Poverty Awareness Workshop

When:
September 13, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am UTC Timezone
2017-09-13T08:30:00+00:00
2017-09-13T11:30:00+00:00
Where:
The Bay Hotel, Kinghorn
Burntisland Rd
Kinghorn, Burntisland KY3 9YE
UK
Cost:
Free

Aim:

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.

Facilitators:

The Poverty Alliance.