WEBINAR: Exploring Social Poverty: Low-Income Populations and the Impact of Family and Community Ties

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WEBINAR: Exploring Social Poverty: Low-Income Populations and the Impact of Family and Community Ties

February 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The impact of financial poverty has been a focus of researchers for decades. In this webinar Dr. Sarah Halpern-Meekin, author of “Social Poverty: Low-income Parents and the Struggle for Family and Community Ties,” examines another dimension of poverty that has been considerably understudied: social poverty. Social poverty, or lacking adequate of close, dependable, and trusting relationships, is an often-ignored form of hardship that is separate from financial poverty. Developing healthy relationship skills and coping mechanisms through relationship education may help address social poverty.

Join us as Dr. Halpern-Meekin discusses the relational and emotional dimensions of poverty and the benefits relationship education has to offer.

Specifically, webinar attendees will learn:

  1. To identify what social poverty is, and how it may motivate participation in relationship education
  2. How programs can purposefully try to build participants’ social resources

Presenter: Sarah Halpern-Meekin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Resources:
Exploring Social Poverty Powerpoint (pdf)

Venue

Online Webinar
United States

Organizer

The Dibble Institute
Phone:
1-800-695-7975
Email:
relationshipskills@dibbleinstitute.org
Website:
https://www.dibbleinstitute.com