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Many children living in poverty have gaps in learning, knowledge and socio-emotional development that begin as early as infancy and get progressively wider over time.

Learn about Bridges Out of Poverty and how individuals and organizations can develop programs and strategies to improve relationship outcomes and change systems at the community level.

Join us for this experience and:

  • understand causes of poverty to build resources for those in poverty;
  • establish key concepts that underlie Bridges Out of Poverty; and

understand examples of the hidden rules of the three economic classes (poverty, middle class and wealth).

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Youth who identify as LGBTQI are more likely to be marginalized and at risk for homelessness, running away, and becoming victims of violence and exploitation. 

This workshop will present a culturally comprehensive approach to understanding the needs of this youth subpopulation and strategies for creating positive relationships and environments that allow them to thrive Youth-serving professionals and other adults have a unique opportunity to help alleviate these disparities by creating safe, affirming environments for all youth. 

Join us for this experience as we learn and: 

  • Recognize specific vulnerabilities of LGBTQ+ persons
  • Recognize challenges faced in providing services and treatment, and acknowledging personal biases
  • Create a safe space for LGBTQ+ persons and strengthen relationships with the community and existing resources

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Indiana ranks 48th for child abuse and neglect which puts children’s safety at risk and impacts future well-being across a lifetime. The three types of maltreatment are sexual abuse, physical abuse and neglect. 

During this training, we will review what is considered sexual abuse, how to handle sexual abuse cases when siblings are involved, and best practices for treatment of sexual abuse cases. Focusing on best practices, allows for a 96% success rate of a youth not committing another sexual crime.

Join us for this experience as we learn: 

  • The current definition of sexual abuse
  • Steps on how to work with sibling sexual abuse
  • Best practices for treatment of sexually harmful behaviors in youth
  • Resources for sexual health services for youth and families