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How Your Court Can Address Child Sexual Exploitation

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How Your Court Can Address Child Sexual Exploitation

Juvenile justice system professionals are often unaware of or misinterpret the circumstances of commercially sexually exploited youths. As a result, many victims of sexual exploitation are criminalized instead of being diverted to appropriate resources and services. To fill this gap in understanding, the NCJFCJ designed this toolkit to help courts fill the gaps in identifying exploited youth, providing appropriate services, and preventing criminalization of behavior caused by exploitation.

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