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Using Data to Improve Outcomes for Children and Youth Impacted by Commercial Sexual Exploitation: Recommendations of the CSEC Action Team, Data and Outcomes Workgroup

Final recommendations of the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Action Team’s workgroup on Data and Outcomes to California Department...
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All Hands on Deck: Identifying and Supporting Commercially Sexually Exploited Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

This report details Los Angeles County Probation Department's efforts over the past eight years to better identify and serve youth who have...
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Los Angeles County Detention Interagency Identification and Response Protocol for Commercially Sexually Exploited Children and Youth

This new innovative model for serving commercially sexually exploited (CSE) youth identified through probation detention facilities is the result of a...
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Los Angeles County Law Enforcement First Responder Protocol for Commercially Sexually Exploited Children

Authored by NCYL staff attorneys, Kate Walker and Fiza Quraishi, the Los Angeles County First Responder Protocol is a collaborative approach to...
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Supporting the Mental Health of Youth in Juvenile Court - Resource Guide and Bench Cards

Up to 80 percent of youth in foster care have significant mental health issues as compared to approximately 22 percent of youth in the general...
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Research to Action Brief: Translating Research to Policy and Practice to Support Youth Impacted by Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE)

The CSE Research to Action Brief: Translating Research to Policy and Practice to Support Youth Impacted by Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE) is an...
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Webinar

A Trauma-Informed Approach for Newcomer Immigrant Youth

This webinar presents a trauma-informed approach to judicial decision-making so that all professionals involved in the system may better understand...