Development, Decisions, & Dollars! at Tioga Downs

Apr 13, 2023

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Join us on Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at Tioga Downs Casino and Resort from 9am to 4pm for this informative presentation.
Cost $25.00- includes lunch

Development, Decisions, and Dollars
Understand how your past affects your current financial behavior. Gain a basic understanding of brain development, how the environment impacts your biology, Adverse Childhood Experiences, and epigenetics. Learn about factors that build resilience and effective stress management. Form a foundational understanding of financial literacy basics, including credit, predatory lending, dealing with debt, and creating good money habits. This session is aimed towards providers and professionals.

Training Agenda:
• Learn the biology and neuroscience relating to human development
• Epigenetics—how does our environment affect our biology?
• Adverse Childhood Experiences and their impact on health outcomes
• How our past history influences our current behavior
• Building resilience and managing stress
• Money as a matter of feeling
• Credit history, reports, & scores
• Predatory lending & fraud
• Dealing with debt
• Introduction to investment
• Good money habits—Money space, money management, & budgeting basics

About the facilitators:
Sara Chobot is a certified trainer of Neuroscience, Epigenetics, Adverse Childhood Experiences, and Resilience (N.E.A.R.). She is also an instructor for the Family Development Credential program. Sara serves Tioga Opportunities, Inc. as the Self-Sufficiency Coordinator and has a deep interest in trauma responsive care.

Amanda Kushner brings with her 10 years of experience at Tioga Opportunities Inc. She is a certified class leader for Powerful Tools for Caregivers and is an active advocate for the Alzheimer’s Association. Amanda is passionate in her role as the Aging Services Coordinator, working closely with older adults and caregivers.

Both Sara and Amanda are certified in Financial Social Work and strive to promote self-sufficiency and improve financial well-being within the community. 

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