Human Trafficking and Child Welfare: A Guide for Child Welfare Agencies
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth and Families
July 2017, 20 pages
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.