Colorado Community Protocol Recommendations


Includes recommendations for Colorado agencies and organizations who may encounter youth who are at risk of or who have experienced sex or labor trafficking in Colorado. The recommendations document includes definitions, federal and Colorado human trafficking statutes, and recommendations for community-level collaboration. More specifically, the recommendations include guidance on developing organizational protocols, vetting referrals, collaborating with community partners, developing or enhancing MDTs, sharing information, collaborating with local law enforcement, supporting child and adult victims, complying with mandated reporting and implicit bias training, connecting with victim compensation funding, ensuring trauma-informed care, and addressing human trafficking in the COVID-19 context. Each recommendation section includes weblinks to resources and examples.


Colorado Department of Human Services



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