Learning Objectives

Review the learning objectives to reinforce the most important material.

After reading this chapter, you should be able to

  1.  Define the term poverty.
  2.  Describe who is considered an individual and why.
  3.  List various factors associated with poverty.
  4.  Define at least five programs or services designed to address poverty.
  5.  Apply the dynamic advocacy model to poverty and inequality.
  6.  Describe the role of social workers in addressing issues of poverty.