Continuing Education (CE) Program

Course details

TitlePoverty Simulation
Start date09/18/2023 (Mon)
End date09/18/2023 (Mon)
Time12:00pm - 3:00pm
Location 763 Fashion Drive, Columbia, SC 29229 (Richland 2 Institute of Innovation R2I2) MAP IT!
DescriptionPoverty is often portrayed as a stand-alone issue. In this three-hour activity, the Community Action Poverty Simulation involves participants who take on the roles of members of up to 26 families, all facing a variety of challenging, but typical, circumstances. The Poverty Simulation breaks down stereotypes by allowing participants to step into the real-life situations of others.
Target AudienceSchool Nurses, Social Workers (non social work), Counselors/Therapists and any other healthcare professional with interest.
InstructorsJane Brandis, Professor Emeritus and Tammy Pawloski, PhD
FeesNo Fee
Credits Nursing: This nursing continuing education activity awards 3.0 contact hours upon successful completion.

Lowcountry AHEC is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Social Workers: This program is approved for a total of 3.0 non social work contact hours. The South Carolina AHEC system is an approved provider of continuing education by the South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners.

Counselors/Therapists (LMFT): This program is approved for 3.0 hours of continuing education credit. The South Carolina AHEC system is recognized as a permanent sponsor of continuing education by the South Carolina Board of Examiners of Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

All Participants: This program provides 3.0 clock hours (0.30 CEUs) by Lowcountry AHEC and meets SC AHEC Continuing Education Best Practice Standards.


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