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Trauma-informed Care

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More Resources to Identify and Provide Assistance to Youth Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation
We share two more tools to help you identify, understand, and serve victims and survivors.

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Can an Adapted Group Therapy Model Help Female Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation?
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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Do Youth Workers Respond Differently to Sex Trafficking Based on Their County Type?
Researchers examine youth-serving professionals’ awareness of and experience working with victims of sex trafficking.

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Screening and Assessment Tools for Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs
Use these tools to decide what types of interventions and services each young person in your care needs.

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Top NCFY Content of 2015
See which articles were most popular in 2015.

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Q&A: Gary Harper on Positive Effects of the National Runaway Safeline’s Home Free Program
Researchers explore the program's impact on family dynamics and young people's future risk behaviors.

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#NCFYtalk Recap: Complex Trauma and Homeless Youth
With the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, we hosted a November 20 Twitter chat on helping young people who experience multiple traumatic events.

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National Runaway Prevention Month 2015: 10 Questions to Screen Runaway Youth for Sexual Abuse
Researchers and police teamed up to create and test 10 questions that screen runaway youth for sexual abuse.


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