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Wednesday July 1st, 2015 12:57PM

Corinth Baptist to offer classes exploring sex trafficking

By Ken Stanford Reporter
GAINESVILLE - The Women's Ministry Team at Corinth Baptist Church will <br /> present a full course of Street Grace Academy classes on February 21 - 22.<br /> <br /> The courses will be held at the church, located on Thompson Bridge Road.<br /> <br /> Street Grace Academy courses include The Essentials of DMST, a FREE 2.5 hour <br /> introductory training on the issue of Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking, and the Continuing Education Modules 1-4, which are fee based. Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (DMST) is defined as: <br /> <br /> &#61623; Sexual activity involving a child in exchange for something of value, or the <br /> promise thereof, to the child or another person or persons <br /> &#61623; Treating a child as a commercial (commodity/product) and sexual object <br /> &#61623; A form of violence against children <br /> <br /> The Essentials of DMST class is the foundational course for anyone who would like to begin their educational process. This free class is 2.5 hours in length. If you desire further education or would like to learn about the Street Grace Speakers' Bureau, this is first step in the education process. <br /> <br /> To register for Street Grace Academy, go to www.streetgrace.org/what-we-do/training/ and click on February 21-22 | Gainesville, GA. For additional information on the classes, contact Whitney Bexley at whitney.bexley@streetgrace.org or call the Street Grace offices <br /> at 678-809-2111. <br /> <br />
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