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Resources: 3.3 Other Task Force Activities

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Outreach Tools

  • Faces of Human Trafficking Video Series The Series is intended for use in outreach and education efforts of service providers, law enforcement, prosecutors, and others in the community. The series includes information about sex and labor trafficking, multidisciplinary approaches to serving victims of human trafficking, effective victim services, victims' legal needs, and voices of survivors.
  • The Prostitution of Children in America: A Guide for Parents and Guardians This simple fact sheet, from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, is targeted to parents to raise awareness of potential indicators and warning signs of sex trafficking.
  • Human Trafficking in America’s Schools (Jan. 2015) is a guidebook released by the U.S. Department of Education and includes trafficking indicators and a sample school protocol.
  • DHS Blue Campaign Resource Library The Blue Campaign provides information on training and outreach, how traffickers operate, and victim assistance to help keep the public informed. The resource catalog includes general awareness trainings, indicator cards, posters in various languages, fact sheets, and more.
  • HHS/ORR Pocket Card  This is a pocket assessment card for service providers, health care providers, and law enforcement, published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families Office of Refugee Resettlement.
  • Human Trafficking Awareness Video for First Responders (2012) The Office of Health Affairs and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s U.S. Fire Administration collaborated on a public awareness video to help first responders to disasters identify possible victims of human trafficking.
  • Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States (2013). This report shows how schools, police, victim services, businesses, the legal system, and health care systems can play a role in preventing, identifying, and responding to these crimes. For more information and other resources from the report, including an animated video and myths and facts sheet, visit their resource page.
  • Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force Screening Tool This document provides each state agency’s identified training officer(s) with a simple, straightforward, and easy-to-adapt guide to train staff on how to administer the standardized screening tool for identifying trafficking victims. The purpose of the tool is to identify potential victims of human trafficking for referral to appropriate victim services. While the screening questions, suggestions, and indicators are not exhaustive or cumulative in nature, a positive response to the questions may result in a referral to an external organization for a more comprehensive assessment.

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