Trafficking & CSEC

With Commercially Sexually Exploited Youth
WCSAP Webpage
April, 2011

Relationship-building with youth who have been commercially sexually exploited is no small task. In many cases, abuse, abandonment and betrayal have characterized their relationships with adults and created mistrust. Additionally, they may not see themselves as victims of exploitation or know how they want to move forward.

As advocates, you already have many of the skills you need to support youth who have been commercially sexually exploited. Building rapport with this population is…

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Trafficking & CSEC
Webinar
April, 2017

Attention to commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) in the U.S. has increased significantly with passage of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) and its subsequent reauthorizations. Understandably, most of the focus of law enforcement, government, media, policy makers, service providers, researchers, and funders has been on commercial sexual exploitation of girls (CSEG). Commercially sexually exploited boys (CSEB), on the other hand, who may be considered too few to be…

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Trafficking & CSEC
Webinar
March, 2017

In this informational session, participants will gain:

  • Understanding of the methods and types of exploitation.
  • Knowledge of common red flags and risk factors of Commercial Sexual Exploitation
  • Over view of the basic steps of response to CSEC (Reporting & Exit Process)
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Trafficking & CSEC
WCSAP Webpage
September, 2015

Commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) is a form of child sexual abuse. It is sexual activity involving a minor in exchange for something of value, or promise thereof, to the child or another person or persons. The young person is treated as a commercial and sexual object.

Often when schools and communities request a CSEC program this is connected to increased media attention of CSEC or in response to a recent incident. Programming that defines the violence and focuses on…

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Trafficking & CSEC, CSA Prevention
Book
January, 1997

The directory is a compilation of services, programs, publications, and training that address the issues of child sexual exploitation, child pornography, child abductions, and missing children cases.

  1. Directories
  2. Missing Children
  3. Exploited Children
  • Author: Federal Resources on Missing and Exploited Children: A Directory for Law Enforcement the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
  • Publisher: National Center for Missing…
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Child Sexual Abuse, Trafficking & CSEC
DVD
January, 2002

1 videodisc

"Piñero" tells the story of the explosive life of a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a pre-cursor to rap and hip-hop. After doing time in hard-core Sing-Sing for petty thefts and drug dealing, Piñero's prison experiences developed into the 1974 Tony-nominated play Short Eyes. The resulting notoriety and fame was too much for the Latino bad-boy genius who retreated to the darker corners of New York City. Narrative…

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Child Sexual Abuse, Incarcerated Survivors, Trafficking & CSEC, LGBTQ
PDF
June, 2011

The fact that children are being commercially sexually exploited within the United States continues to come as a surprise. Once conversations around the issue do occur, many hang on to the notion that this is a problem happening "somewhere else." This can make it very difficult for communities to effectively identify and respond to the issue. While it is understandable that many would see the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) as unbelievable, it is becoming quite apparent…

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Trafficking & CSEC
2010 Survey Results and Recommendations
PDF
January, 2011

The information gathered from this survey highlighted those areas that require further attention and additional resources. It also identified that programs have been adaptive and innovative in responding to this problem despite existing resource and knowledge gaps. Some of the practices that are already being implemented, such as system coordination, have proven to be quite valuable in this context but we must also continue to expand our thinking and relationship-building efforts beyond…

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Child Sexual Abuse, Trafficking & CSEC

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