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Missing Children, State Care, and Child Sex Trafficking: Engaging the Judiciary in Building a Collaborative Response

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Date Published
June 2015
14 pages
This technical-assistance brief informs judges about steps they can take to assist in the location and recovery of children who run away or go missing from court-ordered placements.
This technical assistance brief is intended to educate judges about steps to be taken to assist in the location and recovery efforts for children missing from care by ensuring the legal guardians, social workers, and child advocates within child serving agencies are aware of and engage assistance from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children on behalf of these endangered missing children.

Date Published: June 1, 2015