Since December 2013,
over 1,000 Stephens County adults have taken the prevention training.
Stewards of Children® is an evidence-informed prevention solution that increases knowledge, improves attitudes, and changes child protective behaviors. It offers practical prevention training with a conversational, real-world approach.
Schedule training for your group by calling 706-898-5116. For more information, visit d2l.org.
Call 706-898-5116 to sign up for one of these sessions.
Poverty 101 Training
Professional Development Workshops:
It is so difficult to get our collective “head” around the issue of reducing poverty because it’s such a complex issue. Combined, these one-hour workshops will help you understand poverty and how you can begin the process of addressing poverty in your community.
- What is Poverty? This workshop provides a broad view of the types of poverty, shines the light on prejudice and discrimination against people in poverty, and introduces the four causes of poverty.
- Hidden Rules of Economic Class: This workshop demonstrates how economic rules of socio-economic class affects behaviors and mindsets in all economic classes.
- Resources Needed to Move Out of Poverty: This workshop introduces the eight resources people in poverty need to build for permanent, positive change in becoming self-sufficient.
- Organizational & Individual Poverty Competency: Are you “ready” to begin working on helping those in poverty move towards a more self-sufficient life? If not, discover what steps do you or your organization need to take to become poverty competent.
Professional Development Book Studies:
- Bridges to Sustainable Communities by Phillip E. DeVol
- What Every Church Member Should Know About Poverty by Bill Ehlig & Ruby K. Payne
- Understanding the Framework of Poverty by Ruby K Payne