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Message ID: 9724
Date: 2014-09-11

Author:Christine Wekerle

Subject:Re: sex trafficking and child welfare

The rates are fairly low in child welfare long-term care cases in terms of youth self-report (from our Maltreatment and Adolescent Pathways Longitudinal Study, paper in preparation), so my suggestion would be to try to collect data directly from all youth who have a caseworker assigned, or all families investigated where an adolescent resides, rather than only those who are in foster care. Youth will provide with more information than relying only on case type at case opening, in terms of organized sexual exploitation. It will overlap with youth being street-involved and runaways at points in their lives (taking a longitudinal approach of trajectory in the child welfare system). Best, Chris On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 4:07 PM, Julie Lewellyn > wrote: Hi Everyone, I am a doctoral student and I am interested in completing my dissertation on domestic minor sex trafficking. I would like to explore information that might be available in the child welfare system re: minor sex trafficking/prostitution. Does anyone have any ideas about what data would be available for me to collect from child welfare agencies? Any suggestions/ideas would be appreciated. Thank you! Julie Lewellyn, MSW, LCSW Marywood University Doctoral Student juliemsw@ptd.net (570) 204-5699 -- Christine Wekerle, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics HSC 3A, CAAP 3N10 McMaster University 1280 Main Street. W., Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5 email: wekerc@mcmaster.ca or chris.wekerle@gmail.com webpage: http://fhs.mcmaster.ca/pediatrics/wekerle_christine.html Editor, International Journal of Child and Adolescent Resilience (www.in-car.ca ) Twitter: ResilienceInYouth @ResilienceInYou "Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy." Norman Vincent Peale, US Minister/Writer

The rates are fairly low in child welfare long-term care cases in terms of youth self-report (from our Maltreatment and Adolescent Pathways Longitudinal Study, paper in preparation), so my suggestion would be to try to collect data directly from all youth who have a caseworker assigned, or all families investigated where an adolescent resides, rather than only those who are in foster care. Youth will provide with more information than relying only on case type at case opening, in terms of organized sexual exploitation. It will overlap with youth being street-involved and runaways at points in their lives (taking a longitudinal approach of trajectory in the child welfare system). Best, Chris On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 4:07 PM, Julie Lewellyn > wrote: Hi Everyone, I am a doctoral student and I am interested in completing my dissertation on domestic minor sex trafficking. I would like to explore information that might be available in the child welfare system re: minor sex trafficking/prostitution. Does anyone have any ideas about what data would be available for me to collect from child welfare agencies? Any suggestions/ideas would be appreciated. Thank you! Julie Lewellyn, MSW, LCSW Marywood University Doctoral Student juliemswptd.net (570) 204-5699 -- Christine Wekerle, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics HSC 3A, CAAP 3N10 McMaster University 1280 Main Street. W., Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5 email: wekercmcmaster.ca or chris.wekerlegmail.com webpage: http://fhs.mcmaster.ca/pediatrics/wekerle_christine.html Editor, International Journal of Child and Adolescent Resilience (www.in-car.ca ) Twitter: ResilienceInYouth ResilienceInYou "Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy." Norman Vincent Peale, US Minister/Writer