Online Resources Page
- Blue Campaign, Department of Homeland Security, What Can You Do? Recognizing and Supporting Victims in the Courtroom.
- King County CSEC Task Force, Warning Signs a Child is at Risk for Commercial Sexual Exploitation.
- Shared Hope International, Warning Signs of Sex Trafficking.
- Rights4Girls, Fact Sheet: Child Welfare and Domestic Child Sex Trafficking.
- Rights4Girls, Fact Sheet: Domestic Child Sex Trafficking and the Juvenile Justice System.
- Rights4Girls, Issue Brief: Dual System/Cross Over Youth and Trafficking.
RESEARCH & REPORTS:
- Cook County Sheriff's Office, Buyers and Sellers: A Window into Sex Trafficking Report (2017).
- Countryman-Roswurm, Karen, & Shaffer, Victoria, It's More Than Just My Body That Got Hurt: The Psychophysiological Consequences of Sex Trafficking (2015).
- Edelman, Peter, & Epstein, Rebecca, Report by the Georgetown University Law Center on Poverty and Equality: Blueprint: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Domestic Sex Trafficking of Girls (2014).
- Farley, Mellissa, et al., Research by the Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition: Garden of Truth: The Prostitution and Trafficking of Native Women in Minnesota (2011).
- Institute of Medicine and National Research Council of the National Academies, Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States (2013).
- NCAI Policy Research Center, Human Trafficking: Trends and Responses across Indian Country (2016).
- Saada Saar, Malika, et al., The Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: The Girls' Story (2015).
- Serita, Hon. Toko, In Our Own Backyards: The Need for a Coordinated Judicial Response to Human Trafficking (2013).
- Shively, Michael, et al., The National Institute of Justice Report: A National Overview of Prostitution and Sex Trafficking Demand Reduction Efforts (2012).
- Shared Hope International, An Inventory and Evaluation of the Current Shelter and Services Response to Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (2012).
- WestCoast Children's Clinic, Research to Action: Sexually Exploited Minors (SEM) Needs and Strengths (2012).
- Creating a Human Trafficking Strategic Plan to Protect and Heal Native Children and Youth (2015).
- Enhanced Resource Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases (2016).
- Missing Children, State Care, and Child Sex Trafficking: Engaging the Judiciary in Building a Collaborative Response (2015).
SAMPLE COURT ORDERS:
- Center for Children & Youth Justice, Washington State Model Protocol for Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (2013).
- Connecticut Department of Children & Families. Description of the Specialized Foster Care Model for CSEC Victims and High Risk Youth.
- Connecticut Department of Children & Families. Practice Guide for Intake and Investigative Response to Human Trafficking of Children.
- Connecticut Department of Children & Families, Program Guidelines for Girls' Services in Connecticut (2008).
- Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, Human Trafficking Procedures (2015).
- Los Angeles County, Law Enforcement First Responder Protocol for Commercially Sexually Exploited Children.
- Liles, Brandi, et al., A California Multidisciplinary Juvenile Court: Serving Sexually Exploited and At-Risk Youth (2016).
- Los Angeles Superior Court, STAR Court Protocol (2016 Draft).
- Second Judicial District, Children's Court Division, Albuquerque, NM, Program for the Empowerment of Girls Information Pamphlet.
TOOLS & BENCHCARDS:
- Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Questionnaire and Resilience/Stress Questionnaire
- Center for Court Innovation, Responding to Sex Trafficking in Your Jurisdiction: A Planning Toolkit (2015).
- Connecticut Department of Children & Families. Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Decision and Practice Map.
- NCTSN & NCJFCJ. NCTSN Bench Card for the Trauma-Informed Judge and NCTSN Bench Card for Court-Ordered Trauma-Informed Mental Health Evaluation of Child: Sample Addendum.
- NCJFCJ, The CCC Preliminary Protective Hearing Benchcard: A Tool for Judicial Decision-Making (2010).
- Detailed Summary of H.R. 4980, the "Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act.'
- Rights4Girls. Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act, Public Law No. 113-183.
- Shared Hope International (2016) Protected Innocence Challenge: 2016 End of Year Legislative Progress Report.
- ASU School of Social Work, Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research. What You Need to Know: Sex Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation - A Training Tool for Child Protective Services.
- Connecticut Department of Children & Families. Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children MDT Training Presentation.
- LOVE146. Not a #Number Curriculum.
- My Life My Choice. Preventing the Exploitation of Girls: A Groundbreaking Curriculum.
MAINSTREAM MEDIA ARTICLES:
- Brown, Patricia Leigh, "A Court's All-Hands Approach Aids Girls Most at Risk." The New York Times (January 28, 2014).
- Kemp, Kym, "Sex Trafficking and Abuse in the Marijuana Industry: An Investigation Centered in Humboldt." (September 9, 2016).
- Smith, Morgan, Walters, Edgar, & Satija, Neena, "She Was a Sex-Trafficking Victim, but Texas Law Labeled her a Pimp." Texas Tribune (February 16, 2017).
- Therolf, Garrett, "L.A. County reaching out to save children from prostitution." Los Angeles Times (October 10, 2014).
AUDIO & VIDEO RESOURCES:
America's Daughters by Polaris Project
No Such Thing by Rights4Girls
Testimony by Withelma "T" Ortiz Walker Pettigrew Before Congress on Trafficking of Foster Children
Science of Childhood Trauma: The 5 Gestures of Healing by Defending Childhood and Futures Without Violence
The National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking is a partnership of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Rights4Girls, and the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
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