B200 – Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World: Facilitator Training

September 9, 2015 Published by

The powerful Getting Ahead curriculum shares Bridges Out of Poverty concepts directly with people in poverty. Trained facilitators help people develop their own plans for stability in this 16-session experience. Certified facilitator training emphasizes the importance of participants—called “investigators”—learning on their own. The co-investigative process uses a self-assessment and other…

HH500 – Bridges to Health and Healthcare Two-Year Trainer Certification

December 2, 2013 Published by

Economic class is one of the biggest predictors of health outcomes. How can we adapt Bridges Out of Poverty concepts to improve health and healthcare for people in poverty? This trainer certification is for health professionals who are currently certified Bridges Out of Poverty trainers. It includes a health research…

Youngstown State University (Ohio)

November 25, 2013 Published by

Youngstown State University (Ohio): Led a coalition of schools, workforce development agencies, and healthcare employer partners in the development of a career pathway project designed to assist low-wage, low-skill adults to enter and advance in health-related occupations. More than 300 individuals participated in 15 groups held in schools, employer work sites,…

B500 – Trainer Certification

October 9, 2013 Published by

Want to present the Bridges Out of Poverty material to people in your organization? Prepare with in-depth work on the Bridges Out of Poverty and Applying Bridges Concepts seminars. Includes comprehensive research and training materials. Gain a deeper understanding of Bridges strategies and processes while: Developing poverty reduction strategies Tailoring…

BU100 – Workplace Stability Diversity Training

October 5, 2013 Published by

Instability is another measure of diversity in your workforce. Low-income environments are a major contributor, and low-wage employees often experience the “tyranny of the moment” brought on by problems with resources like transportation, healthcare, childcare or eldercare, housing, language or communication, or managing financial or legal matters. It might be…

HH303 – Bridges to Health and Healthcare

September 17, 2013 Published by

Health issues are prevalent in poverty and result in huge costs for communities, states, and the nation. How can providers examine the cost of living in poverty to improve healthcare initiatives? This continuum of policy and practice improves health among people living in poverty by addressing both individual patient care and…

B325 – What Every Church Member Should Know About Poverty

September 17, 2013 Published by

Faith communities are charged with aiding people in poverty, but carrying out that mission can be challenging. Alleviating poverty and building sustainable lives starts with knowledge and awareness of the issues faced by people living in poverty. Explore new ways a faith community can make positive impacts in moving individuals…

B400 – Strategic Consulting

September 17, 2013 Published by

You’ve been trained in Bridges in Out of Poverty. Now what? Bring stakeholders to the table with an experienced consultant to determine your next steps. You and the consultant will plan an agenda for the strategic consulting day tailored to your community and organizational needs. The goal is to attract…