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News Archives

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Can an Adapted Group Therapy Model Help Female Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation?

January 29, 2016

An intervention originally designed for female prisoners shows promise for treating survivors of sexual exploitation and trafficking, a recent study finds.

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Resources to Help Children and Youth Recover from Commercial Sexual Exploitation

January 28, 2016

Connect to information and advice for serving minors.

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In New Orleans, An Anti-Trafficking Task Force Introduces Best Practices and Partnerships

January 27, 2016

From engaging community members to creating a streamlined referral process for services, the Greater New Orleans Human Trafficking Task Force is taking action.

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Q&A: Building the Evidence Base for Preventing Pregnancy Among High-Risk Youth

January 26, 2016

Three FYSB grantees are partnering with Mathematica to measure the results of their programs.

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4 Tips for Leveraging Communities of Faith to Support Victims of Domestic Violence

January 25, 2016

Anti-violence advocates share advice for partnering with faith leaders and encouraging survivors to embrace their spirituality.

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Do Youth Workers Respond Differently to Sex Trafficking Based on Their County Type?

January 21, 2016

Researchers examine youth-serving professionals’ awareness of and experience working with victims of sex trafficking.

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Post Your MLK Day of Service Events on Social Media

January 19, 2016

Tell others what you did to recognize the January 18 day of service.

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Set the Record Straight About Substance Use During National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week

January 14, 2016

Join hundreds of organizations around the country as they "shatter the myths" about alcohol and drug use.

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What Promotes Resilience Among Female Survivors of Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking?

January 13, 2016

Survivors share their stories and motivation for leaving their traffickers.

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From the National Runaway Safeline: Ahmed’s Story

January 12, 2016

See how the National Runaway Safeline supported a young man who needed to vent about his experiences at home.

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In Boston, Exploited Youth Connect with Survivor-Mentors to Build Trust, Community

January 11, 2016

My Life My Choice teams youth and adults with shared experiences to promote healthy, healing relationships.

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Understanding Methamphetamine Use Among Homeless Youth

January 7, 2016

What makes certain youth more likely to use the addictive stimulant and how does it affect their safety?

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Prepare for the 2016 ‘Point-in-Time’ Count

January 6, 2016

We highlight guidelines from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on counting youth ages 18 to 24.

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Organize Police-Youth Dialogues with This Online Toolkit

January 5, 2016

Get step-by-step guidance to facilitate discussions between young people and law enforcement.

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What Makes Youth in Foster Care More Likely to Run Away?

January 4, 2016

Researchers analyze more than 110,000 cases across 39 states.

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