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About Stefania Agliano

Stefania Agliano is a licensed master social worker that serves as an instructor and field liaison in the College of Arts and Sciences at Sacred Heart University. She has years of experience in both clinical and higher education environments. Her areas of expertise include child protection services, racial justice, gender based violence, at risk youth, and youth prevention programming and awareness education in addition to trainning and curriculum development. Stefania is passionately committed to creating positive outcomes for children. As an area of interest, she is trained in the treatment and training of sex trafficking of youth and children. In addition to her areas of expertise, some of Ms. Agliano's research interests include gang prevention, the impact of incarceration on fatherhood, childhood protection safety and decision making, and I Am. As a co-founder of the I Am, the goal of the program is to provide training for youth serving organizations that addres sexually exploited youth, racial injustice and youth violence.


January 2019 - Present Instructor/Field Liaison Social Work, Sacred Heart University Social Work Department, College of Arts and Sciences
2010 - Present Adjunct Faculty Member, University of Connecticut
1999 - 2019 Social Work Supervisor, State of Connecticut Dept of Children and Families



2016 - 2018 I AM: Empowerment Project Higher Education Implementation
Aurora Foundation
2014 - 2016 Sex Trafficking Treatment and Training
ACYF/Children’s Bureau.
Arizona State University Sex Trafficking Intervention Research
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2013 - Present Co-Founder, I AM Training and Consultation Group
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2018 - Present Ph.D. Education; Organizational Leadership, Northeastern University
1999 - 2001 Master of Social Work, Fordham University
1995 - 1999 Bachelor of Social Work, Central Connecticut State University

Contact Information

College of Arts and Sciences
Social Work
Angelo Roncalli Hall
(203) 396-6337