Thanks to The Chronicle of Social Change for writing about the needs of commercially sexually exploited children in California. The article suggests implementing services that focus on a harm reduction approach, which means creating therapeutic, services-based placement models for up to 100 regionally based placements statewide.

Here is an excerpt from the article featuring one of our staff members:

“Just having more transitional living programs … is not always effective,” said Angie Miot-Nudel, director of Quality Client Care Services for the San Francisco-based Larkin Street Youth Services. “Those youth don’t want to engage in mental health services. As soon as you say mental health services, they run the other way.”

For more, read the article from The Chronicle of Social Change.