Polyvictimization is when one individual experiences multiple forms of abuse. In this innovation stream we look at the intersections between child abuse and neglect and other forms of violence including domestic violence and human trafficking. The focus is on how we, as a field, can better respond to the unique needs of individuals facing multiple forms of violence.
According to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, 1 in 6 of the children reported missing or run away are likely child sex trafficking victims. This startling figure demonstrates the safety risks and vulnerability facing children who are leaving home or foster care placements. Learn more about how we can work together to locate missing children, and how a trauma-informed and youth-centered recovery plan has the power to impact running behavior.