Prof. Fuentes is a graduate of the MDiv/MSW program at Baylor University. During her tenure as a social worker, she has worked as a case manager for refugee families, a children’s hospital social worker, a child abuse and violence prevention education specialist, and a volunteer court-appointed child advocate. She has also been a speaker at regional and national conferences. Prof. Fuentes currently works at DePelchin Children’s Center in Houston as a school-based clinician and a trainer for the Mental Health Awareness program. In addition, she is an expert consultant with the National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center.