Juvenile Sex Trafficking

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A Five-Year Analysis of Child Trafficking in the United States: Exploring Case Characteristics and Outcomes to Inform Child Welfare System Response.

Child trafficking is prevalent and poses a serious problem in Kentucky and throughout the United States. Though Kentucky successfully passed the Safe Harbor law in 2013, no residential treatment programs exist in Kentucky specifically for children who have been trafficked, … Read More

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Examining the Link: Foster Care Runaway Episodes and Human Trafficking

Children and youth who run from foster care placements are a growing concern among policymakers andpractitioners.1,2 A large number of youth in foster care run away from their placement at least once, and manydo multiple times. Running from care is … Read More

Human Trafficking and Child Welfare: A Guide for Caseworkers

Child welfare caseworkers can be an invaluable resource in helping communities respond to the human trafficking of children. Children involved with child welfare are at risk for being targeted by traffickers because of their potentially unstable living situations, physical distance … Read More

Human Trafficking, Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes, and Commercial Sexual Exploitation. Pursuant to Act 564 Louisiana 2014 Regular Session. Annual Report, February 2018.

Human Trafficking, Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes, and Commercial Sexual Exploitation. Pursuant to Act 564 Louisiana 2014 Regular Session. Annual Report, February 2018. Report to the Louisiana Legislature.Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services.2018http://www.dcfs.louisiana.gov/assets/docs/searchable/Child%20Welfare/PlansReports/Human%20Trafficking%20Report%202018.pdf ALSO AVAILABLE: Report to the Louisiana … Read More

OJJDP’s Model Programs Guide (MPG)

This online resource of evidence-based juvenile justice and youth prevention, intervention, and reentry programs, has added three new literature reviews. MPG literature reviews provide practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on more than 40 juvenile justice topics and programs. … Read More