All Child Exploitation Resources
The federal government identified additional resources that highlight strategies for school safety. Use these resources to learn more about child exploitation.
Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Leveraging the Best Available Evidence
Department of Health and Human Services, 2019
This resource was designed to help states and communities use the best available evidence to prevent ACEs and features six strategies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Technical Packages to Prevent Violence. It focuses on changing norms, environments, and behaviors in ways that can prevent ACEs from happening in the first place as well as to lessen their harms when they do occur.
Child Sex Trafficking Overview
Third Party, 2022
This resource provides an overview of and trends on child sex trafficking as well as the signs associated with child sex trafficking so trusted adults and professionals can recognize potential red flags or indicators.
Human Trafficking in America’s Schools: What Schools Can Do To Prevent, Respond, and Help Students To Recover From Human Trafficking (Second Edition)
Department of Education, 2021
This guide is intended to provide awareness of the current prevalence of child trafficking and the forms it takes; information on risk factors and indicators of child trafficking; details about three prevention tiers and the implications for schools’ role in addressing child trafficking; information on how professional development of school staff and prevention education for students and families can reduce the likelihood of trafficking; and details on how policies, protocols, and partnerships with other community sectors can help prevent trafficking.