Understanding the Culture of Poverty training session offeredLakes Country Service will present “Understanding the Culture of Poverty Part 1” – an institute based on the work of Dr. Ruby Payne.
Lakes Country Service will present “Understanding the Culture of Poverty Part 1” – an institute based on the work of Dr. Ruby Payne.
The session will be held Monday through Thursday, August 18-21 at Jefferson High School in Alexandria. Attendance must be all four days in order to be credited with the training.
The course provides educators and other service providers with the knowledge for understanding the differences between middle-class and generational poverty and the skills that are helpful to assist children from poverty in building resiliency.
Based upon the work of Dr. Ruby Payne, under whom the presenter has trained, this course helps participants learn the following:
•?How and why individuals in poverty may think and act differently than those people in middle and economic classes.
•?How resources such as mental stability, emotional support and physical health are assets important to learning. Learn about the role of language, identification of resources, case patterns, resisters of language, story structure, and the hidden rules found in generational poverty.
Presenter Pat Anderson is a certified trainer for Dr. Payne’s Framework for Understanding Poverty.
Cost for the workshop is $100 plus materials.
To indicate interest in this workshop or for more information, contact Cindy Hughes at (320) 762-7713. Advance registration is required for this workshop.