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A Framework for Understanding Poverty Two Day Workshop

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Leongatha, VIC 3953

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Presentation Topics:

  • The hidden rules within economic classes, generational poverty, middle class and wealth

  • Characteristics of generational poverty and why these students often fear being educated

  • The role of language registers, disclosure patterns and story structure

  • How economic class affects behaviour and mindsets

  • The eight resources that make a difference in success

  • Discipline interventions that improve behaviour

  • Building Relationships

What will I learn? 10 Actions to educate students

Action 1: Build Relationships of Mutual Respect

Action 2: Teach students the hidden rules of school

Action 3: Analyse the resources of your students

Action 4: Teach formal register

Action 5: Teach abstract processes

Action 6: Teach mental models

Action 7: Teach how to plan

Action 8: Use the adult voice; re-frame

Action 9: Understand family dynamics

Action 10: Teach how to ask questions

This workshop has been specifically developed for the education sector.

- Addressing the concerns of teachers, ancillary and office staff as well as allied
health professionals in schools, Frameworks can make dealing with children and
their families much easier in and out of the school setting.

- It can optimise behaviour, social and academic outcomes, making life better for everyone. The workshop spreads the message that despite the obstacles poverty can create in all types of interaction there are specific strategies for overcoming them.

Presenter: Nairn Walker

Nairn Walker has now worked across Australia, New Zealand, the US and the UK with over fifty thousand professionals to raise awareness of Dr Ruby Payne’s insights into the issues presented by economic disadvantage in every level of our communities, schools and businesses. She is committed to raising awareness, understanding and outcomes through sharing strategies that make a difference.

Nairn has been engaged with Dr Payne’s Framework for Understanding Poverty material for fifteen years since first being introduced to the material in her role as a Program and Campus Manager for disadvantaged and challenging youth and their families in Northern Tasmania.

Nairn co-founded and chaired the Mt Arthur Centre in Tasmania for five years, dedicated to individual and community wellbeing. She trains professionals, employers, parents and community members in the MESH (Mental, Emotional, Social and Spiritual Health) Support Group Facilitation Program, a powerful experiential model having a most positive and profound effect on participants of all ages through-out Australia in business, schools and community agencies.

Nairn taught Equity and Social Justice at the University of Tasmania (School of Education) for several years. She is the mother of three children, Marley, Daisy and Hamish. Nairn loves her role as a trainer and consultant with Social Solutions and is truly committed to their mission - Educating for a positive now.

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