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Web Forum To Discuss Services for Runaway Youth and Human Trafficking Victims

January 16, 2013

On January 22, 2013, at 12 p.m. E.T., the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention will cosponsor a 1-hour Web Forum discussion on best practices for providing services to runaway youth and victims of human trafficking. Fiona Mason and Danny Stewart of Safe Horizon will co-host the session. Questions for the guest hosts may be submitted prior to the event.

OVCís HELP for Victim Service Providers Web Forum provides an opportunity for victim service providers and allied professionals to share best and promising practices for addressing victim issues.

Resources:

View instructions on how to participate.

Submit questions in advance of the forum. Session hosts will answer these questions during the live discussion.

Access transcripts for past sessions and read the message boards.

To learn more about training and technical assistance resources available from OJJDP in the areas of missing children, visit the Web sites of the AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program and the Missing and Exploited Childrenís Program. To read on recent progress in addressing child sex trafficking in the United States, visit the Web site of OJJDPís Safe Start Center.