Amy Lynn Smith

Amy Lynn Smith holds a Master of Arts in Theology and Social Justice from Northeastern Seminary and is a licensed social worker from the State of New York, an adjunct professor in the Master of Social Work program at Roberts Wesleyan College, and a locally licensed minister in her Nazarene Church in Rochester, New York. She has been active in the field of child abuse and trafficking prevention since 2009. Amy and her husband, Matthew, founded freelancing hope, an organization and outreach to assist faith-based and youth-serving organizations with the creation and maintenance of safe environments for children and vulnerable adults.

 Amy Lynn specializes in the following training opportunities for church leaders, parents, teachers, and mentors:

  • Policies and prevention practices
  • The theology of child abuse prevention
  • Community prevention practices
  • Risk and protective factors
  •  Signs of potential abuse
  • Darkness to Light's Stewards of Children training 
  •  The connection between child sexual abuse and sex trafficking

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