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Poverty Seminar Series: CEU's available

Event Type
Professional Development
School of Social Work and Center for Social and Behavioral Science
Nov 19, 2021   12:00 - 1:30 pm  
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Amy Frederick
Originating Calendar
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For many low-income families, the COVID-19 pandemic has translated into lost jobs and decreased work hours, putting a strain on already scarce resources. The resulting consequences of such income loss include food insecurity, stress and anxiety, as well as children’s emotional and behavioral problems. During this seminar series, faculty of various disciplines will provide insights into what we can do to address these harmful effects of COVID-19. These experts will present and discuss how different policy interventions affect families’ well-being, specifically when looking at key outcomes such as parental engagement and child development. Following the speakers’ research presentation, participants will have the opportunity to engage in a Q&A.


Speaker: Eliza Forsythe, Assistant Professor, School of Labor and Employment Relations @ The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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