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Poverty Awareness Workshop
When: Half day (morning), Tuesday 13 March 2018 Where: Bay Hotel, Burntisland Road, Kinghorn, Burntisland, KY3 9YE This event is being organised by Fife Health and Social Care Partnership This particular event is free to attend, so no payment is required.
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To increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of the relationship between poverty and inequality and how poverty impacts on individuals lives in Scotland.
By the end of this course participants will have:
have an understanding of the nature, roots and causes of poverty and what poverty means to those experiencing it. Examples will be drawn from our experiences on poverty issues
have an understanding of the relationship between inequality and poverty
be aware of ways in which common prejudices and stereotypes (stigma) can lead to discrimination and the unfair treatment of people experiencing poverty
be able to identify changes and improvements which can be made to work practices to improve service delivery
Who should attend?
All management and frontline workers who wish to have a better understanding of poverty issues and would like to identify ways in which they could engage more effectively with individuals and communities facing poverty and social exclusion.