Library for Health Care Providers

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Refugee Resettlement

About Human Trafficking, prepared for Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE)

Discusses: (1) Overview of Human Trafficking Issue; (2) Victim Identification and Public Awareness; (3) Assistance for Victims of Human Trafficking; (4) Certification and Eligibility Letters; (5) Trafficking Victim Assistance Program; (6) National Human Trafficking Resource Center.

Safe Horizon Anti-Trafficking Program

Anti-Trafficking Program

Discusses: (1) What is Human Trafficking; (2) Two Main Types of Trafficking; (3) Smuggling vs. Trafficking; (4) Client Assessment.

International Organization for Migration, United Nations Global initiative to Fight Trafficking (UN.GIFT), London School of Hygiene & Topical Medicine

Caring for Trafficked Persons: Guidance for Health Providers

2009

Provides practical, non-clinical advice to help a concerned health provider understand what is human trafficking, recognize its associated health problems, and consider safe, appropriate approaches to providing healthcare for trafficked persons.

U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, Human Trafficking Reporting System

Characteristics of Suspected Human Trafficking Incidents, 2008-2010

April 28, 2011

Discusses the characteristics of human trafficking investigations, suspects, and victims in cases opened by federally funded task forces between January 2008 and June 2010. This report provides information about investigations, persons involved in suspected and confirmed incidents of human trafficking, and case outcomes. Data are from the Human Trafficking Reporting System (HTRS), which was created in response to a congressional mandate in the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2005 for biennial reporting on the scope and characteristics of human trafficking. HTRS captures information on human trafficking investigations conducted by state and local law enforcement agencies in the United States.

Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk, Vol. 2: Iss. 1

Children at Risk

2011

Collection of, links to, articles on human trafficking, including topics on: (1) Awareness, data, policy; (2) Assessing needs, vulnerabilities, survivorship of victims and their children; (3) Runaway and throwaway youth; (4) Sex trafficking of minors; (5) Sex tourism on the Southern Border; (6) Role of health care providers; (7) Resources.

Institute of Medicine of the National Academies: Committee on Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States

Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States - Institute of Medicine

E.W. Clayton, R.D. Krugman, P. Simon — September 25, 2013

“The IOM/NRC report offers recommendations concerning strategies for responding to commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of minors in the United States, new legislative approaches, and a research agenda. The report concludes that efforts to prevent, identify, and respond to commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of minors in the United States require better collaborative approaches. These efforts need to confront demand and the individuals who commit and benefit from these crimes. The recommendations in the report have the potential to advance and strengthen the nation’s emerging efforts to prevent, identify, and respond to commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of minors.”

Institute of Medicine and National Research Council

Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States (2013)

R. Krugman, E. W. Clayton, P. Simon — September 25, 2013

No one sector, discipline, or area of practice can fully understand or respond effectively to commercial sex­ual exploitation/sex trafficking of minors. Participation from/cooperation among numerous individuals and entities—victim/support service providers, health/mental health care providers, legisla­tors, law enforcement, prosecutors, public defenders, educators, commercial sector—is required. Recommends: (1) Developing guidelines for technical assis­tance to support multi-sector collaboration/information sharing; and (2) Creating digital information-sharing platform to deliver reliable, real-time information about how to prevent, identify, respond to domestic commercial sexual exploitation/sex trafficking of minors.