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Core Data Set Policy Brief: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Youth

NCTSN Resource

Resource Description

Discusses a study comparing the types of trauma exposure, trauma-related symptomatology, functional impairments, and problem behaviors of a clinical CSEC cohort (defined as youth in the CDS who reported involvement in prostitution) with a clinical group of youth who had no reported involvement in prostitution, but had a history of sexual abuse/assault. Policy and clinical implications are also discussed.

Published in 2015