Library for Service Providers

Department of Homeland Security: Blue Campaign

Blue Campaign Resource Catalog

The Blue Campaign has developed comprehensive resources available for public distribution,” including posters, pamphlets, shoe cards, and tear cards.

Loyola University Chicago, Center for the Human Rights for Children; International Organization for Adolescents (IOFA)

Building Child Welfare Response to Child Trafficking


Discussing: (1) Screening tools for child trafficking; (2) Case management tools and resources; (3) Legal protections and advocacy; (4) Resource Guide; (5) Integrating Trafficking Response Protocols and Services within the Child Welfare System (The Illinois Case Study). Additional Relevant Links:

President's Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships

Building Partnerships to Eradicate Modern-Day Slavery, Report of Recommendations to the President (2013)

April 2013

“This report is a call to action for the [federal} government to partner with all parts of the American citizenry, including philanthropic organizations, the business community, institutions of higher education, and the non-profit sector, both religious and secular, to eradicate modern-day slavery. Our country’s leadership is urgently needed to fight this heinous crime.”

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Case Management and the Victim of Human Trafficking: A Critical Service for Client Success, prepared for Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE)

H. Clawson, N. Dutch — June 2008

This Issue Brief focuses on the importance of case management in working with international victims of human trafficking from the point of identification until a victim reaches self-sufficiency. The brief looks at the characteristics of an effective case manager along with the benefits not only to victims, but also other key stakeholders, including law enforcement and service providers. It also examines the challenges to effective case management and the implications for victim recovery. Topics discussed include: (1) Legislative Background and Understanding the Need for Case Management; (2) The Role of the Case Manager; (3) Challenges, Limitations, and Benefits to Case Management; (4) Benefits of Case Management for Victims, Law Enforcement, and Prosecutors; (5) Promising Approaches to Effective Case Management.

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.

Freedom Network USA

Child Trafficking for Labor in the U.S.

September 2012

Discussing: (1) What is child labor trafficking; (2) How are children trafficked for their labor; (3) Challenging to identifying/serving child labor trafficking survivors; (4) Recommendations.