This course discusses the global pandemic of human trafficking with an emphasis on children in foster care as a vulnerable population and how to recognize signs of trafficking.
Natasha Fletcher, MS is a training specialist with Cornerstones of Care and is a part of the Human Trafficking Task Force along with the ICWA Round Table in coalition with Missouri Children's Division. She has experience in child welfare and corrections case management. She has been with Cornerstones of Care since June 2017 starting out as a Family Development Specialist, in which she worked with individuals and families to become licensed resource parents and helped them maintain their licensure while working with youth in foster care. Her previous case management experience includes working with the male population of the Kansas Department of Corrections at Lansing Correctional Facility and investigating child abuse and neglect through Missouri Children's Division. Natasha has a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Missouri. Through her graduate coursework, she has had papers published on Human Trafficking and presented at a national conference on Missouri's preparedness in combatting Human Trafficking.