Outreach to Vulnerable Youth

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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Outreach Materials for Youth Service Providers

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Cook County Human Trafficking Task Force - Outreach Documents

The following two-page factsheet was created by the Cook County Human Trafficking Task Force’s Training Subcommittee for professionals serving youth. This would include school social workers, runaway and homeless youth providers, child welfare staff, as well as anyone who engages with vulnerable youth populations. The tool is

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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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