Second Wednesday Webinars
The Dibble Institute offers a monthly FREE webinar on various topics related to healthy relationships for teens and young adults.
In this webinar Dr. Sarah Halpern-Meekin 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.
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:
- To identify what social poverty is, and how it may motivate participation in relationship education
- 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.
Who should attend:Relationship skills educators, community-based workers, family life educators, health educators, high school counselors/teachers, adolescent development researchers, Extension professionals, anyone interested in improving outcomes for youth, couples, and families, individuals working with high-needs, vulnerable youth, couples, and families.