The IOM Handbook on Direct Assistance for Victims of Trafficking (2015) This handbook, developed by the International Organization for Migration, provides guidance and advice necessary to effectively deliver a full range of assistance to victims of trafficking from the point of initial contact and screening up to the effective social reintegration of the individuals concerned.
HHS Toolkits for Social Service Providers Published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families, these toolkits provide background information and guidance for social service providers to identify and communicate with victims of human trafficking.
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.
Needs Assessment for Service Providers and Trafficking Victims (2003) This document reports the findings from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) National Needs Assessment of Service Providers and Trafficking Victims. The needs assessment was designed to answer the questions of what services exist for trafficking victims; how responsive these services are to victims; what barriers there are to providing services; and what assistance/support service providers need to serve trafficking victims.
Communicating Effectively With Limited-English Proficient Individuals This video series from the Department of Justice, designed for federal personnel, notes appropriate responses to limited-English proficient (LEP) individuals. The training provides case scenarios that guide the viewer to determine the most appropriate ways to interview and respond to LEP individuals.
Intersection with Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault