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      March 4, 2019

      Monday   9:00 AM

      2238 South Hamilton Road
      Columbus, Ohio 43232

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      Working with Individuals in Poverty

      Instructor: Tatia Williams, Psy.D., LPCC-S, Psychologist CE/CEU: 6 ethics/diversity  Program Description: According to the World Health Organization, an overwhelming majority of people with mental and psychosocial disabilities are living in poverty, poor physical health, and are subject to human rights violations. Mental health issues cannot be considered in isolation from other areas of development, such as education, employment, emergency responses, and human rights capacity building. In this training, participants will learn approaches and techniques in serving clients living in poverty. Presenter will create an active learning environment through the use of case presentations, group activities, the sharing of clinical/personal successes and challenges, and open group discussion. Goals: To introduce a framework for understanding poverty To review the skills that will enable mental health providers to become proficient in delivering services to individuals living in poverty Assist mental health service providers in developing alternative perspectives and empathy toward clients living in poverty Objectives: Explain how economic realities affect patterns of living Explain hidden rules, language registers, discourse patterns, story structures, and resources of middle versus poverty class Explain how mental models are effective for cognitive and language barriers Identify strategies for working with individuals from generational and situational poverty Identify personal biases when working with individuals living in poverty Training Outline: Part I: Introduction                 Human needs                 Mental Models of poverty Part II: Underlying Issues                 Generational vs. Situational issues                 Hidden rules of classes                 Family structure                 Issues of resources Part III: Application                 Tammy’s story                 How does this training apply to your work? Participants:  Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, other Mental Health Providers Level:   Beginner/Intermediate For Directions Please Refer To:  http://doc.mopsohio.com/PDF/Agency_Forms/Policy_Forms/2238_S_Hamilton_Directions.pdf

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