Social Work Students in Action
Dedicated to helping the lives of others, the Social Work program at Adrian College allows students to follow their interests and turn them into careers.
According to the Department of Justice, approximately 27 million individuals are held in slavery around the world today, with anywhere between 14,500 - 17,500 trafficked into our own country. Emily Cutler focused on the subject of human trafficking for her 2013 Ribbons of Excellence presentation, centering specifically on the June 2012 Michigan Coalition Against Human Trafficking “Child Sex Trafficking Protocol” to establish a statewide procedure concerning sex trafficking. Cutler examined the protocol, which has yet to be implemented, and determined the best practices to be implemented at a local level. Her presentation highlighted the ribbon Caring for Humanity and the World.