Guidance to States and Services on Addressing Human Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children, Youth and Families (ACYF)
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children, Youth and Families (ACYF)
September 2013, 16 pages
This resource contains guidance to States and service programs to build greater awareness and better response to the problem of child trafficking. It includes the following sections: Introduction; The Scope and Nature of Child Trafficking; Understanding the Needs of Victims; Coordination; Screening and Assessment; Intervening to Meet the Needs of Trafficking Victims; Emerging Shelter and Service Considerations; Child Welfare Responses; and Additional Assistance Available to Child Victims of Human Trafficking.