This invited article is one of several comprising part of a special issue of Child Abuse and Neglect focused on child trafficking and health. The purpose of each invited article is to describe a specific program serving trafficked children. Featuring these programs is intended to raise awareness of innovative counter-trafficking strategies emerging worldwide and facilitate collaboration on program development and outcomes research. This article describes a long-term psychotherapeutic intervention started by Arpan in 2010, in an institution named Advait
Foundation. Advait runs a rehabilitation home, Project Baharati, in Vasai, Mumbai, India. Project Bharati serves adolescent females who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and sexual abuse. The psychotherapeutic intervention uses group and individual therapy, employing trauma-focused cognitive behavioral and arts-based therapeutic techniques.
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