This session will focus on developmental and holistic impacts of poverty. It is known that many counselors are not adequately prepared for this amazing work. Pressing power out of poverty will help elucidate strengths of children and families as well as assist counselors in knowing how to model success from poverty’s stress. Through self-disclosure, singing, humor, videos, and vignettes, the presenters will use small-group discussion and research to apply new meaning to counseling people in poverty with the best success.
Understand the impact of poverty on children and families in development domains, spirituality and holistic systemic perspectives.
Learn factors for resilience when working with children and families in poverty using self-reflection.
Learn how to apply poverty-informed interventions in practice through engaging small group discussion, video clips, and humor.
K. Johnson, II,
Assistant Professor/President, Ephphatha Consulting Services, Inc.,