Poverty Awareness Workshop

September 13, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am UTC Timezone
The Bay Hotel, Kinghorn
Burntisland Rd
Kinghorn, Burntisland KY3 9YE


To increase participants knowledge and understanding of the relationship between poverty and inequality and how poverty impacts on individuals lives in Scotland.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • an understanding of the nature, roots and causes of poverty and what poverty means to those experiencing it. Examples will be drawn from our experiences on poverty issues.
  • an understanding of the relationship between inequality and poverty.
  • be aware of ways in which common prejudices and stereotypes (stigma) can lead to discrimination and the unfair treatment of people experiencing poverty.
  • be able to identify changes and improvements which can be made to work practices to improve service delivery.

Who should attend?

All management and frontline workers who wish to have a better understanding of poverty issues and would like to identify ways in which they could engage more effectively with individuals and communities facing poverty and social exclusion.


The Poverty Alliance.