Intervene: Identifying and Responding to America’s Prostituted Youth is a unique resource designed to improve identification and response to victims of sex trafficking. Created by professionals, vetted by a multi-disciplinary committee of experts and survivors, the Practitioner Guide provides instruction on the vulnerability factors of potential victims, common recruitment and grooming tactics, methods of control and coercion used by pimps and gangs, and the impact of trauma on survivors.
It prepares the user to implement the accompanying Intake Tool, a tiered set of strength-based and trauma-informed questions designed to identify exploited youth while reducing the risk of retraumatization. This package includes two training videos (Intervene and Gang TRAP) that expand on key principles addressed in the Practitioner Guide.
- Intervene Practitioner Guide and Intake Tool
- Intervene Training Video (Run time approximately 40 minutes; including four 10-minute segments)
- Gang TRAP Training Video (Run time approximately 60 minutes; including four 15-minute segments)
Service providers and clinicians, also applicable to juvenile justice employees. This resource is meant to be used by experienced professionals only.