Guidelines & Protocols for Child Sexual Abuse, Exploitation and Trafficking
Resources for Responding to Child Sexual Abuse, Exploitation and Trafficking
Identifying and responding to suspected sexual abuse, exploitation and trafficking of children is challenging for health professionals, yet victims of these forms of violence are likely to seek health and mental health care.
This section provides helpful guidelines, protocols, toolkits and systematic reviews to assist the healthcare professional in identifying affected children and those at risk, and responding in a culturally-appropriate, trauma-informed manner.
Interpretation of Medical Findings in Suspected Child Sexual Abuse: An Update for 2023 Adams Kellogg
Exploitation, Labor and Sex Trafficking of Children and Adolescents: Health Care Needs of Patients (AAP)
Core Competencies for Human Trafficking Response in Health Care and Behavioral Health Systems, 2021
NEW RESOURCE! Documenting ICD Codes and Other Sensitive Information in Electronic Health Records: Guidelines For Healthcare Professionals Who Encounter Patients With A History Of Human Trafficking Or Other Forms Of Violence
Protocolo de Investigacion de los Delitos de Violencia Sexual Hacia las Mujeres, Desde la Perspectiva de Genero
Best Clinical Practices for Male Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse: “Do No Harm” (Gallo, 2014)
Enhancing the ED Approach to Pediatric Sexual Assault Care: Implementation of a Pediatric SART Program (Goyal, 2013)
Terminology Guidelines for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse (ECPAT, 2016)
A review of the literature on good practice considerations for initial health system response to child and adolescent sexual abuse (Broaddus-Shea, 2019)
Systematic review of facilitators of, barriers to, and recommendations for healthcare services for child survivors of human trafficking globally (Albright, 2020)
Recommendations for Providing Quality Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinical Services (US CDC, 2020)
Violence against children in Latin America and Caribbean countries: a comprehensive review of national health sector efforts in prevention and response (Wirtz, 2016)