Reflections on an Experiential Poverty Simulation filtered through the Mind’s Eye of Three Faculty Members

  • Stephen Monroe Tomczak Southern Connecticut State University School of Health & Human Services Department of Social Work
  • Heather Pizzanello Southern Connecticut State University School of Health & Human Services Department of Social Work
  • Dana Schneider Southern Connecticut State University School of Health & Human Services Department of Social Work
Keywords: poverty, simulation learning, social justice

Abstract

Three social work faculty members, one macro-practice and two clinical, reflect on the process of developing and implementing a poverty simulation program on the campus of their urban university. The process by which the program was developed and implemented is examined, the experience of the simulation discussed, and some lessons learned offered

 

 

Author Biographies

Stephen Monroe Tomczak, Southern Connecticut State University School of Health & Human Services Department of Social Work

Assistant Professor of Social Welfare Policy & Community Organization

Southern Connecticut State University, Department of Social Work

Heather Pizzanello, Southern Connecticut State University School of Health & Human Services Department of Social Work

Assistant Professor

Southern Connecticut State University, Department of Social Work

Dana Schneider, Southern Connecticut State University School of Health & Human Services Department of Social Work
Associate Professor
Southern Connecticut State University, Department of Social Work
Published
2015-12-29