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Resource Library

This Resource Library is affiliated with ICCR and NTCCAW and includes topics that are beneficial to all CCAW programs.

Healthcare Implications for Intimate Partner Violence & Human Trafficking
The webinar focuses on strategies to build both internal and external community relationships in the field of intimate partner and trafficking violence. Implementing strategic organizational changes within healthcare settings allows for understanding of the opportunity for healthcare professionals to screen patients for intimate partner violence/human trafficking in a trauma informed manner and refer to community resources. This practice and implementation can be utilized in rural and urban healthcare centers, including hospitals and community clinics.
Webinar DV, DV Awareness Month, Human Trafficking, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Medical September 8, 2023
The Impact of Trauma on the Brain
This webinar does a deep dive into what trauma is and how it impacts the brain via behaviors, memories, etc.
Webinar DV, DV Awareness Month, Human Trafficking, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Mental Health, Mental Health Awareness Month, Neurobiology, Victims September 8, 2023
The intersections of domestic violence & human trafficking
This article discusses the overlap between domestic violence and human trafficking (2017).
Academic Article DV, Human Trafficking, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Victims March 14, 2023
Police response to violence against women
The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) provides a resource library for police response to violence against women, which includes tools, policies, and resources to assist law enforcement in responding effectively to human trafficking, sexual assault, domestic and sexual violence by police officers, stalking, strangulation, domestic violence, and other crimes of intimate partner violence (2019).
TTA Agency DV, Human Trafficking, Investigation, Law Enforcement, Sexual Assault, Stalking, Strangulation, Systemic Change February 22, 2023
Polaris Project
Polaris is a leader in the global fight to eradicate trafficking. This organization puts victims at the center of what they do, and leverages data and technology to pursue traffickers.
Service Provider Human Trafficking, Human Trafficking Awareness Month February 22, 2023
International Justice Mission
IJM is a global organization that seeks to eliminate the slave trade everywhere. Staff is comprised of investigators, prosecutors, data analysts, and law enforcement who work in several countries to free those enslaved in human trafficking.
TTA Agency Human Trafficking, Human Trafficking Awareness Month February 22, 2023
Human trafficking lurks in rural areas
This article examines human trafficking in rural America, providing clues for detection as well as plans of action (2018).
Report Human Trafficking, Rural February 21, 2023
Human Trafficking Institute
The Human Trafficking Institute empowers police and prosecutors to stop traffickers. HTI works inside criminal justice systems and provides the embedded experts, world-class training, investigative resources, and evidence-based research necessary to free victims.
TTA Agency Human Trafficking, Human Trafficking Awareness Month February 21, 2023
Episode 13: Survivor leadership
Rebecca Bender is the founder and CEO of the Rebecca Bender Initiative. She is an award-winning, nationally recognized expert on human trafficking who escaped nearly six years of modern-day slavery evolving into an author, speaker, trainer and leader in human trafficking. Christine Cesa is a graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary with a Masters in Intercultural Studies with Children at Risk who serves as survivor advocate with CAST LA and Dignity Health responding to victims of violence and providing emergency services to survivors of human trafficking in the healthcare system. A survivor of commercial sexual exploitation of children, specifically familial trafficking, Christine is a survivor leader whose work includes training, curriculum development and partnering with anti-trafficking organizations in Los Angeles. Content warnings for this episode include sexual abuse (2020).
Podcast Collaboration, Human Trafficking, Personal Stories February 21, 2023
Domestic Violence (IACP)
This IACP webpage offers free resources for domestic violence policies and best practices for a coordinated community response to the issue (2019).
TTA Agency CCR, Human Trafficking, Sexual Assault, Stalking February 2, 2023
Collaborating to address trafficking in rural communities: Lessons from the field
This Futures Without Violence webinar focuses on trafficking in rural areas, and how collaboration can facilitate more effective investigations and prosecution. (2016).
Webinar Collaboration, Human Trafficking, Investigation, Law Enforcement, Prosecution, Rural February 1, 2023
The Weak Evidence for Batter Program Alternatives
This research focuses on batterer intervention programs and the most effective types of programming found by researchers and providers (2011).
Report Children, Human Trafficking, Offender Accountability January 27, 2023
Sex trafficking & rural communities: A review of the literature
This literature review examines recent studies on rural human trafficking, and provides recommendations and implications for future research, policy, and practice (2017).
Academic Article Advocacy, Human Trafficking, Rural January 27, 2023
Protective Orders in Rural & Urban Areas: A Multiple Perspective Study
This study is one of the first to examine the protective order process, barriers, and outcomes by combining qualitative and quantitative research in rural and urban areas (July 2005).
Report Children, Human Trafficking, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Immigration Awareness Month, Technology January 27, 2023
Police Departments’ Use of the Lethality Assessment Program: A Quasi-Experimental Evaluation
Although calling the police is a common stategy used to help abused women, it is not usually deemed the most effective. This paper seeks to identify the strenghts of the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP), and its effectiveness in police-responder intervention (July 2014).
Report Advocacy, Children, Elder Abuse, Human Trafficking, Immigration, Interviews, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Stalking Awareness Month, Technology January 27, 2023
Human Trafficking Power & Control Wheel
Graphic Human Trafficking, Human Trafficking Awareness Month January 27, 2023
Countering Confusion about the Duluth Model
This report analyzes batterer treatment models, specifically the Duluth Model, which has received intense criticism over the years.
Report Children, Human Trafficking, Offender Accountability January 27, 2023
A Comparison of the Batterer Intervention & Prevention Program with Alternative Court Dispositions on 12-Month Recidivism
This study examined the effectiveness of batterer intervention and prevention programs (BIPP) for cases assigned to a misdemeanor family court (2015).
Report Advocacy, Human Trafficking, Offender Accountability January 25, 2023