In 2013, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the National Research Council (NRC) published a report about commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of minors in the United States. The report, Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States, was funded by the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. It provides a comprehensive view of this issue and offers a detailed explanation of its findings and recommendations.

The content of this guide was derived entirely from the original report as an abridged version for providers of victim and support services. This guide, which was also funded by the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, was edited by Rona Briere and Patti Simon.

Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States was authored by the IOM/NRC Committee on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States:

 

ELLEN WRIGHT CLAYTON (Co-Chair), Craig-Weaver Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Law, and Co-Founder, Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society, Vanderbilt University

RICHARD D. KRUGMAN (Co-Chair), Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs, University of Colorado School of Medicine

TONYA CHAFFEE, Medical Director of Child and Adolescent Support, Advocacy and Resource Center, University of California, San Francisco

ANGELA DIAZ, Jean C. and James W. Crystal Professor of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

ABIGAIL ENGLISH, Director, Center for Adolescent Health & the Law

BARBARA GUTHRIE, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor, Yale University School of Nursing

SHARON LAMBERT, Associate Professor of Clinical/Community Psychology, The George Washington University

MARK LATONERO, Research Director, Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy, University of Southern California

NATALIE McCLAIN, Assistant Professor, Boston College William F. Connell School of Nursing

CALLIE MARIE RENNISON, Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver

JOHN A. RICH, Professor and Chair of Health Management and Policy, Drexel University School of Public Health

JONATHAN TODRES, Professor of Law, Georgia State University College of Law

PATTI TOTH, Program Manager, Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission

International Standard Book Number-13: 978-0-309-30489-4
International Standard Book Number-10: 0-309-30489-X

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