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2019 Simulations Training

Poverty Simulation for BEST staff

March 25, 2019

Goal: Teach about poverty and how families cope with poverty through designated simulation.

Target Population:  BEST staff, social philanthropy organization

Number of Sessions: 1

Number of Participants: 70

Location:  OU – Tulsa


 

Poverty Simulation for JAMES staff

June 6, 2019

Partners: Oklahoma University

Goal:  Teach about poverty and how families cope with poverty through designated simulation.

Target Population:  JAMES staff, the agency cares for pregnant teens

Number of Sessions: 1

Number of Participants: 50

Location:  OU – Tulsa


 

Simulations for Tulsa Schools

July – August 2019

In 2019 three training programs were held at Tulsa schools in collaboration with the city’s educational system.

Partners: Tulsa Educational System

Goal: At Union Public School, the goal was to impart knowledge through active experience of the lives of those who suffer from poverty, and the consequences of poverty on family and children. In the Jenks Public Schools the goal was to raise awareness on the subject of violence among adolescent couples, a growing phenomenon in the US and in Oklahoma in particular.

Target Population:  Union Public High School staff, Jenks Public Schools teachers, sophomores and their parents

Number of Sessions:  Total of 3:  1 at Union Public School and 1 at Jenks Public School

Number of Participants: 45

Location:  OU – Founders Hall


 

Poverty Simulation for a Tulsa Public High-School

August 1, 2019

Goal:  Impart knowledge through active experiences of those who suffer from poverty, and the consequences of poverty on family and children.

Target Population:  CAP staff

Number of Sessions: 1

Number of Participants: 45

Location:  OU – Founders Hall


 

In Their Shoes:  Simulation for Tulsa Public Schools

August 16, 2019

Goal:  Raise awareness to violence among adolescent couples, a growing phenomenon in the US and in Oklahoma in particular.

Target Population:  Jenks Public Schools teachers, sophomores and their parents

Number of Sessions: 3

Number of Participants: Total of 105: 35 at each session

Location:  The schools

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