Educational Guides and Guidebooks
Combating the Trafficking in Children for Sexual Purposes
This guide was published by the ECPAT Europe Law Enforcement Group Programme against Trafficking in Children for Sexual Purposes in Europe in cooperation with ECPAT International. The resources in this manual are for the use of trainers who are seeking
Caring for Trafficked Persons: A Guide for Health Providers
The International Organization for Migration created this guide with support from the UN Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking.
Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the U.S.
This guide from the Institute of Medicine/ National Research Council Report includes definitions of key terms and an overview of risk factors and consequences; barriers to identifying victims and survivors as well as opportunities for overcoming these barriers; examples of
Handbook on Initial Victim Identification and Assistance for Trafficked Persons
The new handbook aims to reduce human trafficking and protect vulnerable groups such as foreign domestic helpers. Released by the Hong Kong Civil Society Task Force, it includes two sets of forms to determine if a person is a trafficking
Human Trafficking: Guidebook on Identification, Assessment, and Response in the Healthcare Setting
Mass Gen and the Massachusetts Med Society published a manual for healthcare providers on human trafficking to describe the health effects of trafficking and guide practitioners in assessing at-risk and trafficked individuals.
Polaris, one of the nation’s leading anti-trafficking organizations, created the National Human Trafficking Resource Center, offering a series of trainings and reference tools on many issues within trafficking.
Safe Horizon’s Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals: Recognizing Human Trafficking
This powerpoint presentation is a New York City-specific guide to help health care professionals recognize and follow-up on human trafficking victims when they enter the healthcare system.
The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children Practice Guidelines
The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children produced the following report addressing the physician’s role in child trafficking, “The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children: The Medical Provider’s Role in Identification, Assessment and Treatment.”
The IOM Handbook on Direct Assistance for Victims of Human Trafficking
The health chapter provides comprehensive instructions and advice on health and human rights issues, e.g., conceptual frameworks, ethical and safety principles, issues affecting care, special health considerations, medico-legal health aspects, clinical procedures and management, health planning and staff health issues.
The Mental Health Aspects of Trafficking in Human Beings: Set of Minimum Standards
These Minimum Standards aim to provide a guiding tool for all types of organizations who are already acting or are intending to develop programs in the field of combating trafficking.
U.S. HHS - Human Trafficking Leadership Academy: Recommendations for Services to Survivors with Substance Use Disorders
A team of fellows—survivor leaders and ally professionals—developed recommendations on how to improve service provision to survivors of human trafficking who are struggling with co-occurring disorders. The HTLA fellowship is funded by the Office on Trafficking in Persons and the Office
WHO Guidelines for Interviewing Trafficked Women
The World Health Organization created a comprehensive handbook of guiding principles for interviewing trafficked women, entitled “WHO Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Interviewing Trafficked Women.”