Framework for Understanding Poverty - aha Process! (non-EPV)

A Cognitive Approach for Educators, Policymakers, Employers and Service Providers

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A Framework for Understanding Poverty: 10 Actions to Educate Students
This training fulfils the prerequisite for the A Framework for Understanding Poverty Trainer Certification.

This web-based training gives you in-depth information to help you understand class differences and 10 actions you can implement the next day in the classroom to achieve impact. This workshop is based on the book 'Framework for Understanding Poverty' by Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D.

The course price is €75 and includes the book and corresponding e-Book. For groups of 100 or more who register all participants at once, the workshop price is €50/participant (including the book and corresponding e-Book)

Your Instructor

​Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D
​Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D

Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D., founder and president of aha! Process, Inc. (1994), with more than 30 years experience as a professional educator, has been sharing her insights about the impact of poverty and how to help educators and other professionals work effectively with individuals from poverty in more than a thousand workshop settings through North America, Canada, and Australia. Her seminal work, A Framework for Understanding Poverty, teaches the hidden rules of economic class and spreads the message that, despite the obstacles poverty can create in all types of interaction, there are specific strategies for overcoming them. Since publishing Framework in 1995, Dr. Payne also has written or co-authored nearly a dozen books surrounding these issues in such areas as education, social services, the workplace, faith communities and leadership. More information can be found on her website,

Course Curriculum

  A Framework for Understanding Poverty
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When does the course start and finish?
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