This course provides teachers with a better understanding of what poverty is and how it affects the students they work with. Teachers will learn more about the social, cognitive, health-related and stress-related challenges that economically challenged kids face every day. Understand the “hidden rules” of poverty, middle class and wealth. Learn what the poverty-related behaviors are and their interventions.
This course provides practical yet compassionate strategies and techniques for addressing the impact of poverty on student’s lives.
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Instructor: Melinda Younger
This course is 3 graduate credits.