Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Human Trafficking and Child Welfare: A Guide for Child Welfare Agencies

Authors/Editors

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Publisher(s)

Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth and Families

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

July 2017, 20 pages

Description of Resource

This resource explores how child welfare agencies can support children who are victims of human trafficking, as well as children who are at greater risk for future victimization. It provides background information about the issue, including its scope and relevant Federal legislation and initiatives, and strategies that agencies can implement to address the trafficking of children. State and local policy and program examples also are provided.

Languages

English

Availability

https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/trafficking-agencies/