The Resource Library includes fact sheets, promising practices, tools, templates, and training materials developed by subject-matter experts with direct experience working with survivors. Resource topics address current trends and challenges in the field.
Search Results 15 matching results for "Promising Practices"
Addressing the Intersection of Substance Use and Housing: Parents and Guardians
This webinar is part two of the Intersection of Substance Use and Housing training recorded on April 1, 2021. The webinar built on the previous training while focusing on serving survivors who identify as parents or guardians. The presenters discussed best practices in serving parent survivors while maintaining a trauma-informed, person-centered, and voluntary services housing model.
Housing First: Improving Access to Housing for Youth Survivors
This fact sheet discusses the principles of Housing First, and how these principles benefit youth survivors of trafficking.The fact sheet also makes suggestions on best practices when working with youth survivors of trafficking, and how these practices can be implemented.
Accessing Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs) for Trafficking Survivors
This resource discusses what Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs) are, who is eligible to receive them, and how anti-trafficking programs can partner with public housing agencies (PHAs) and Continuums of Care (CoCs) to receive referrals for EHVs.
Youth Systems Infographic – Printable 2 Page Version
This 2 page, printable infographic provides a visual representation of the pathways of services and housing options that youth survivors of human trafficking may have access to. This resource is intended for service and housing providers who work with youth and youth survivors of trafficking.
Housing First for Youth Survivors of Trafficking
Youth survivors often have limited options and access to housing services or are placed in housing situations that may not be trauma-informed. Survivors of human trafficking between the ages of 13-24 have additional and specialized needs that housing programs need to account for. This webinar introduces the concept of Housing First for youth survivors. It addresses common practices found in youth programs that are harmful to survivors and how trauma-informed, survivor-centered practices can be implemented.
Housing Solutions for Male Survivors of Trafficking
Identifying and accessing housing options for male survivors can be difficult. Shelters and housing programs often cater to female survivors of trafficking, excluding boys and men. This webinar addresses practical ways service providers can be more responsive to the needs of male survivors and explore housing options that have been useful after exiting a trafficking situation.
Follow-Up Technical Assistance Session: Trauma-Informed Practices in Shelters
This technical assistance session is a follow-up to the webinar on Trauma-Informed Practices in Shelters. Expert panelists dive into case scenarios and answer questions on promising practices for shelters that are centered on self-determination, survivor choice, and trauma-informed services.
Collaborating with Homeless Shelters to Serve Survivors of Human Trafficking
Homeless shelters are designed to provide emergency housing to individuals and families experiencing homelessness. Survivors of trafficking may utilize homeless shelters as an emergency housing option. This fact sheet discusses collaboration with homeless shelters in order to serve survivors of trafficking.
Standards of Care for the U.S. Anti-Trafficking Field
This white paper explores establishing Standards of Care for the anti-trafficking field in the United States. The author discusses the need to establish basic guidelines to ensure consistent service provision regardless of the geographic area in which services are accessed.