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Addressing the Intersection of Substance Use and Housing
The webinar provided attendees with an understanding of how substance use intersects with human trafficking and shared practical examples of best practices to house survivors who may be actively using.
Core Competencies for Human Trafficking Response in Healthcare and Behavioral Health Systems
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP) has released a new report on core competencies, or skill sets that healthcare and behavioral health practitioners should have in order to more effectively identify and serve individuals who have either experienced trafficking or are at risk of trafficking. The goal of these competencies is to improve the response to human trafficking through a more trauma-informed and culturally responsive lens.
Housing Survivors of Human Trafficking During COVID-19
Although housing has always been an essential need for survivors of trafficking, communities throughout the United States are experiencing new challenges with the spread of COVID-19. This fact sheet discusses the challenges and potential solutions for housing survivors of trafficking during the pandemic.
Peer Support Call: Housing Undocumented Survivors of Trafficking During COVID-19
As we navigate the stress and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that anti-trafficking programs may have questions or need support navigating shelter and housing systems. The FNTI Housing Project hosted a peer support call and discussed current challenges and strategies for meeting the housing needs of undocumented survivors during this difficult time.
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.
Trauma-Informed Practices in Shelters
Survivors of trafficking often need housing assistance after exiting their trafficking situation. Domestic violence, homeless or human trafficking specific shelters, unfortunately, may have practices that mirror trafficking experiences and heighten the risk of re-traumatization. This webinar provides participants a foundation for understanding and implementing trauma-informed practices in shelters. Participants explore promising practices for shelters that are centered on self-determination, survivor choice, and trauma-informed services.
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.
Technical Assistance Session: Working with Homeless Shelters to House Survivors of Human Trafficking
This Technical Assistance Session is a follow-up to the webinar on Working with Homeless Shelters to House Survivors of Human Trafficking. Expert panelists respond to questions on best practices for care provision, safety planning, eligibility and effective collaboration with homeless shelters.