Engaging in Conversations with Potential Survivors

Engaging with African American Youth Survivors of Sex Trafficking

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An IOFA and Courtney’s House webinar: involving the topics of youth sex trafficking, trauma, African-American history in the U.S. and its correlation to human trafficking, understanding the African-American community and how to provide direct services to trafficked youth, and how to engage and how to outreach with

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Bending Towards Justice: Perceptions of Justice among Human Trafficking Survivors

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Urban Institute study

Survivors of human trafficking face many challenges when interacting with the criminal justice system, including misconceptions regarding the nature of their victimization, stigma due to perceived involvement in illegal behavior, and xenophobia. Despite these documented challenges, little is known about how survivors perceive the justice system or

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Disability Etiquette and Using Person First Language

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National Disability Rights Network website

This is the fourth presentation guide in the series. This presentation explains disability etiquette, which are guidelines to to communicating and interacting with people who have disabilities, and how to use person first language. Click here to access the presentation. 

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Engaging in Conversations with Potential Survivors of Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC)

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Fact Sheet

Case managers who work with vulnerable youth may find it difficult to engage in conversations with youth who may be survivors of domestic minor sex trafficking and/or Commerical Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) This Fact Sheet offers suggestions on how to build rapport and strengthen relationships with

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Trauma-Informed Language

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Fact Sheet

When working with vulnerable youth it is important to be empathetic and use empowering, trauma-informed language. Use the following information to guide your conversation with potentially sex trafficked or commercially sexually exploited children/youth. To download the Fact Sheet, please click the link below: Trauma Informed Language  

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