Human Trafficking Awareness

Human/Sex Trafficking Advanced Clinical Training Program

At Fontbonne, we share your passion to serve all humanity with dignity and respect, and we are committed to the fight against all forms of human trafficking, in the metropolitan St. Louis region and anywhere around the globe.

Fontbonne University is proud to join the Incarnate Word Foundation in taking a stance against human/sex trafficking. Fontbonne University is hosting a five-day advanced skills training program for social service professionals involved in the identification, intervention and treatment of human/sex trafficking victims and survivors.

Program Highlights

The Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word adopted a corporate stance against human trafficking in 2015. The organization sought out Fontbonne as an educational partner who could deliver a curriculum to local social service practitioners. The curriculum, developed by Fontbonne’s social work department, includes intervention strategies, advanced clinical training and data collection.

The course will also encompass crisis intervention, stabilization of victims and how to facilitate healthy life styles, life skills and life satisfaction. At various intervals over a 12-month period, data will be collected to assess the outcomes of the program.

Through the program, Fontbonne social work students will have the opportunity to engage in practicum experiences.

One of the goals of the training is to facilitate community alliances among organizations that have primary access to vulnerable populations. These include homeless shelters, half-way houses, crisis hotlines, youth and adolescent crisis services and treatment centers, domestic violence shelters, psychiatric units, immigrant organizations, faith-based services and sanctuaries.

J. Michael Pressimone
Fontbonne University President

Offering this unique program to St. Louis professionals is something intrinsically tied to our founding values. The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, our founders, and the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word have made it their mission to help those less fortunate, and we are proud to continue those healing traditions through academic initiatives such as this.

Our long-term goal at Fontbonne is to establish a center dedicated to education, community development and prevention surrounding this critical issue.

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