Bridges Out of Poverty

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The Florida Department of Children and Families is hosting a training of interest to volunteer guardians ad litem and program staff.

Join them on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM at the Betty Easley Conference Center in SouthWood for Bridges Out of Poverty.

Presented by Michael Dames, HOPE worldwide Charlotte Chapter Director, the training will provide strategies for professionals and communities.

The objective of this training is to teach participants how to

  • develop an accurate mental model of generational poverty and explore the impact of poverty on those served by the organization;
  • review research on the causes of poverty;
  • explore the hidden rules of economic class;
  • examine the impact of poverty on family structures;
  • explore registers of language, discourse patterns and cognitive issues;
  • define poverty in terms of the resources needed for a stable life; and
  • identify ways in which the information can be used to improve relationships and outcomes: individual, organizational and community.

Participants may receive seven (7) hours of continuing education credit. Afterward, report your hours quickly and easily using our eForm.

The training is free. You can download the event flyer and register with the event contact below by 5:00 PM on Friday, June 13, 2014. Space is limited.

We hope to see you there!

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First Published May 25, 2014