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Continuing Education courses about Poverty

Parenting and Homelessness: A Provider Perspective and A Consumer Perspective (1 Credit Hour)

Program Summary: This course features two short articles.  In the first article, a nurse practitioner describes her work with children and families experiencing homelessness.  In the second article, a mother shares her experiences of shelter life and parenting.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

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Do Assets Help Families Cope with Adverse Events? (1 Credit Hour)

Program summary:  This article explores the relationship between negative events and material hardship for US families and how asset holdings can help families during difficult times.

This course is recommended for social workers and is appropriate for intermediate and advanced levels of practice.

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