Needs assessment for developing a multidisciplinary model for trafficking prevention and rehabilitation of survivors

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Nairruti Jani

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Trafficking in persons is a complex issue demanding a coordinated and multidimensional response in order to achieve effective and faster results. Due to the complexity of this phenomenon, it is often challenging for organizations serving this population to identify the constantly emerging needs in a routine fashion. The aim of this study is to provide comprehensive guidance to service providers on existing needs in this field and assessing the gaps in response to trafficking in persons in United States. The results of this study reveal a number of components that have to be crucially addressed for creating a need based effective multi-disciplinary and multi-agency system of service provision for victims of human trafficking.


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interdisciplinary approach; human trafficking; survey; needs assessment; research; social work practice

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18063/ESP.2017.01.002

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