24 Sep 2020

Financial Literacy Facilitator Training - Regina

Sep 24, 2020 - Sep 25, 2020
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
United Way Regina, Community Room, 1440 Scarth Street

READ Saskatoon is delivering the Momentum's Money Management Training. This curriculum is a holistic, asset-based approach to growing a sustainable livelihood.

This curriculum has been designed for the explicit use of not-for-profit community-based agencies who work with people in or at risk of poverty.

 Your organization will

• Build expertise in the sustainable livelihoods approach to poverty reduction

• Build the in-house capacity to provide money management education for your participants

• Have the flexibility to work through each topic at a pace that works for your participants

Your participants will

• Learn the critical skills necessary for achieving a sustainable livelihood

• Learn how to save and reduce debt, even on a low income

• Understand how thoughts and feelings about money impact how they manage money

• Learn how financial assets are connected to personal, human, physical and social assets

• Tell their money where to go instead of asking where it has gone.

What is included within the Financial Literacy training?

Your staff will receive:

• Intensive two-day facilitation training on the five core workshops

• Facilitation skills based on adult learning principles

• Financial Literacy Curriculum manual and resources, including facilitators' guides and participant handouts

• Networking opportunities with other agencies serving people living on low incomes

What makes the curriculum unique?

• It’s all in the delivery! Based on comprehensive front-line experience working with individuals living on low incomes

• Plain language content increases the accessibility of the material for groups with lower literacy levels

• Foundational nature of the curriculum tailored to the unique needs of individuals living on low incomes or experiencing other barriers

• Activity-based approach provides an engaging environment for participants to learn about a challenging topic

• Five modules cover both the technical and behavioral components of financial literacy, increasing the chances that participants will be able and willing to make the changes in their own lives.

 

 

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