The Culture of Poverty

Examining Mindsets and Biases


This training supports participants in gaining insight helpful to working with those who live in poverty. This session discusses strategies to increase skills and knowledge related to the culture of poverty, raise our individual and group awareness about biases as it relates to poverty, and enhance the understanding of children and families to assist in strengthening interactions.

Participants will learn:

  • To recognize the different registers of language and their usage
  • Behaviors common within the culture of poverty
  • Differences between generational and situational poverty
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Some trainings can be offered in Spanish.