Internships at Homestead are a win win for everyone involved. We have been blessed with such an amazing group of people who have interned with us. KState, MCC, and online programs have all placed students with us through criminology, social work, marriage and family therapy, Biblical counseling, family life education and many more. Some stay for a semester, some for a year. Interns gain s first hand knowledge of sex trafficking, the challenges, struggles,
Homestead is blessed through the volunteer services provided-emotional support, mentoring, research, event organization, fund raising, shadowing, filling in, co-leading groups, and so much more.
Interns gain invaluable first hand knowledge of the challenges of recovering from sex trafficking and off all aspects of our transitional program.
Allison is a perfect example. Allison Roman, a criminology major at K State recently completed an internship at Homestead. She is taking her experience with her into police work as a law enforcement officer in hutchinson ks.
Deb is thrilled that criminology majors who go on to work are already trained in recognizing and intervening with training statistics having heard strikes first hand.
Allison said that her time at Homestead, was such A blessing and that it expanded her viewpoint and empathy for trafficking survivors. She is excited to take that knowledge into police work. She felt honored that the queen untreated then with their stories. It also expands the girls viewpoints to know that they too now know police officers personally.
(Post written by Diane Clark)