The Commercial Sexual Exploitation Needs Instrument—4th Edition (CSENI)
COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT PLANNING
A POPULATION-SPECIFIC NEEDS INSTRUMENT
The Commercial Sexual Exploitation Needs Instrument—4th Edition (CSENI) is a structured clinical decision-making tool that is designed to identify critical treatment needs and guide treatment planning for youth engaging in elopement and experiencing- or at significant risk of- commercial sexual exploitation. One of the critical challenges in working with youth who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation is accurate conceptualization of both the challenges and strengths of the youth in a manner that not only includes the youth themself, but also their community, family, and peers.
What's the Purpose?
The purpose of the Needs Instrument is to improve the quality of services provided to this population.
The specific goals are to:
» Identify a pattern of strengths and service needs
» Assist with determining appropriate levels of care needed for successful engagement
» Guide the treatment planning process by identifying and prioritizing treatment needs
» Measure progress in treatment over time
GET STARTED USING THE CSENI NOW!
$499 Starter Pack includes:
Individual user license
Six hours of on-demand training
Hard copy of the User Manual along with online access to updates
25 Hard copy scoresheets (additional sold separately in packages of 25 here)
User Group discussions once a month for twelve months
The CSENI has been in development over the last decade. In partnership with the University of Indianapolis and other local specialized providers, the instrument has undergone four revisions based on feedback received during the evaluation of efficacy to reflect statistical validity. Additionally, research efforts examining the statistical reliability properties of the instrument are promising and show strong indication for consistency.
Based in Indianapolis, Ascent 121 provides clinical recovery services for youth survivors of commercial sexual exploitation and human trafficking. Our continuum of care for clients includes diagnostic and evaluation services, individual and family therapy, case management, support groups, and peer mentoring. Our LIFT Consulting Services offer coaching for agencies or independent therapists serving this population.