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Understanding and Overcoming Influences of Poverty on Children and Families

Online Webinar (EST)

10/17/14 2:30 AM - 3:30 AM
online webinar (EST)
 
About This Event

As part of a larger campaign recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the “War on Poverty,” the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Office on Socioeconomic Status and Violence Prevention Office have partnered to present a free 60-minute Webinar in Commemoration of World Poverty Day.  We are inviting professionals who work with low-income children and families in different capacities and settings and are interested in understanding 1) the neurological and psychological effects of poverty; 2) consequences of poverty on child development and family socialization; and 3) how to bolster resilience related to environmental stressors associated with poverty. 

 

Webinar Title:  Understanding & Overcoming Influences of Poverty on Children and Families

 

Date & Time:  October 17, 2014 (World Poverty Day), 2:30- 3:30 PM EST

 

Webinar Panelists:

 

Daniel Marston, PhD, ABPP   Dr. Marston is a Cognitive/Behavioral Psychologist and owner of Marston Psychological Services, LLC.  His research and training interests are primarily in the areas of neurological and psychological effects of poverty.

 

Roseanne Flores, PhD   Dr. Flores is a Developmental Psychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Hunter College of the City University of New York.  Her research examines the effect of poverty on children's cognitive and linguistic development;  the influence of parent-child discourse practices; and the relationship between environmental risk factors, such as community violence and food insecurity on the health and educational outcomes of minority children.

 

We hope you can join us! 

 

Click here to register and reserve your seat or follow the link below.

https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/903958926

 

Julia M. da Silva

National Director

ACT Raising Safe Kids Program

The Effective Providers for Child Victims of Violence Program Director, Violence Prevention Office

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