Florida's Center for

CHILD WELFARE

Information and Training Resources for Child Welfare Professionals

Sexual Exploitation of Children (a.k.a. Human Trafficking)

How to Report...

A Child in Florida:
Florida Abuse Hotline
Phone: 1-800-962-2873
Report Online: Florida Abuse Hotline

A Child outside Florida or Adult:
National Human Trafficking Hotline and Resource Center
Phone:1-888-373-7888 or text "HELP" or "INFO" to 233733
Website: National Human Trafficking Hotline and Resource Center

Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Exploitation
Phone: 1-800-633-3572
 


Florida Resources

Department of Children and Families Human Trafficking Page

Florida Statewide Council on Human Trafficking

Florida Legal Best Practices Guide for Protection of Child Victims
of Human Trafficking (DCF, 2009)

Florida Organizations that Assist Human Trafficking Survivors (Resource Directory)

Florida's Safe Harbor Act

National Resources

Polaris Project

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

United Abolitionists

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign

U.S.Department of Justice

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Policy and Procedures

CFOP 170-14 - Response to the Human Trafficking of Children (Nov'17)

DCF Memo - Update on the Training Requirments for Specialized Human Trafficking Designation (12/1/17)

DCF Memo - Revisions to CFOP 170-14, Response to the Human Trafficking of Children (11/21/17)

DCF Memo - Human Trafficking Screening Tool (HTST)
and Level of Human Trafficking Placement Tool (1/12/16)

DCF Memo Training Requirements for Specialized Human Trafficking Designation (7/22/14)

Federal Guidance to States on Human Trafficking of Children and Youth (ACYF 2013)

FSFN How Do I Guide - Commercial Sexual Exploitation of a Child (2013)

FSFN User Guide - Commercial Sexual Exploitation of a Child (2013)

FSFN Hotline Job Aid Human Trafficking of Children (Jan'09)

Human Trafficking Screening Tool Administration Guide (1/12/16)

Human Trafficking MDT Staffing Form (2017)

Human Trafficking MDT Staffing - Training Webinar Slides (2017)

Level of Human Trafficking Placement Tool (July '16)

Screening, Placement and Services for Sexually Exploited Children
and Young Adults Reporting Checklist (1/12/16)

Screening, Placement and Services for Sexually Exploited Children
and Young Adults Reporting Checklist - GUIDELINES for Reporting(1/12/16)



Other Multimedia Training Resources

NEWSurvivor Teachings: A Process of Healing and Hope (2020) (1.5 hour)

NEWIt Takes A Village. The Gate Keepers Code: Responding to Sexual Crimes Against Children (2020) (1.0 hour)

NEWInto the Virtual: Supporting Survivors of Sex Trafficking During the COVID-19 Pandemic (2020) (1.0 hour)

Update on Human Trafficking Legislation (2020) (1.0 hour)

Human Trafficking Overview for the Hotline (01/26/2016) (0.5 hours)

Publications

NEW What Parents and Caregivers Need to Know About Human Trafficking (DCF, 2020)

NEW State by State Definitions of Human Trafficking (CWIG/Children's Bureau, 2020)

NEW Report Card on Child and Youth Sex Trafficking (Shared Hope International, 2020)

Human Trafficking Glossary and Definitions

A Historic Opportunity to Reform the Child Welfare System: Youth & Alumni Priorities on Special Populations (NPC, 2020)

Human trafficking Victimization Among Youth Who Run Away From Foster Care (Children & Youth Service Review, 2019)

Human Trafficking: Response in Florida

Warning Signs of Child Sex Trafficking

Human Trafficking and Child Welfare: A Guide for Caseworkers (CWIG, 2017)

Child Sex Trafficking in America--A Guide for Child Welfare (2016)

Helping Young People Escape from Commercial Sexual Exploitation

Child Sex Trafficking in America: A Guide for Child Welfare (NCMEC, 2015)

Child Trafficking and the Child Welfare System (Polaris, 2015)

Human Trafficking: Information and Resources for Emergency Healthcare Providers

Sex Trafficking Fact Sheet (DHHS)

Social Services Indicator Card (NCMEC)

Traffic Stop: A Discussion about Child Welfare and Judicial Strategies... (SharedHope, 2014)

Trauma Treatment and Mental Health Recovery for Human Trafficking Victims (HHS 2008)

Misc.

Brevard Human Trafficking Symposium-Devereux Info (Jan. 2021)