Provides information on how runaway and homeless youth are recruited into labor and sex trafficking, risk and protective factors, and understanding victim-centered, trauma-informed approaches to working with youth who have been trafficked. The report offers tips for safety planning, screening for history of trafficking, and understanding and addressing the needs of victims. It cites research demonstrating that caring adults and high school graduation are protective factors against trafficking.
Human Trafficking in Youth-serving Programs: A Blueprint for Organizations Working with Street Youth, Homeless Youth, and Youth at Risk
Department of Health and Human Services