot of the current Connecticut State Therapeutic Foster Care System and is built from and maintained through cross-agency collaboration and in-kind support. Specifically, the model uses specialized training protocols, competency benchmarks, emergency funds, and concrete services such as day programming, case management services, access to emergency clinical services, and transportation from participating agencies to ensure that foster families understand and are equipped...more|
|Document Title:||Sex Trafficking Awareness Videos.|
|Corporate Author:||United States Department of Homeland Security.
|Abstract:||The following dramatized scenarios depict indicators of sex trafficking — a crime committed when a trafficker uses force, fraud, or coercion to compel another person to perform commercial sex acts. Human trafficking victims are often invisible because we do not recognize indicators of human trafficking. Identifying signs of human trafficking and reporting a tip may save a life. Follow the story of "Ericka" as she is recruited into sex trafficking. (Author abstract)|
|Document Title:||Human Trafficking Awareness Training: TIP 101.|
|Corporate Author:||United States. Dept. of State.|
|Abstract:||Human trafficking is a hidden crime, and the first step to combating it is to identify victims so they can be rescued and help bring their perpetrators to justice. The Department of State’s TIP Office, in collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has developed awareness and training materials to help increase awareness and educate on the indicators of human trafficking.|
|Document Title:||Understanding Sex Trafficking.|
|Corporate Author:||United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.
|Abstract:||Sex trafficking exploits women, men, and children across the United States and around the world. Preventing this violation of health, safety, and human rights is necessary for the well-being of people and communities. People can learn more about the problem, and prevention practitioners can use these resources to help prevent sex trafficking. (Author abstract)|
|Document Title:||Not a #Number.|
|Abstract:||Not a #Number is an interactive, five-module prevention curriculum designed to teach youth how to protect themselves from human trafficking and exploitation through information, critical thinking, and skill development. Not a #Number uses a holistic approach focusing on respect, empathy, individual strengths, and the relationship between personal and societal pressures that create or increase vulnerabilities. Effective prevention often starts by raising awareness of harmful stereotypes and attitudes that create vulnerabilities and keep youth from seeking help. The Not a #Number curriculum was piloted in Connecticut, Florida, and Texas through Love146, Aspire Health Partners, and the Connecticut Department of Children and Families...more|
|Document Title:||My Life My Choice [Website].|
|Corporate Author:||My Life My Choice.
Justice Resource Institute.
|Abstract:||My Life My Choice, a Boston, Massachusetts-based program of the Justice Resource Institute, is a survivor-led non-profit organization fighting to end commercial sexual exploitation of children through their survivor-led model. They provide services including survivor mentor-ship, prevention education, professional training, advocacy, and leadership development. The mission is to harness the strength and power of survivors along with creating a network of allies to fight commercial sexual exploitation of children. They are nationally recognized for its prevention curriculum, which is used to empower and educate youth on recognizing the signs of perpetrators and the dangerous reality of the commercial sex industry.|
|Document Title:||Practice Guide for Intake and Investigative Response To Human Trafficking of Children.|
|Corporate Author:||Connecticut Department of Children and Families.|
|Abstract:||This Practice Guide (PG) is designed to be used to provide the necessary guidance to comply with the expectations of the Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) Policy 31-10-6.1. Included are the definitions and terms social workers may hear or use when working with human trafficking victims; the specific steps for intake of reports of human trafficking of children; a decision map for determining the risk of child for human trafficking; and the areas of physical, sexual, substance use, behavioral health and dental care that are to be assessed. Given the critical role of the Regional Human Trafficking Response Team...more|
|Document Title:||Child Welfare Response to Child and Youth Sex Trafficking - Part 1|
|Corporate Author:||Capacity Building Center for States|
|Abstract:||Builds capacity to identify and serve survivors of child and youth sex trafficking. This four module curriculum is designed to help agencies address the sex trafficking provisions in the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act (P.L. 113-183) and is intended for integration into State, territory, and Tribal training programs at the local level. Registration is required to access this learning experience.|
|Document Title:||Child Welfare Response to Child and Youth Sex Trafficking - Part 2|
|Corporate Author:||Capacity Building Center for States|
|Abstract:||As part 2 of a comprehensive plan to develop an array of capacity building resources supporting effective implementation of the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act, this curriculum package increases capacity to identify, report, and/or address the needs of children and youth who are victims of sex trafficking. Registration is required to access this learning experience.|
|Document Title:||Considerations for LGBTQ Children and Youth in Foster Care: Exploring Normalcy as It Relates to P.L. 113–183. [Webinar]|
|Corporate Author:||Capacity Building Center for States|
|Abstract:||Provides an overview of normalcy as it is addressed in the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act (P.L. 113-183) and as it relates to LGBTQ children and youth. This webinar explores strategies for creating age-appropriate activities for LGBTQ young people that support healthy development. Presenters include Traci Tippett, the Center’s LGBTQ Program Area Manager; and Taffy Compain, an LGBTQ specialist with the Children’s Bureau. Registration is required to access this webinar.|
|Document Title:||Intersections of Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, and Sexual Assault. National Organizational Advocacy Roundtable.|
|Corporate Author:||Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence.|
|Abstract:||The Family Violence Prevention and Services Program (FVPSA) convened a national Roundtable on the Intersections of Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, and Sexual Assault designed to inform the advocacy community, the FVPSA Program, and federal partner agencies - the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) and the Office on Victims of Crime (OVC), about the needs, challenges, and intersectionality of trafficking and domestic and sexual violence. The Roundtable’s purpose was to discuss the work of advocates and lessons learned, and to uplift the conceptual and philosophical underpinnings of domestic violence programs and how their approaches support trafficking survivors. To that end, advocates...more|
|Document Title:||Michigan Human Trafficking Commission 2016 Report to the Governor and Legislature.|
|Corporate Author:||Michigan Human Trafficking Commission.|
|Abstract:||This report to the Michigan governor and legislature describes the activities and accomplishments of the Michigan Human Trafficking Commission for 2016. Information is provided on the establishment of the Michigan Commission on Human Trafficking, commission meetings, and the activities of the seven subcommittees of the Commission that address training and education, data and research, victim services, funding and resources, public awareness, policy and legislation, and the planning for a human trafficking summit along with the State Court Administrative Office. Accomplishments of the Commission included: holding its first State-wide human trafficking conference on September 29, 2016; continuing work with the Wayne, Macomb,...more|
|Document Title:||Michigan Human Trafficking Commission 2015 Report to the Governor and Legislature.|
|Corporate Author:||Michigan Human Trafficking Commission.|
|Abstract:||This report to the Michigan governor and legislature describes the activities and accomplishments of the Michigan Human Trafficking Commission for 2015. Information is provided on the establishment of the Michigan Commission on Human Trafficking, commission meetings, and the activities of the seven subcommittees of the Commission that address training and education, data and research, victim services, funding and resources, public awareness, policy and legislation, and the planning for a human trafficking summit along with the State Court Administrative Office. Accomplishments of the Commission included: contracted with the Wayne, Macomb, and Oakland County Medical Societies for the development of an expanded human...more|
|Document Title:||Meredith L. Dank: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children.|
|Personal Author:||Pauli, Celia.|
|Abstract:||This book review of “The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children” (Dank) reviews the content of the book and shares findings that indicate: the need for aggressive outreach efforts to engage the sexually exploited population who are not receiving services, the need for more services for boys and transgender youth, the need for service providers and other professionals to find ways to infiltrate youths’ social networks to delivery necessary services, and the need to train youth agency staff and law enforcement to gain the trust of prostituted youth.|
|Document Title:||Meredith L. Dank: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children.|
|Personal Author:||Adamczyk, Amy.|
|Abstract:||This book review of “The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children” (Dank) reviews the content of the book and shares findings that indicate more services should be available to boys and transgender youth, service providers and other professionals should consider infiltrating youths’ social networks, and that because sexually exploited youth have severe issues with adults and authority, people interested in working with them should be trained to provide sympathetic help without judgement.|
|Document Title:||Protecting Our Children: Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Training for Out-of-Home Care Professionals.|
|Personal Author:||Wampler, Emily.,Hand, Michelle D.,Rainbolt, Kristen.,Stasa, Amy.,Wickersham, Ashley.|
|Abstract:||This curriculum is designed to assist out-of-home care providers with information to enable them to recognize and prevent domestic minor sex trafficking (DMST). It is recommended that the curriculum be taught in its entirety for a total of a three-hour training. Sections of the training address: identification and behaviors of domestic minor sex trafficking victims, engagement and reporting, and domestic minor sex trafficking prevention and advocacy. For each section, training guidelines are provided on the length of the training, objectives, tips for instruction, and guided discussions of handouts and videos available on YouTube. The included handouts list facts about domestic minor...more|
|Document Title:||Trafficking, Exploitation and Modern Slavery E-Learning Course by Virtual College, Guiseley, West Yorkshire in Association with ECPAT UK and Pete Nelson, West Yorkshire Police, 2016.|
|Personal Author:||Hynes, Patricia.|
|Abstract:||This article reviews an e-learning course for those who might come into contact with children or adults who have experienced trafficking. The course is structured around nine core sections that explore the main types of exploitation, who traffickers are, the role of families in trafficking, risk factors, the involvement of organized crime networks, how people gain trust and exploit the hopes and dreams of individuals, safeguarding victims, statutory roles across agencies, investigation and prosecution, and legislation and guidance.|
|Document Title:||Human Services Professionals' Awareness of Human Trafficking.|
|Personal Author:||Hounmenou, Charles.|
|Abstract:||This exploratory study examines the awareness of human services professionals of the problem of human trafficking, and the related federal and state policy responses in Illinois. The purposive sample consists of representatives of member organizations of the Illinois Rescue and Restore Coalition. The findings reveal that the participants' level of awareness of the trafficking policies is correlated with their involvement in trafficking-related trainings. Implications for policy, practice, and research are discussed. (Author abstract)|
|Document Title:||Human Trafficking Response Program Shared Learnings Manual.|
|Corporate Author:||Dignity Health.|
|Abstract:||This manual shares learnings from the Dignity Health Human Trafficking Response (HTR) Program with Dignity Health associates and other health care systems seeking to implement a similar program. It begins by providing background information on the HTR Program, the implementation of a survivor-led and survivor–informed program, and the use of a victim-centered approach and trauma-informed care. Part 2 on establishing a HTR Program reviews programs goals and education and support for staff and the community, program structure and leadership, and the development of a steering committee and service area/regional/factility task forces. Program materials are described that address human trafficking victim response...more|
|Document Title:||Human Trafficking Prevention Education: Guidance for Implementation of Youth Programs.|
|Corporate Author:||Ohio Human Trafficking Commission. Prevention, Education, and Awareness Subcommittee.
Ohio Attorney General's Office.
University of Dayton. Human Rights Center.
|Abstract:||Intended for Ohio educators and community members who seek to educate youth about human trafficking, this guide covers recommended procedures, basic educational standards, tools, resources, training materials, and a list of recommended curricula and outreach programs. It begins with an overview of the training, the legislative requirement for teachers and administrators to have human trafficking awareness training, and a checklist for preparing for teaching students about human trafficking. Components of an anti-human trafficking program are then reviewed and include the following key steps: training and preparation of trainers, community readiness assessment, prepare assessment plan, educate school personnel and parents, identify at-risk...more|
|Document Title:||Caring for Survivors Using a Trauma-Informed Care Framework (Chapter 18 in Human Trafficking Is a Public Health Issue: A Paradigm Expansion in the United States).|
|Personal Author:||Lewis-O'Connor, Annie.,Alpert, Elaine J.|
|Abstract:||This chapter explains the health care delivery system can re-traumatize survivors of human trafficking who are coping with trauma and its myriad effects and presents guiding principles of trauma-informed care that address: respect, patience, rapport, sharing information, sharing control, respecting boundaries, fostering mutual learning, understanding nonlinear healing, and demonstrating awareness and knowledge of interpersonal violence. A case study is offered and recommendations are made. 27 references.|
|Document Title:||Freedom Network USA Annual Impact Report 2016.|
|Corporate Author:||Freedom Network USA.|
|Abstract:||This 2016 annual report discusses the activities and accomplishments of Freedom Network USA, the nation’s largest alliance of experienced advocates advancing a human rights-based approach to human trafficking in the United States. Actions and impacts are summarized that address the following objectives: engage in advocacy with government agencies and legislators to promote the adoption of human rights-based legislation, policies, and programs; develop collaborations with allied organizations to address the root causes of trafficking including abuse, poverty and discrimination; provide training and technical assistance to legal and social service providers, law enforcement and prosecutors, and faith and community groups in the U.S....more|
|Document Title:||Development and Validation of an Instrument to Assess Social Work Students’ Perceptions, Knowledge, and Attitudes About Human Trafficking Questionnaire (PKA-HTQ): An Exploratory Study.|
|Personal Author:||Nsonwu, Maura B.,Welch-Brewer, Chiquitia.,Heffron, Laurie C.,Lemke, Melinda A.,Busch-Armendariz, Noel.,Sulley, Caitlin.,Warren Cook, Sharon.,Lewis, Mary.|
|Abstract:||Objective:This study sought to develop and evaluate the psychometric properties of a tool designed to assess social work students’ knowledge of and perceptions and attitudes toward human trafficking. To achieve this aim, the Perceptions, Knowledge, and Attitudes toward Human Trafficking Questionnaire (PKA-HTQ) was developed and its psychometric properties were evaluated. Specifically, the factor structure and the internal consistency of the PKA-HTQ were evaluated.Methods:Exploratory factor analysis (EFA) and a replication EFA were conducted on two independent samples of university students, an initial validation (n = 325), and cross-validation (n = 212) sample.Findings:The EFA revealed a three-factor structure, that is, self-appraisal of knowledge/skills...more|
|Document Title:||Addressing Human Trafficking From a Regulatory Perspective [Presentation Slides]. Presentation by Sophia Papadimos, Anti-Trafficking Coordinator for the State of Ohio, Ohio Department of Public Safety. October 24, 2017.|
|Personal Author:||Papadimos, Sophia.|
|Abstract:||This slideshow presentation reviews the crime of human trafficking and Ohio’s regulatory response to address human trafficking. It begins with information on how trafficking occurs, examples of human trafficking strategies, the typology of modern-day slavery, the global scope of human trafficking, types of labor trafficking, types of sex trafficking, and vulnerability to victimization. The following part explains provisions in the federal Trafficking Victims Protection Act and the goal of Ohio’s State laws in preventing trafficking, providing training and awareness, and increasing penalties for offenders. Ohio’s regulatory response is then discussed, including the establishment of the Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force, the...more|
|Document Title:||National Center for Missing and Exploited Children [Website].|
|Corporate Author:||National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (U.S.)|
|Abstract:||This federally funded website provides information on missing and exploited children in the United States and offers resources to parents, victims, and professionals. Information is provided on specific children who are missing, steps parents should take if their child is missing, parent tips for helping children set physical boundaries, and resources for assisting parents and victims. Links provide information on runaways, family abductions, online exploitation, foster children who are missing, and child sexual exploitation. Types of assistance provided by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children are reviewed and include family and victim support services and professional training and materials....more|
|Document Title:||Policy Statement: Global Human Trafficking and Child Victimization.|
|Personal Author:||Greenbaum, Jordan.,Bodrick, Nia.|
|Abstract:||Trafficking of children for labor and sexual exploitation violates basic human rights and constitutes a major global public health problem. Pediatricians and other health care professionals may encounter victims who present with infections, injuries, posttraumatic stress disorder, suicidality, or a variety of other physical or behavioral health conditions. Preventing child trafficking, recognizing victimization, and intervening appropriately require a public health approach that incorporates rigorous research on the risk factors, health impact, and effective treatment options for child exploitation as well as implementation and evaluation of primary prevention programs. Health care professionals need training to recognize possible signs of exploitation and to...more|
|Document Title:||Caring for a Child Who Has Been Sexually Exploited.|
|Personal Author:||Fursland, Eileen.|
|Abstract:||This book is designed to assist professionals and parents caring for children in foster or residential care who have been affected by child sexual exploitation. It begins by explaining what child sexual exploitation (CSE) is, the grooming of children by perpetrators, and the changing models of CSE. Chapter 2 then describes characteristics of children most at risk, signs of CSE, and assessing the risk of CSE. The recognition and response from agencies of CSE is discussed in Chapter 3, along with the role of multi-agency CSE teams. Chapter 4 reviews the criminal justice process, working with the police, and strategies for...more|
|Document Title:||Prevention Of Human Trafficking Starts In Foster Homes.|
|Personal Author:||Fernandes, Pamela Q.|
|Abstract:||Steps to prevent foster children from entering human trafficking are discussed and include: create an environment of acceptance, encourage visitors to foster homes, teach them problem solving skills, maintain connection with their family and existing social network, educate children about human trafficking, encourage foster family communication, prevent homelessness, and train foster families.|
|Document Title:||Identifying Human Trafficking Victims.|
|Corporate Author:||Joint Commission. Division of Healthcare Improvement.|
|Abstract:||This brief explains the United States is one of the largest markets and destinations for human trafficking victims in the world, and the role health care organizations can play in identifying and helping victims of human trafficking. Information is provided on vulnerable populations for human trafficking, and key signs of human trafficking, including poor mental health or abnormal behavior indicators, poor physical health indicators, and other indicators. Following sections describe health problems that may alert health care providers to human trafficking and list sample screening questions for human trafficking victims. Guidelines for medical providers to follow if they suspect human trafficking...more|
|Document Title:||Service Providers' Perspectives On Sex Trafficking Of Male Minors: Comparing Background And Trafficking Situations Of Male And Female Victims.|
|Personal Author:||Cole, Jennifer.|
|Abstract:||Even though it is documented that sex trafficking of male minors occurs, limited research has focused on this type of commercial sexual exploitation. Data was collected via telephone interviews from 323 professionals who worked with at-risk youth and/or crime victims/offenders in all counties in a mostly rural state in the U.S. Half of the respondents had worked with at least one victim of child sex trafficking, and of these 161 respondents, 57.8% had worked with at least one male victim. To contextualize the data on male minor victims, quantitative analysis was conducted comparing the close-ended and themes identified in open-ended responses...more|
|Document Title:||Corrected #17-68-09C: Sex Trafficked Children and Youth Investigative Protocols [Minnesota].|
|Corporate Author:||Minnesota Department of Human Services.|
|Abstract:||Intended for local social services agencies in Minnesota, this report explains new requirements for a child protection response to reports of children and youth are known or suspected to be sex trafficked. It focuses on the implementation of Public Law 114-22, Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, and subsequent Minnesota Statutes, section 626.556, subdivision 2(n), modified in the 2016 legislative session. It begins by reviewing changes to federal law that require State agencies to assure the following provisions and procedures: consider any child who is identified by an agency as a victim of sex trafficking or severe forms of trafficking as...more|
|Document Title:||Human Trafficking: A Guide for Criminal Justice Professionals.|
|Corporate Author:||Wisconsin Office of the Attorney General.|
|Abstract:||This guide is designed to assist Wisconsin criminal justice professionals and agencies in evaluating their preparation for recognizing the crime of human trafficking, protecting victims, and holding perpetrators accountable. Following an introduction, Wisconsin human trafficking laws and federal anti-trafficking statutes are reviewed. Common myths and misconceptions that can prevent criminal justice professionals from recognizing signs of trafficking are addressed, and indicators of human trafficking are listed. Additional information is provided on how traffickers control victims, victim behavior in a criminal justice setting, and recommendations for ensuring the safety and well-being of victims. Criminal justice professionals are urged to collaborate to improve...more|
|Document Title:||Sheriff Perceptions Of Juvenile Trafficking And Juvenile Trafficking Services.|
|Personal Author:||Hancock, Katy.|
|Abstract:||The trafficking of juveniles has been increasing in the United States; yet, research suggests that policies and services to address juvenile trafficking are lacking. Sheriffs are uniquely positioned to help address the crime of trafficking, so their training and access to services are important. In addition, while the perceptions of those implementing policy is essential for policy integrity, little is known about sheriff perceptions of juvenile trafficking and how these relate to agency policy. Electronic surveys about juvenile trafficking were completed by 81 sheriffs in 9 states. Results indicated that sheriff perceptions of juvenile trafficking were not uniform and the perceptions...more|
|Document Title:||Learning Materials and Resources [Website].|
|Corporate Author:||United States. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.|
|Abstract:||This website provides links to materials from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, and other organizations to help parents and professionals recognize and respond to child traumatic stress. Links are provided for information for parents and caregivers, military families, educators and school personnel, professionals in health and other systems, technical assistance, and the media. Links to policy briefs on child sex trafficking and the impact of intimate partner violence on child trauma are also included.|
|Document Title:||The Role of the Art Educator in Meeting Needs of Students Who Are Victims of Human Trafficking (Chapter 7 in Art for Children Experiencing Psychological Trauma).|
|Personal Author:||Johns, Beverley H.,Hunter, Adrienne D.|
|Abstract:||Children who are victims of sexual trafficking face many challenges. They may have sexual diseases, they may have their own children, and they have physical and psychological scars. This chapter provides information about human trafficking, the challenges faced by children who are or have been victims of human trafficking, and the vital role of the art teacher in meeting the needs of these students within the art room. Suggestions of ways in which the art teacher can be involved are discussed, including: being informed about human trafficking, being alert to signs of student distress, monitoring one’s own attitudes around these students,...more|
|Document Title:||2019 Law Enforcement Assessment of Sex Trafficking in Wisconsin.|
|Corporate Author:||Wisconsin. Department of Justice.
Wisconsin. Bureau of Justice Information and Analysis.
Wisconsin. Division of Criminal Investigation.
Wisconsin. Office of Crime Victim Services.
|Abstract:||In 2019, the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) administered a survey to law enforcement agencies to gather information about their perceptions, policies, and data entering practices related to human trafficking incidents in their jurisdictions. A total of 305 law enforcement agencies covering 91% of the State’s population completed the first part of the survey, and 203 agencies covering 65% of the population completed the second part of the survey. The survey found 118 incidents of human trafficking were entered into local law enforcement records management systems between 2014-2017, with an additional 139 incidents that were either prostitution or human trafficking. In...more|