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Primary Sources: Exploring What Works in Treating the Mental Health of Trafficking Victims

March 28, 2011

The authors review the evidence behind mental health treatments for common conditions seen in sex trafficking victims.

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Right on the Money: When Corporations Are Partners, Donations Come Naturally

March 14, 2011

The chief fundraiser for a youth-serving agency shares the steps she took to build a relationship with and secure a donation from one Arkansas company.

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Preparing Staff to Work With Trafficked Youth

March 7, 2011

Thousands of youth are trafficked in the United States every year. The Polaris Project offers several tools youth-serving organizations can use to prepare their staff members to serve these young people well.  

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Ask NCFY: Domestic Human Trafficking of Youth Is a Big Problem That’s Hard to Pin Down

March 1, 2011

NCFY attempts to answer the question "How many youth are trafficked in the United States each year?" Throughout March, we'll be looking at the issue of commercial sexual exploitation of young people.