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January 2013

And Boys Too

Author(s): Sara Ann Friedman
This paper discusses the lack of recognition of the commercial sexual exploitation of boys in the United States.
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January 2013

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

With support from the Department of Justices (DOJ) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council formed a committee to conduct a study of crimes of sexual exploitation as they affect citizens and lawful permanent residents of the United States under age 18. The committee was asked to recommend strategies for responding to commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of minors in the United States, new legislative approaches, and a research agenda.
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December 2012

Defending Childhood: Protect, Heal, Thrive

Defending Childhood: Protect Heal Thrive by the Attorney Generals National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence, US Department of Justice (December 2012)
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  • NRCDV Publications
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December 2012

Violence During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period

Author(s): Sandra L. Martin, Jennet Arcara, McLean D. Pollock
This Applied Research paper provides research findings concerning violence against pregnant and postpartum women, discusses some of the strengths and limitations of these studies, and concludes with comments concerning the implications of this work for practice and research.
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October 2012

Helping Children Recover from Exposure to Trauma: Resources for Child Care Providers and Parents

This is a document provides information on helping children recover from trauma. It provides links to resources and training modules for early childhood educators.
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August 2012

Child Victims of Human Trafficking

This fact sheet provides information on human trafficking of children in the United States, what human trafficking is, reporting human trafficking, the responsibilities of government officials, assistance for child victims, how to obtain assistance for foreign child victims and the care for unaccompanied or separated child victims.
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July 2012

Trafficking in Persons Symposium: Final Report

This report summarizes best practices for responding to child trafficking, as identified by the 127 participants, as well as their recommendations for addressing current challenges. The report served as the foundation for the development of the AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program's current training programs for states and communities.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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June 2012

Parenting Interventions for Men Who Batter

Author(s): Katreena Scott, Fernando Mederos
This Applied Research paper provides an overview of the research on the commonalities and controversies surrounding parenting interventions programs for men who batter with an emphasis on improving outcomes for women and child survivors of domestic violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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June 2012

Practical Considerations for Parenting Interventions for Men who Batter

Author(s): Katreena Scott, Fernando Mederos
This Applied Research paper provides an overview of the practical considerations related to parenting interventions programs for men who batter. These include questions about program length and organization, referral routes, specific program content, and nature of collaboration between agencies.
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May 2012

Promoting Recovery and Resilience for Children and Youth Involved in Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems

This document reports on the SAMSHA initiatives to promote appropriate care for young people involved in the juvenile justice or child welfare systems who have experience trauma. 
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January 2012

Youth Services Policy Development Tool

This tool outlines the key elements in building comprehensive, coherent, and youth survivor-centered organizational policies, including which policies a project team should have, why those policies are important, and how to develop those policies effectively. Within each section of the tool are examples of policy language selected from current Youth Services grantees who have developed and implemented successful programs or sample language.
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January 2012

Clergy as Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect

This report gives a state-by-state accounting of when clergy are mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect.