Bridges Out Of Poverty Training

Bridges Out of Poverty

If you or your business, religious institution, agency or organization works with people from poverty, only a deeper understanding of their challenges and strengths will help you build relationship and partner with them to create opportunities for success.

Bridges out of Poverty training takes a comprehensive approach to understanding the dynamic that cause and maintain poverty. The focus of the Bridges training is to provide a broad overview of concepts as well as concrete, practical tools and strategies for improving outcomes for people living in poverty.

Bridges Out of Poverty” is presented by Bridges Certified Trainer Tammy B. Schoonover, ACSW, LSW, BCOC Director of Community Services. Tammy has been a Bridges Trainer for more than 10 years.

Participants will learn:

  • How economic class and their hidden rules affect behaviors and mindsets

  • Review 4 areas of poverty research, providing a better understanding of the causes of poverty

  • The theory of change

  • What key resources, besides financial, help move a person out of poverty if they choose

  • How to engage the unique strength of people in poverty

  • Importance of language and communication skills

Our Next Training Session is on Tuesday, May 17th from 9:00am to 3:00pm via Zoom