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NCJ Number: 119234 Find in a Library
Title: Surviving Survival Sex: California's Juvenile Prostitution Intervention Projects, Draft Number 3
Corporate Author: California Office of Criminal Justice Planning
United States of America
Project Director: G A Howenstein
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 108
Sponsoring Agency: California Office of Criminal Justice Planning
Sacramento, CA 95814
Document: PDF
Type: Program Description (Demonstrative)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual uses the experience of programs started in California as a basis for guidelines on options and strategies to communities interested in breaking the cycle of sexual exploitation of teenagers by creating a local system of services for juvenile prostitutes.
Abstract: An overview explains the history, legislative intent, and implementation of the Child Sexual Exploitation Intervention of the California Office of Criminal Justice Planning. Additional chapters provide an overview of the issues related to teenage prostitution and its role as a means to obtaining shelter, food, clothing, and drugs. Administrative structures and services provided in three California projects are explained. Further chapters discuss the major community and organizational elements that must be considered when designing a system of care for these teenagers and outline innovative project designs and specific services. Glossary and 26 references.
Main Term(s): Juvenile prostitution
Index Term(s): California; Programs for runaways; Sexually abused adolescents; Victim services
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