EMERGING PRACTICES WITHIN CHILD WELFARE RESPONSES

EMERGING PRACTICES WITHIN CHILD WELFARE RESPONSES

Human Trafficking Briefing Series, May 2013

Get help, report a tip, and learn more by calling the National Human Trafficking Resource Center at 1-888-3737-888 or text BEFREE. The child welfare system provides an important safety net to protect youth who are vulnerable to human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. Professionals in the child welfare system are in a position to lead efforts in strengthening the identification, prevention, and early intervention in child trafficking cases. This briefing provides a non-exhaustive list of examples of efforts already underway across the United States, spotlighting simple and low or no cost solutions that child welfare agencies have put into practice.