The Culture of Poverty

Target Audience

Law Enforcement, Child Protective Services, County Attorneys, Education Professionals, Youth Care Agencies, Non-Profit Agencies, Day Care Providers, Church Leaders, and anyone who works with children and families.


The purpose of this training is to educate about the perspective of those who live in poverty.  This session will discuss 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:

  • Recognize the differences in the usage of language
  • Understand the difference in behaviors
  • Learn the differences between generational and situational poverty

Space is limited to 40 participants per training.

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Some trainings can be offered in Spanish.