Impact of Poverty on Children & Young People and Families
This will raise practitioners to gain an overview of the impact of poverty on families and explore the culture of change in tackling this, whilst considering the importance of avoiding stigma and developing understanding of the challenges of living on a very low income through a respectful, person-centred approach.
During this course, practitioners will:
- Explore the content of child poverty in Scotland its impact on families and the stigma attached.
- Explore your own values, beliefs and interactions when working with families impacted by poverty.
- Understand how family life is impacted on by service processes
- Gain an understanding of the relations between poverty and neglect.
- Increase understanding of how a family can be supported in accessing and taking up benefits and explore routes out of poverty.
Who should attend?
This course is designed for individuals who are interested in gaining an overview of the impact of poverty on families and exploring the culture of change in tackling this issue.
The course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn more about poverty and its impact on families. It is particularly relevant for social workers, community workers, health professionals, educators, and policy makers who work with families living in poverty. The course is also suitable for students who are interested in learning more about poverty and its impact on families.
This is a 1-day session delivered face to face.