Date of Award


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Capstone Paper


Counselor Education

First Advisor

Eric Baltrinic


This literature review contains information about the impact of poverty on the development of children and young adults, as well as what school counselors can do to help. Poverty is something that impacts many individuals throughout their lifetime and it is important to develop an understanding about how to better help these individuals. School counselors have the ability to instill change and provide a positive and safe environment for not only all students, but students that are living in poverty as well. Additionally, information is provided on how to combat the effects of poverty to prepare students for a successful future.

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