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12.04.19 Poverty Simulation is a Course

12.04.19 Poverty Simulation

Dec 4 - Dec 4, 2019
3.0 credits

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Course Description/Meeting Summary:

This training will take place at the Quest Church. Address: 1450 Citrus Oaks Ave, Gotha, FL 34734 Please arrive no later that 8:45AM to receive your initial information. We will begin the simulation promptly at 9:00AM. The Community Action Poverty simulation allows participants to walk a mile in the shoes of those facing poverty. Participants will experience and begin to understand what it might be like to live in a typical, low-income family trying to survive from month to month by role playing the lives of various low-income families. All participants will feel the stressful task of providing for basic necessities and shelter on a limited budget during the course of four fifteen-minute “weeks”. During the simulation interactions with human service agencies, grocers, pawnbrokers, bill collectors, job interviewers, police officers, and others may all take place.

  • In-Service Points: 3
  • Component Number: 8410001

Meeting Locations and Times:

SEE DESCRIPTION, SEE DESCRIPTION on December 4th, 2019, 9:00AM - 12:00PM
See Description, ., FL 00000

Contact Information:

Christine Cleveland - christine.cleveland@ocps.net

Full Description/Meeting Details:

This training will take place at the Quest Church.  Address:  1450 Citrus Oaks Ave, Gotha, FL 34734

Please arrive no later that 8:45AM to receive your initial information.  We will begin the simulation promptly at 9:00AM.

The Community Action Poverty simulation allows participants to walk a mile in the shoes of those facing poverty.  Participants will experience and begin to understand what it might be like to live in a typical, low-income family trying to survive from month to month by role playing the lives of various low-income families.  All participants will feel the stressful task of providing for basic necessities and shelter on a limited budget during the course of four fifteen-minute “weeks”.  During the simulation interactions with human service agencies, grocers, pawnbrokers, bill collectors, job interviewers, police officers, and others may all take place.

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