Title: Know the Signs of Child Trafficking 

Contributor: Love146

Summary: This website discusses prevention and survivor care for children involved in human trafficking. The red flags of youth trafficking are provided along with resources on how to help.

 

Title: Protecting Trafficked and At-Risk Youth: Federal and State Laws Explained

Year: 2021

Contributor: Dr. Celia Williamson, Emancipation Nation

Summary: This podcast, the first of three on the topic, discusses federal laws with regards to child trafficking and child welfare. Dr. Williamson interviews the National Consultant on Anti-Trafficking Policy and Practice to take a closer look at federal laws and responses to trafficking.

 

Title: Foster Care and Human Trafficking 

Year: 2020

Contributor: Jessica Miller, Voices for Children

Summary: Recruitment and grooming in the foster care system, statistics on trafficking of youth and ways to get involved in fixing this system are reviewed in this informative source.

 

TitleSelf-Regulation for Adolescent Survivors of Sex Trafficking: An Occupational Therapists Perspective 

Contributors: Elyse Harmon; Becki Cohill OTD, OTR/L; Susan MacDermott, OTD, OTR/L; Karen Park, OTD, OTR/L, University of Saint Augustine

Summary: This research presents the long term effects of trafficking for adolescents and how it often affects self-regulation of sleep, eating and additional daily tasks.

 

Internet Safety:

Title: Resources for Parents, Educators & Communities

Contributor: NetSmartz

Summary: This page provides presentations on internet safety for children and adolescents of all ages. Tip sheets on gaming safety, cyberbullying and much more are also listed.

 

Title: Internet Safety 

Contributor: Sharedhope International

Summary: This webpage contains information and educational materials on internet safety, sexting and tips for how to keep children safe online.

 

Title: Online grooming: What it is, how it happens, and how to defend children

Year: 2020

Contributor: Thorn

Summary: This resource discusses grooming, both online and in person, and how to educate youth on the realities of grooming.

 

Title: Thorn Research: Understanding Sexually Explicit Images, Self-Produced by Children

Year: 2020

Contributor: Thorn

Summary: This thorough and pertinent research provides evidence of how sexting and self-produced images by youth are able to be exploited. Victim-blaming and the simplicity of sharing and re-sharing has allowed this issue to grow with minute repercussions.

 

Sexual Education:

SourceAMAZE

Summary: AMAZE is an online platform created to provide positive, affirmative, and honest sexual education and resources on sex, sexuality, puberty, and relationships for kids and teens. AMAZE was founded on the belief that sexual development is a natural and healthy part of growing up, and open communication regarding sexuality is essential to the health and wellbeing of young people. AMAZE contains a wealth of age-appropriate articles and videos that cover topics such as contraception, consent, gender identity, porn, and healthy relationships.

 

TitleGood Pictures Bad Pictures Jr: A Simple Plan to Protect Young Minds

Contributor: Kristen A. Jenson (Author), Debbie Fox (Illustrator)

Summary: This book for children addresses unsafe photos, behaviors and instances in an age-appropriate manner.

 

Empowering Youth:

Title: From At-Risk to Advocate: Equipping and Empowering Students

Contributor: Engage Together

Summary: This resource discusses how to empower students of all ages to be educators and advocates for anti-human trafficking efforts.

 

 

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